Modern Greek Studies Association

Dr. Chrisy Moutsatsos

Assistant Professor

Iowa State University
Department of Anthropology and Women's Studies


Ph.D. Social Science, University of California, Irvine, 2001

M.A. Social Science, University of California, Irvine, 1994

B.A. Anthropology, with "High Distinction," University of Nevada, Reno, 1991

Principal Publications

Global Gaze, Local Bodies: an Ethnography of Consumption and Femininity in Urban Greece. Revising for publication by Duke University Press.

"Empowerment and National/Transnational Boundary Imaginings Among Urban Greek Women Cosmetic Products Distributors," special of issue of Identities, editor Ara Wilson, Ohio State University. (in preparation)

"Globalization and Labor: An Introduction." In preparation for The Way We Work and it's Impact on Our Health, Eds. Peter Schnall, et al. (in preparation)

Gender and Power in Greece in the New Millennium. Edited volume, with Nia Georges, Rice University. (in preparation)

Department of Anthropology and Women's Studies
Iowa State University
319A Curtiss Hall
Ames, Iowa 50011


(515) 294-0561 & Fax

Areas of Specialization

Globalization and transnational capitalism
Feminist theory of the body and the politics of femininity Transnational processes of consumption and the circulation of commodities
The social imagining of class
The processes and practices of national identity construction
Race and power.

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies


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