Short CV/Education and training

EDUCATION

  • 2001
    MA, Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University.

  • 2006
    PhD, Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • 2005 – 2006
    Postdoctoral researcher, KITLV (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies), the Netherlands.

  • 2006 – 2007
    Lecturer in Anthropology and Sociology, Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

  • 2007 – 2012
    Lecturer, Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

  • 2012 – 2013
    Assistant Professor, Centre for Urban Studies and Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Since 2013
    Associate Professor, Centre for Urban Studies and Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Selected publications

  • Rivke Jaffe and Anouk de Koning. Introducing Urban Anthropology. Oxford and New York: Routledge. Forthcoming 2015.

  • Rivke Jaffe. From Maroons to Dons: Sovereignty, Violence and Law in Jamaica. Critique of Anthropology 35(1). 2015.

  • Bart Barendregt and Rivke Jaffe (eds.). Green Consumption: The Global Rise of Eco-Chic. London: Bloomsbury. 2014.

  • Rivke Jaffe. The Hybrid State: Crime and Citizenship in Urban Jamaica. American Ethnologist 40(4): 734-748. 2013.

  • Rivke Jaffe. The Popular Culture of Illegality: Crime and the Politics of Aesthetics in Urban Jamaica. Anthropological Quarterly 85(1): 79-102. 2012.

  • Rivke Jaffe. Talkin' 'bout the Ghetto: Popular Culture and Urban Imaginaries of Immobility. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 36(3): 674-688. 2012.

  • Rivke Jaffe. Criminal Dons and Extralegal Security Privatization in Downtown Kingston, Jamaica. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 33(2): 184-197. 2012.

  • Eveline Dürr and Rivke Jaffe (eds.). Urban Pollution: Cultural Meanings, Social Practices. Oxford and New York: Berghahn. Studies in Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology Volume 15. 2010.

  • Rivke Jaffe and Jolien Sanderse. Surinamese Maroons as Reggae Artistes: Music, Marginality and Urban Space. Ethnic and Racial Studies 33(9): 1561-1579. 2010.

  • Rivke Jaffe (ed.). The Caribbean City. Kingston and Miami: Ian Randle Publishers/Leiden: KITLV Press. 2008.


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