Antina von Schnitzler
Assistant Professor, International AffairsProfile:
Antina von Schnitzler is an Assistant Professor at the Graduate Program in International Affairs. She
completed her PhD in Anthropology at Columbia University in 2010 and
has a BA (Hons) in Anthropology from the University of Sussex.
Before joining the New School she was a Visiting Assistant Professor
in the Anthropology Department at Reed College. Her research and
teaching has focused on citizenship and political subjectivities,
cities and urban infrastructures, liberalism and neoliberalism,
colonialism and post-colonialism and South Africa. She has conducted
research on the corporatization of water provision in Johannesburg
focusing in particular on a controversial water infrastructure
project in Soweto. She is currently working on a book manuscript on
citizenship, protest and neoliberal reforms in post-apartheid South
"Gauging Politics: Water, Commensuration and Citizenship in South Africa" Anthropology News, January 2010, Special Issue on the Anthropology of Water.
"Citizenship Prepaid: Water, Calculability and Techno-Politics in South Africa" Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 34, No. 4, December 2008.
"Liberalism" and "Neoliberalism" International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed., edited by William Darity Jr., Detroit: MacMillan Reference USA, 2007.
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