Victoria Bernal


Professor, Anthropology
School of Social Sciences


Ph.D., Northwestern

Phone: (949) 824-3137, 1207
Fax: (949) 824-4717
Email: vbernal@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
5251 Social Sciences Plaza B
Mail Code: 5100
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Politics, Digital Media, Feminist theory, Diaspora/Migration/Refugees, Civil Society/States/NGOs, Globalization,cyberspace, transnationalism,the Islamic revival, peasants, labor migration, Africa, Muslim societies
Publications
See my Anthro Dept Faculty webpage for more information
 
BOOK Nation as Network: Diaspora, Cyberspace, and Citizenship. University of Chicago Press. 2014
 
BOOK
Cultivating Workers: Peasants and Capitalism in a Sudanese Village. New York: Columbia University Press. 1991.
 
2000
"Equality to Die For?: Women Guerilla Fighetrs and Eritrea's Cultural Revolution"
POLAR
 
1999
"Migration, Modernity, and Islam in Rural Sudan" MIDDLE EAST REPORT
 
1997
"Colonial Moral Economy and the Discipline of Development: the Gezira Scheme and 'Modern Sudan" CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
 
1997
"islam, Transnational Culture, and Modernity in Rural Sudan" in GENDERED ENCOUNTERS: CHALLENGING CULTURAL BOUNDARIES AND ETHNIC HIERARCHIES IN AFRICA, edited by M. Grosz-Ngate and Omar Kokole
 
1995
"Cotton and Colonial Order in Sudan: A Social History with Emphasis on the Gezira Scheme" in COTTON, COLONIALISM AND SOCIAL HISTORY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, edited by Allen Isaacman and Richard Roberts
 
1994
"Peasants, Capitalism and (Ir)Rationality" AMERICAN ETHNOLOGIST
 
1994
"Gender, Culture, and Capitalism: Women and the Remaking of Islamic 'Tradition' in a Sudanese Village" COMPARATIVE STUDIES IN SOCIETY AND HISTORY
 
1990
"The Politics of Research on Agricultural Development: An Instructive Example from the Sudan." AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST 92(3):732-739.
 
1988
"Coercion and Incentives in African Agricultural Development: Insights from the Sudanese Experience" AFRICAN STUDIES REVIEW
Professional Societies
American Anthropological Association
African Studies Association
Last updated
08/27/2022