Kerry Chance

Dr. Kerry Chance is an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) New Faculty Fellow in the Anthropology Department at Harvard University. She joined the Anthropology Department as a College Fellow in 2011 after receiving a Ph.D. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology at the University of Chicago. She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled "Living Politics" on governance and political mobilization in contemporary South Africa. She has held research fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Social Science Research Council, the Wenner Gren Foundation, and the Mellon Foundation. Her research interests include: Political Anthropology, African Studies, everyday material life, popular movements, economic liberalization, development, and new forms of politics, violence and governance.