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Dr Joe Ellis

  • College positions:

    External Director of Studies in Human, Social, and Political Sciences at Gonville & Caius College, and Hughes Hall and St. Catharine’s College

  • University positions:

    Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Social Anthropology

    Sigrid Rausing Postdoctoral Fellow, MIASU

  • Subject:

Joe Ellis is an anthropologist based in the department of Social Anthropology. After relatively unsuccessful periods as a builder, animal rehabilitator and farmer, he enrolled as a mature student onto a BSc degree in Anthropology at University College London (UCL) in 2009. After graduating, and completing a further MRes Degree, he came to Cambridge in 2013 to do a PhD in Social Anthropology based on two years of fieldwork in Mongolia. He is now the Sigrid Rausing Postdoctoral Fellow in the Mongolian and Inner Asian Studies Unit of the Department of Social Anthropology, Cambridge.

Joe taught anthropology and social theory extensively prior to, during and after his PhD and has since held numerous academic, director of studies and teaching positions in the collegiate university.

For more information please see: www.socanth.cam.ac.uk/directory/joe-ellis