Nigel Rapport

NIGEL RAPPORT is Professor of Anthropological and Philosophical Studies at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and Founding Director of the St Andrews Centre for Cosmopolitan Studies. He is Head of School of Philosophy, Anthropology, Film and Music. He has held the Canada Research Chair in Globalization, Citizenship and Justice at Concordia University of Montreal, and he has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. His research interests include: social theory, phenomenology, identity and individuality, community, conversation analysis, and links between anthropology and literature and philosophy. His books include: Transcendent Individual: Towards a Literary and Liberal Anthropology (Routledge); The Trouble with Community: Anthropological Reflections on Movement, Identity and Collectivity (with Vered Amit; Pluto); ‘I am Dynamite’: An Alternative Anthropology of Power (Routledge); Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts [3rd edition] (Routledge); Of Orderlies and Men: Hospital Porters Achieving Wellness at Work (Carolina Academic Press); and Anyone, the Cosmopolitan Subject of Anthropology (Berghahn).