Jonathan H. Shannon
Tel: (212) 772-5452 (voice mail access is irregular; please email me for inquiries)
Fax: (212) 772-5423
Room: HN 713
Office Hours: Professor Shannon will be on sabbatical leave for the 2015-2016 academic year and not holding office hours.
B.A. 1988, Stanford University
Ph.D. 2001, CUNY
Overview of Research
Jonathan Shannon is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in aesthetics, musical performance, and cultural politics in the Arab world and Mediterranean. He has conducted ethnographic field research in Syria, Morocco, Spain, and France and is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including from SSRC, Fulbright-Hays. Professor Shannon was a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in 2008-2009. He has been teaching at Hunter College since 2001.