Jason James


Jason James, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
414 Monroe Hall
University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Office number: (540) 654-1169
Email: jjames@umw.edu 

Jason James received his Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California, San Diego. His research interests include nationalism, ethnicity, collective memory, socialism and post-socialism, and Germany. He teaches courses in collective memory, the anthropology of Europe, urban anthropology, and tourism. His book Preservation and National Belonging in Eastern Germany was published by Palgrave-Macmillan in 2012, and he is currently conducting research on the commemoration of slavery and the Civil War in Richmond as well as the process of integrating immigrants in Germany.