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Amir Mohamed


Amir is a doctoral candidate whose dissertation addresses the ways young people living in Guatemalan cities reproduce and undermine entrenched power dynamics related to social difference. A multi-sited ethnography traversing both urban and digital spaces, his research focuses on lived experiences of movement, dwelling, violence, and sociality.

A short piece on Amir’s research appeared in Anthropology News: 

Ritualized Violence in Urban Guatemala 
April 30, 2019



urban anthropology, digital ethnography, violence, belonging, abjection


  • Anthropology


Fall 2021