Kregg Hetherington

Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Research interests

  • Environmental conflict
  • Economic regulation
  • Latin America
  • Infrastructures

Kregg is a political anthropologist specialized in environmental conflict, economic regulation, the bureaucratic state and international development in Latin America. He has written about the way that development regimes seek to commodify uncertainty as a way of improving market efficiency, using risk as an idiom for depoliticizing environmental and social conflict. He is interested in the legal and digital infrastructures necessary for making such phenomena calculable in the first place.

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