History and Philosophy
Office Location: AC-3d04
|PhD||Columbia University||Applied Anthropology||2014|
|MPhil||Columbia University||Applied Anthropology||2011|
|MA||University of Kansas||Latin American Studies||2002|
|BA||University of Kansas||Mathematics||1998|
Areas of Expertise
- Applied Anthropology
Anthropology of Political Economy
Anthropology of Migration
Anthropology of Education
Books in Field Of Expertise
with Noel Salazar. Keywords of Mobility. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2016. .
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Multiple Co-authors. "Transnational Hispaniola: Towards New Paradigms in Haitian and Dominican Studies." Radical History Review. 115 2013: 26-32.
w/Lesley Bartlett and Gulin Bonhomme. "State Literacies and Inequalities: Managing Haitian Immigrants in the Dominican Republic." International Journal of Educational Development. 31 2011: 587-595.
Jayaram, Kiran. "Capital Changes: Haitian Migrants in Contemporary Dominican Republic." Caribbean Quarterly. 55 2010: 31-54.
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Jayaram, Kiran. "Capital." Keywords of Mobility. 2016: .
Jayaram, Kiran. "State, Market, Xenophobia: Making Haitian Educational Migrants in the Dominican Republic." Lives in Motion: Migration and Education in Global Perspective. 2013: .
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program: 2017.
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Anthropology, Université d'Etat d'Haïti: 2014-present.
Invited Participant, NSF, Statistics in Ethnography: 2015.
Emerging Scholars Award, Haitian Studies Association: 2012.
College Scholars Award, JCCC: 2011.
Invited Participant, NSF, Summer Institute on Research Design: 2005.
IIE/Fulbright Scholar Award, Meaning of Mangoes. 2015-2017: .
IIE/Fulbright Student Award, Haitian Migrants in Santo Domingo. 2007-2008: .
Office of Policy/Research (TC), Haitian Migrants in Santo Domingo. 2007-2008: .
Teachers College, Anthropology Program, Haitians in the Dominican Republic. 2006: .
Columbia U (ILAS), Research Grant, Haitians in the Dominican Republic. 2006: .
Teachers College, Anthropology Program, Social Uses of Internet in Haiti. 2005: .
U of Florida, Anthropology Department, . 2003: .
KS Board of Regents, Pearson Fellowship, Mouvman rasin in Haiti. 2001: .
U of Kansas, Tinker Foundation, AfroCuban ID in Cuba. 2001: .
U of Kansas, Institute of Haitian Studies, Haiti travel. 2000: .
Offices Held In Professional Societies
2015-present: Program Chair, Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (AAA).
2010-2016: Haiti-Dominican Republic Section Co-Chair, Latin American Studies Association.
2010-present: Co-founder, Transnational Hispaniola.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Wenner-Gren, Institutional Development Grant (Haiti), Project Co-Facilitator: 2014-2018.