PhD, Anthropology, Harvard University
BA, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
Anthro 102 – Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology
Anthro 193 – Freshman Seminar: The New American
Anthro 156 – Food and Culture
Anthro 250 – Women’s Roles in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Anthro 450 – Political Anthropology Family
Anthro 561 – Ethnographic Methods
Anthro 641 – Anthropology of Knowledge
Anthro 803 – Survey of Cultural Anthropology
Global 193 – Social Movements on the Internet
Processes of political legitimation, lay/monastic relations in Buddhist Burma, Buddhist meditation movements in Southeast Asia, ethnographic methods, social theory. Ingrid Jordt has conducted research in Burma since 1988.
Jordt, I. (2007). What is a ‘True Buddhist’: Meditation and the Formation of Knowledge Communities in Burma. Ethnology, 45(3), 193-208.
Jordt, I. (2007). With Patience We Can Endure: Public Space and Private Discourse Under Burmese Authoritarian Rule. Women and the Contested State: Religion, Violence and Agency in South Asia, 188-208. University of Notre Dame Press.
Jordt, I. (2005). Women’s Practices of Renunciation in the Age of Sásana Revival. Burma at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century, 41-65. University of Hawaii Press.
Jordt, I. (2003). The Social Organization of Intention: Sacred Giving and its Implications for Burma’s Political Economy. Research in Economic Anthropology, 22, 325-344.
Jordt, I. (2003). From Relations of Power to Relations of Authority: Epistemic Claims, Practices and Ideology in the Production of Burma’s Political Order. Social Analysis, 47(1), 65-76.