Jack Sidnell

Jack Sidnell

University of Toronto

Jack Sidnell (PhD, Anthropology, University of Toronto 1998) is a professor at the University of Toronto with appointments in the departments of Anthropology and Linguistics. He has conducted ethnographic and sociolinguistic field research in the Caribbean, Vietnam and North America. The structures of social interaction have been the object of long-term study. Other research has focused on the anthropology of knowledge, the ontology of action, and ethical projects of self-cultivation. He is the author of two books, and the co-author of a recently published monograph titled, The Concept of Action (with N.J. Enfield, published by Cambridge University Press in 2017). He has edited or co-edited four books including The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology (2014).

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