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Angela  Stuesse

Angela Stuesse

Angela Stuesse
Assistant Professor


Office: SOC 137
Phone: 813/974-2138



Ph.D., Anthropology, University Texas, Austin
M.A., Latin American Studies, University of Texas, Austin
B.A., Anthropology and Latin American Studies, University of Florida


Work and Migration in the Americas; Engaging Ethnography; Cultural Anthropology; Contemporary Applied Anthropology; Methods in Cultural Research

Graduate Students

Laura Baum, Rachel Tyree

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
93760ANT 4495002Methods in Cultural Research

SOC 37
95494IDS 4914112Adv Undergrad Research Exp

TBA 100
91979ANG 5901029Directed Reading

TBA 100
84007ANG 5937001Engaging Ethnography

SOC 30
93309ANG 6915029Directed Research

TBA 100
89073ANG 6971029Thesis: Master's

TBA 100
93566ANG 7980029Dissertation: Doctoral

TBA 100

Recent Publications

2014    Stuesse, Angela and Mathew Coleman.  “Automobility, Immobility, Altermobility: Surviving and Resisting the Intensification of Immigrant Policing.” City & Society 26(1):51-72.

2013    Stuesse, Angela and Laura E. Helton.  “Low-wage Legacies, Race, and the Golden Chicken in Mississippi: Where Contemporary Immigration Meets African American Labor History.” Southern Spaces.

2013    Stuesse, Angela, with B. Manz, E. Oglesby, K. Olson, V. Sanford, C. Snow, & H. Walsh-Haney.  “Sí hubo genocidio: Anthropologists and the Genocide Trial of Guatemala’s Rios Montt.”  American Anthropologist.  115(4):658-663.

2013    Griffith, David, Shao-hua Liu, Michael Paolisso, and Angela Stuesse.  “Enduring Whims and Public Anthropology.”  American Anthropologist.  115(1):125-126.

2013    Coleman, Mathew and Angela Stuesse.  “Immigrant Policing, Not Immigration Enforcement.”  Society and Space.  September 24.  Contribution to The US Carcerial Society Forum, Mary Tomas, ed.

2010    Stuesse, Angela C.  “Challenging the Border Patrol, Human Rights, and Persistent Inequalities: An Ethnography of Struggle in South Texas.”  Latino Studies 8(1):23-47.

2010    Stuesse, Angela C.  “What’s ‘Justice and Dignity’ Got to Do with It?  Migrant Vulnerability, Corporate Complicity, and the State.”  Human Organization 69(1):19-30.

2009    Stuesse, Angela C.  “Race, Migration, and Labor Control:  Neoliberal Challenges to Organizing Mississippi's Poultry Workers.” In Latino Immigrants and the Transformation of the U.S. South. M. Odem and E. Lacy, eds.  Pp. 91-111. Athens: University of Georgia Press.

Public Scholarship

2013    Stuesse, Angela, with Jennifer Webb, Meredith Main, and Laura Baum, and Cassandra Decker  Engaged Ethnography. An online list of politically engaged ethnographies to foster broader reading and teaching of engaged ethnography and nurture the growth of a loose network of politically engaged ethnographers.

2013    EG Justice, with A. Stuesse.  “DOJ vs. Teodorin 101.” October 29.

2012    Stuesse, Angela and Cheryl Staats.  Intergroup ResourcesAn online and offline resource center for strengthening intergroup relations at the grassroots.  Created with funding from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity.  Supported and staffed by Safe Places for the Advancement of Community and Equity (SPACEs).

2011.   Stuesse, Angela C.  “Ten Reasons Why UNESCO Should Cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Prize.” Race Talk. A Kirwan Institute Project. Cross-posted on AllAfrica. October 4.

2010    Stuesse, Angela C.  “African Human Rights Defenders or Colonialists? Seeking Justice in Equatorial Guinea.” Race Talk. A Kirwan Institute Project. Cross-posted on AlterNet. June 14.

2010    Stuesse, Angela C.  “Prejudice, Discrimination, Exclusion in Mississippi—Sound Familiar?Race-Talk. A Kirwan Institute Project. Cross-posted on AlterNet. April 7.


Intergroup Resources: Building Social Justice Online and From the Ground Up, Neuroanthropology PLOS. February 13, 2013.

Engaged Anthropology with and for Latino Immigrants, AnthropologyWorks. January 25, 2013.

Bridging the Immigration Divide, USF News. January 17 2013.

Dispelling Immigration Myths Feb. 22, USF News. February 20, 2012.

Featured Faculty: Dr. Angela Stuesse, USF Office of Community Engagement. May 22, 2011.

Mississippi's Prom Outrage: An Echo of Desegregation, The Week. April 8, 2010.