Alejandro I. Paz

Alejandro I. Paz is a linguistic anthropologist broadly interested in the politics of language and citizenship as well as media and publics, and his research is regionally based in Israel/Palestine. His current research is about English online journalism from Israel, and its digital dissemination throughout a North Atlantic news-scape. He received his PhD in anthropology and linguistics from the University of Chicago in 2010, and he is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Toronto Scarborough. His ethnographic research on noncitizen Latinos in Israel was supported by grants from SSHRC, NSF, Fulbright-Hayes, and Wenner-Gren, among others. His work has appeared in the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Language and Communication, the Annual Review of Anthropology, among others, and his book Latinos in Israel: Language and Unexpected Citizenship (Indiana University Press) was published in 2018.

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