George Paul Meiu

George Paul Meiu

George Meiu

Research and Teaching Interests

Race and ethnicity; Sexuality and sexual citizenship; Kinship; Gender; Economic anthropology; Historical anthropology; East Africa; Kenya.

George Paul Meiu is Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Institute of Social Anthropology at the University of Basel. He is an Associate of the Departments of Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Harvard University, where, until 2022, he was a tenured, full professor. Meiu’s research and teaching focus on sexuality, gender, and kinship; ethnicity, belonging and citizenship; mobility, memory, and materiality; and the political economy of East Africa and Eastern Europe.

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