Paul Gellert, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, was recently awarded a Fulbright for 2010-2011 to travel to Paramadina University in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he will teach and continue his research. Gellert is working on the politics of development in the timber, minerals, oil and gas sectors in Indonesia. He is especially interested in Indonesia’s reliance on raw materials exports and the uneven and somewhat unpredictable illiberal politics of relaxing government restrictions in trade.
Gunnoe, Andrew and Paul K. Gellert. Forthcoming. “Financialization, Shareholder Value, and the Transformation of Timberland Ownership in the United States.” Critical Sociology. In press, Vol. 37(1), January 2011.
Gellert, Paul K. Forthcoming. “Rival Transnational Networks, Domestic Politics, and Indonesian Timber.” Journal of Contemporary Asia. In Press, Vol. 40(3), 2010
Gellert, Paul K. 2010. “Extractive Regimes: Toward a Better Understanding of Indonesian Development.” Rural Sociology 75(1): 28-57.
Gellert, Paul K. and Jon Shefner. 2009. “People, Place and Time: How Structural Fieldwork Helps World-Systems Analysis.” Journal of World-Systems Research 15(2):193-218.
Gellert, Paul K. 2009. “The Politics of Governance of Indonesia’s Forest Industries: Progress and Regress in a Neo-liberal Age.” in Governance and the Depoliticisation of Development, edited by Wil Hout and Richard Robison. Routledge Press.
Gellert, Paul K. 2008. “What’s New with the Old?: Scalar Dialectics and the Reorganization of Indonesia’s Timber Industry,” in Taking Southeast Asia to Market: Commodities, People and Nature in a Neoliberal Age, edited by Nancy L. Peluso and Joe Nevins. Cornell University Press.
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