Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Stephen Campbell

Assistant Professor
School of Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Phone: (+65)65927883
Office: HSS-05-48

  • PhD, Anthropology University of Toronto 2015
  • Master of Intl Stud,Peace & Conflict Res University of Queensland 2006
  • BA, Near Eastern Archaeology Wilfrid Laurier University 2001
Stephen Campbell (PhD, Anthropology, University of Toronto, 2015) is a sociocultural anthropologist in the School of Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University. His current research focuses on labour regulation, postcolonial political economy, and the anthropology of state formation in Myanmar. His previous project examined the restructuring of migrant labour regulation along the Thai-Myanmar border.
Research Interests
anthropology of state formation, political economy, labour migration, border studies, Myanmar, Thailand, workerist/autonomist theory
Selected Publications
  • Stephen Campbell. (2018). Anthropology and the Social Factory. Dialectical Anthropology, 42(2).
  • Stephen Campbell. (2018). Border Capitalism, Disrupted: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone. Cornell University Press.
  • Stephen Campbell. (2017). State illegibility in the containment of labour unrest on the Thai-Myanmar border. Critique of Anthropology, 37(3), 317–332.
  • Dennis Arnold, Stephen Campbell. (2017). Labour Regime Transformation in Myanmar: Constitutive Processes of Contestation. Development and Change, 48(4), 801–824.
  • Stephen D. Campbell. (2017). Articulations of formality and informality in reform-era Myanmar. Annual Conference of the Canadian Anthropological SocietyOttawa.

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