Ladder Rank Faculty

Jerry C Zee
  • Title
    • Assistant Professor
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Anthropology Department
    • Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Affiliations Science & Justice Research Center, Legal Studies
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Social Sciences 1, 331
  • Mail Stop Social Sciences 1 Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 331 Social Sciences 1
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Anthropology, China, Environmental Studies, Politics, Asian Studies, Aerosols, Ethnography
  • Courses Anth 110E: Global Environmental Change, Anth 130C: Politics and Culture in China, Anth 140/CRES 140: The Body in Rain: Medical/Environmental Intersections, Anth 146: Anthropology and Environment, Anth 196W: Weather and Exposure, Anth 229: Constructing Regions

Summary of Expertise

Areas of Expertise: environmental anthropology, political anthropology, science & technology studies

Fieldwork: China, South Korea, United States

Research Interests

Environmental anthropology, feminist science studies, cultural and political anthropology of China; political ecology, meteorology and atmospheres, governance, engineering, aesthetics, materialism

Biography, Education and Training

Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Science and Technology Studies, UC Davis 2015-17
PhD: Anthropology, UC Berkeley 2015
MA: Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford University
BA: Linguistics (major), Cultural and Social Anthropology (minor), Stanford University

Honors, Awards and Grants

Fellowships and Grants
2019-2020  Wenner-Gren Foundation, Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship
2019-2020 UCSC Hellman Fellowship
2019 UC Humanities Research Institute Junior Faculty Manuscript Workshop Grant
2015-2017  Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship
2014-2015  Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
2012-2014  Elvera Kwang Siam Lim Fellowship
2011-2012  Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
2011-2012  UC Pacific Rim Research Program Grant
2011-2012  UC Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies Grant
2008-2010  UC Berkeley Institute for East Asian Studies Fellowship
2008-2010  FLAS, Chinese

2018  Junior Scholar's Award, Honorable Mention. Anthropology and Environment Society
2014  Rappoport Prize. Anthropology and Environment Society