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Saida Hodžić

Saida Hodžić

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Saida Hodžić studies women’s rights activism, NGO advocacy, humanitarianism, and civic environmental activism.

Her first book, The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs (University of California Press, 2017) won the Michelle Rosaldo Book Prize of the Association for Feminist Anthropology and the Amaury Talbot Book Prize for African Anthropology of the Royal Anthropological Institute. She is currently working on two book manuscripts, Affective Encounters: Humanitarian Afterlives of War and Violence and For Whom is Africa Rising? Unsettling Transnational Feminism in the 21st Century.

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  • CMSP Faculty Associate
    • IES Faculty Associate