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An interdisciplinary journal of transnational cultural studies

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John L. Jackson Jr.

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John L. Jackson Jr. is Richard Perry University Professor and dean of the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. He is author of several books, including Thin Description: Ethnography and the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem (2013) and (with Cora Daniels) Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money, and Religion (2014).

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Public Culture is a reviewed interdisciplinary journal of cultural studies, published three times a year in Fall, Winter, and Spring for the Institute for Public Knowledge by Duke University Press. The journal's full archives are available online at

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