Jerry Zee

Environmental anthropology, political ecology, meteorology and atmospheres
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI)
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Jerry Zee is an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the Anthropology Department and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI). He is a sociocultural anthropologist whose interests include environmental anthropology, feminist science studies, the cultural and political anthropology of China, political ecology, meteorology and atmospheres, governance, engineering, aesthetics and materialism. His work is situated at the intersections of feminist science and technology studies, environmental humanities, and experimental ethnography. His book Continent in Dust: Experiments in a Chinese Weather System (University of California Press, 2022) focuses on the intersections among statecraft, landscape, atmosphere, and society in modern China.