Jeremy Morris - New Associate Professor in Eastern European Studies

As of 1 August 2016 we welcome Jeremy Morris as a member of staff at the Department of Global Studies

11.07.2016 | Camilla Dimke

Jeremy Morris received his DPhil in Russian Studies from the University of Sussex in 2003. From 2012-16 He was cross-faculty associate professor in the Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies (CREES) and the School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Birmingham. He also acted as Co-Director of CREES from 2014-16. His research similarly straddles disciplines, particularly critical political economy and anthropology and is focused on understanding ‘actually lived experience’ in Russia and other post-socialist states, particularly in relation to work, class and the diverse economy. He has authored a number of books and articles including: Everyday Postsocialism: Working-class Life Strategies in the Russian Margins (Palgrave, 2016) He is the co-editor of The Informal Postsocialist Economy: Embedded Practices and Livelihoods (Routledge 2014) and Informal Economies in Post-Socialist Spaces: Practices, Institutions and Networks (Palgrave 2015)​.