Professor Alisse Waterston Explores Her Father’s Life in My Father’s Wars – An Intimate Ethnography

November 21, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

By following the arc of her father’s experiences in My Father’s Wars: Migration Memory and the Violence of a Century, Professor Waterston attempts to understand the powerful forces of war, genocide, compassion and survival.

To read about anthropology Professor and president-elect of the American Anthropological Association Alisse Waterston’s new book, My Father’s Wars: Migration, Memory, and the Violence of a Century, please click here. Her book is an “intimate ethnography,” that explores social history through a portrait of her father’s life.