Anjuli Fahlberg

Anjuli Fahlberg is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Tufts University and codirector of the Building Together Research Collective in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her work focuses on social movements, urban violence, and participatory action research in Latin America. She has published in World Development, Politics & Society, Cities, Sociological Forum, Qualitative Sociology, and others. Her forthcoming book, Activism Under Fire: The Politics of Non-Violence in Rio de Janeiro’s Gang Territories (Oxford University Press), documents through ethnographic fieldwork how activists mobilize for citizenship rights in a context of political repression by drug traffickers and militarized policing. Fahlberg was the recipient of the American Sociological Association’s Best Dissertation Award in 2019.

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