Robin Balliger, Ph.D., is a cultural anthropologist whose research interests include globalization, geography, media and popular culture, music/sound, postcolonial theory, political economy, the Caribbean and Latin America. She has received fellowships including Fulbright, MacArthur, National Science Foundation, Mellon, Wenner Gren, and the Textor Award for Outstanding Anthropological Creativity. Since the mid-1990s, Balliger has conducted research in Trinidad on expressive culture, media expansion, and national identity formation in the context of global neoliberalism. Her current projects focus on the arts and urban redevelopment in both Trinidad and Oakland, California. Balliger’s recent publications appear in The Global Resistance Reader, Trinidad Carnival: The Cultural Politics of a Transnational Festival, Anthropological Forum, and Media Fields Journal.
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