Professor Ann Marie Leshkowich is a sociocultural anthropologist whose research focuses on gender, economic transformation, neoliberalism, middle classness, fashion, social work, and transnational adoption in Vietnam.
Her publications include:
Essential Trade: Vietnamese Women in a Changing Marketplace (University of Hawai'i Press, 2014)
"Standardized Forms of Vietnamese Selfhood: An Ethnographic Genealogy of Documentation" (2014, American Ethnologist 41(1): 143-162)
Neoliberalism in Vietnam. Special issue of positions: asia critique 20(2), Spring 2012. Co-edited with Christina Schwenkel.
"Making Class and Gender: (Market) Socialist Enframing of Traders in Ho Chi Minh City" (2011, American Anthropologist 113(2): 277-290)
"Wandering Ghosts of Late Socialism: Conflict, Metaphor, and Memory in a Southern Vietnamese Marketplace" (2008, Journal of Asian Studies 67(1): 5-41)
"Woman, Buddhist, Entrepreneur: Gender, Moral Values, and Class Anxiety in Late Socialist Vietnam" (2006, Journal of Vietnamese Studies 1(1-2): 277-313)
Niessen, Leshkowich, and Jones (eds), Re-Orienting Fashion: The Globalization of Asian Dress (Berg, 2003)
Leshkowich and Jones, "What Happens When Asian Chic Becomes Chic in Asia? (2003, Fashion Theory 7 (3/4): 281-300)
(Complete list of publications and links to selected pdfs.)
Leshkowich earned her Ph.D.
in Social Anthropology from Harvard University.