Krisjon Olson

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Personal Information
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Krisjon
Olson
Faculty
Lecturer
Contact Information
E-Mail: 
krisjon@uw.edu
Mailbox: 
353100
Office Building: 
Denny
Room: 
443
Office Phone: 
(206) 616-0651
Academic Information
Research Summary: 
Youth; Genocide; Violence; Medical Anthropology; Humanitarianism; Premature Death; Social Theory; Public Anthropology
Teaching: 
<p>ANTH 322 Comparative Study of Death; ANTH 215 Medical Anthropology and Global Health; ANTH 469 Medical Anthropology, Moralities, and Humanitarianism; ANTH 476 Medicine, Culture, the Body; ANTH 479 War, Displacement, and the Rise of Peacebuilding</p>
Discipline: 
Sociocultural Anthropology
Keywords: 
<p>Guatemala, Rwanda, Former Yugoslavia, Sociocultural Anthropology, Global Health, Medical Anthropology, Genocide, War, Children, War Crimes, Forced Migration, Human Rights</p>
Selected Publications
2014
<p>&quot;Waging Peace: Young Ixiles Confront the Debts of War&rdquo; The Journal of Genocide Research. Eds. Diane Nelson and Elizabeth Ogelsby. Forthcoming.</p>
2013
<p>&ldquo;S&iacute; hubo genocidio: Anthropologists and the Genocide Trial of Guatemala&rsquo;s Rios Montt.&rdquo; American Anthropologist 115(4) with B. Manz, E. Oglesby, V. Sanford, A. Stuesse, C. Snow, &amp; H. Walsh Haney.</p>
2013
<p>&ldquo;After the Peace: The Contagion of Violence at the Margins of the Guatemalan State&rdquo; Anthropological Quarterly. Volume 86, #4, Fall 2013.</p>
2012
<p>&ldquo;The Right Child: The Challenges and Opportunities of Child Rights Legislation in the Post-War Environment&rdquo; Childs Rights: The Movement, International Law, and Opposition. Edited by Clark Butler. Purdue Human Rights Studies Series. Purdue University Press.</p>
2004
<p>&ldquo;Children in the Grey Space between War and Peace&rdquo; Children and Youth on the Frontline. Edited by Jo de Berry and Jo Boyden. Berghahn Press. Oxford: pp. 145-166. 2004.</p>