Carla Jones

Carla Jones

Faculty: Cultural Anthropology

Professor Jones’ primary research situates theoretical questions about gender, class and subjectivity in the context of contemporary urban Indonesia. Specifically, she is interested in how large-scale state agendas that position women citizens in the domestic sphere intersect with capitalist celebrations of consumer desire.

Professor Jones is especially interested in issues regarding:

  • Globalization
  • Subjectivity
  • Materiality
  • Governmentality
  • Critical gender theory
  • Mass media
  • Consumption

Professor Jones is currently accepting graduate students for Fall 2017 with the following:

  • Students who are curious about questions of consumption, religion, globalization or gender, especially in Asia
  • Students whose theoretical interests include modernity, middle classes, affect, or materiality are especially invited to apply

More about Professor Jones

Jones newest research addresses debates about mass consumer culture and Islamic commodities in Indonesia.