B.A., University of Chicago
M.A. University of Chicago (Anthropology,
Ph.D. University of Chicago (Anthropology,
1996). Principal fields: Cultural Anthropology; African Studies; Comparative
Research Affiliate and Lecturer, Board
of Anthropology, The University of California at Santa Cruz (1993-94)
Lecturer, The College, The University of
Assistant Professor, University of
Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Educational Policy Studies; Affiliate of
Department of Anthropology, African Studies Program, and Women's Studies
Visiting Fellow, University of Toronto,
African Studies Program (2005-2006)
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
Department of Educational Policy Studies; Affiliate of Department of
Anthropology, African Studies Program, and Global Studies Program (2003-2008)
Affiliations (associations, organizations, institutions)
American Anthropological Association
African Studies Association
Comparative and International Educational
European Association of Social
Royal Anthropological Institute
Phillips K. & Stambach, A. (2008):
"Cultivating Choice: The Invisible Hand of Educational Opportunity in
Tanzania," in The
Globalisation of School Choice? Edited
by M. Forsey, S. Davies, and G. Walford. Oxford: Symposium Books.
Stambach, A. (2006): Guest Editor of Thematic
Issue: The Cultural Politics of Education and Religion, Social Analysis: The International
Journal of Cultural and Social Practice 50(3):1-126.
Introductory Essay Revising a Four-Square Model of a Complicated Whole: On the
Cultural Politics of Religion and Education, Social Analysis 50(3):1-18.
Stambach, A. and Malekela, G. (2006):
Education, Technology, and the New Knowledge Economy: Views from Bongoland.Globalization,
Societies and Education 4(3):321-336.
Stambach, A. and M. David (2005): Feminist
Theory and Education Policy: How Gender is 'Involved' in Family-School Choice
Debates.Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 30(1):1633-1658.
Stambach,. A. (2004): Faith in Schools:
Religion, Education, and the State. Social
Analysis: The International Journal of Cultural and Social Practice 48(3):90-107.
Stambach, A. (2003): "Kutoa Mimba:
Debates about Schoolgirl Abortion in Machame, Tanzania," in The Socio-Cultural and Political
Aspects of Abortion. Edited by Alaka Basu. Westport: Greenwood Publishers.
Stambach, A. (2000): Evangelism and Consumer
Culture in Northern Tanzania. Anthropological
Stambach, A. (2000): Using Texts on Education
to Teach about Africa: A Research Note. Educational Practice and Theory
Stambach, A. (1999): "Curl Up and Dye:
Civil Society and the Fashion-minded Citizen," in Civil Society and the Political
Imagination in Africa. Edited by Jean and John Comaroff. Chicago:
University of Chicago Press.
Stambach, A. (1998): "Too Much Studying
Makes Me Crazy": School-Related Illnesses in Tanzania. Comparative Education Review42(4):497-512.
Stambach, A. (1998): "Education,
Mobility, and Money: Comparative Reflections on the Meaning of
Investment". Advances in
Educational Policy: Perspectives on the Social Functions of Schools Volume 4:3-18, Kenneth Wong,
Contributed By: Kristy Kelly and Kristin Phillips, University of Wisconsin-Madison