Ernest Gellner Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Eastern Europe including Russia, Central and Inner Asia
Anatoly M. Khazanov is Ernest Gellner Professor of Anthropology (Emeritus) at the University of Wisconsinâ€“Madison. In 1985-1990, he was Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is a Corresponding Member of the UNESCO International Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilization, and Honorary Member of the Central Eurasian Society. He has published and edited 19 books and volumes and is the author of about 200 articles and other scholarly publications. Among his monographs is â€œNomads and the Outside Worldâ€ (2nd edition: the University of Wisconsin Press, 1994) and â€œAfter the USSR. Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Politics in the Commonwealth of Independent Statesâ€ (The University of Wisconsin Press, 1995). His current research interests include ethnicity and nationalism, culture representation, post-Communist societies, and pastoral nomadism.