Anna Tsing is professor of Anthropology at University of California, Santa Cruz. She is also Niels Bohr professor at Aarhus University in Denmark and director of Aarhus University Research on the Anthropocene (AURA). Her current research follows the humble trails of mushrooms into the great economic, cultural, and ecological dilemmas of our times. She is the author of The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins, Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection, and In the Realm of the Diamond Queen: Marginality in an Out-of-the-way Place, all from Princeton University Press. She has co-edited numerous volumes, most recently, with Carol Gluck, Words in Motion: Towards a Global Lexicon, from Duke University Press.
Instructor, Campus 2016 (Feral Technologies: Making and Unmaking Multispecies Dumps Seminar)