Javier Auyero


Javier  Auyero
Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts

Phone: +1 512 232 8073
Email: auyero@austin.utexas.edu

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Javier Auyero is the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long in Latin American Sociology at the University of Texas-Austin. His research interests include political ethnography, urban politics, environmental sociology. He is the author of "Poor People's Politics, Contentious Lives, Routine Politics and Violence in Argentina, and Patients of the State" (2001). Together with Débora Swistun, he co-authored "Flammable: Environmental Suffering in an Argentine Shantytown" (2009). His new book, "In Harm's Way: The Dynamics of Urban Violence (2016), co-authored with María Fernanda Berti, was recently published by Princeton University Press. He is also the editor of "Invisible in Austin: Life and Labor in an American City" (2015). He is also co-editor, with Philippe Bourgois and Nancy Scheper-Hughes, of "Violence at the Urban Margins" (2015).

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Rachel Griess (primary)
512-471-2689
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David Ochsner (primary)
512-475-9712
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