Tina Harris is Associate Professor of Anthropology and a member of the Moving Matters research group at the University of Amsterdam. She works at the intersections between cultural anthropology and geography, and her ethnographic research focuses on aviation, cross-border mobility, borderland infrastructures, and experiments in automation. She is co-Managing Editor of Roadsides, an Open Access journal on infrastructure, and is one of the organizers of the Asian Borderlands Research Network. Her book, Geographical Diversions: Tibetan Trade, Global Transactions (University of Georgia Press, 2013) was a finalist for the ICAS Social Sciences Book Prize, and her articles have been published in journals such as Cultural Anthropology, Political Geography, Mobilities, Antipode, and Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. Her next writing project is a narrative non-fiction book on sustainable experiments in aviation.
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