Ann Laura Stoler is Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies at The New School for Social Research and has been founding director of its Institute for Critical Social Inquiry since 2014. She is also one of the founding editors of Political Concepts: a Critical Lexicon. She has worked for some thirty-five years on the politics of knowledge, colonial governance, the racial and sexual politics of empire, and the ethnography of archives. She has been a visiting professor at the EHESS and ENS in Paris, Birzeit in Ramallah, and the Bard Prison Initiative among others. Her books include Race and the Education of Desire (1995), Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power ( 2002), Along the Archival Grain (2009), and Duress (2016).
As of May 2019