Professor Crehan joined CSI’s Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work Department in 1998. From 1998 to 2007 she served as the coordinator of CSI’s Women’s Studies Program. She is on the doctoral faculty of the Anthropology Program at the CUNY Graduate Center, and is also a member of the Graduate Center’s Women’s Studies Certificate Program. Her areas of interest include gender, political economy, the politics of aesthetics, and the writings of Antonio Gramsci. She has carried out extensive fieldwork in Zambia and Britain.

Degrees

BA, University of Manchester

MA, University of Manchester

PhD, University of Manchester

Scholarship / Publications

Professor Crehan’s publications include: The Fractured Community: Landscapes of Power and Gender in Rural Zambia (University of California Press, 1997); Gramsci, Culture and Anthropology (University of California Press and Pluto Press, 2002); Community Art: An Anthropological Perspective (Berg, 2011); and numerous articles and book chapters.