Dr. William Leggett

Associate Professor

Dr. William Leggett
615-904-8589
Room 319, Andrew L. Todd Hall (TODD)
MTSU Box 109, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2003)
  • M.A., Northern Illinois University (1994)
  • B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1990)

Areas of Expertise

Globalization
Colonialization
Economic Anthropology
Southeast Asia
Urban Anthropology

Publications

Leggett, William. 2013. The Flexible Imagination: At Work in the Transnational Offices of Jakarta, Indonesia. Lanham: Lexington Books.

Leggett, William. 2010. "Institutionalizing the Colonial Imagination: Chinese Middlemen and the Transnational Corporate Office in Jakarta, Indonesia"; for Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (JEMS). Sussex Centre for Migration Research at the University of Sussex: Routledge.

Leggett, William. 2009. "Fieldwork in the Corporate Offices ...

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Leggett, William. 2013. The Flexible Imagination: At Work in the Transnational Offices of Jakarta, Indonesia. Lanham: Lexington Books.

Leggett, William. 2010. "Institutionalizing the Colonial Imagination: Chinese Middlemen and the Transnational Corporate Office in Jakarta, Indonesia"; for Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (JEMS). Sussex Centre for Migration Research at the University of Sussex: Routledge.

Leggett, William. 2009. "Fieldwork in the Corporate Offices of Jakarta, Indonesia." Urban Life: Readings in the Anthropology of the City. Fifth Edition. George Gmelch, Robert Kemper and Walter Zenner, eds. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.

Leggett, William. 2008. "Colonialism"; Encyclopedia Entry for the Encyclopedia of Social Problems. Vincent Parrillo (ed.), Sage Publications.

Leggett, William. 2008. "Making Distance through a Violent Imagination"; for Ruminations on Violence. Derek Pardue (ed.), Waveland.

Leggett, William. 2007. "Expatriate Ethnoscapes: Place-making in the transnational corporate spaces of Jakarta, Indonesia."; In Ethnic Landscapes in an Urban World. Ray Hutchison and Jerome Krase (eds.), Elsevier Research in Urban Sociology Series.

Leggett, William. 2006. "The Imagination at work within the global economy"; for Anthropology of Work Review. Vol. XXVII, Number 2, Fall.

Leggett, William. 2005. "Terror and the Colonial Imagination at Work in the Transnational Corporate Spaces of Jakarta, Indonesia."; Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 12(2) . Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group.

Leggett, William. 2005. "Thinking Back: Reflections on the Tsunami of 2005"; In The Anthropology Newsletter of the University of Illinois Department of Anthropology, Spring.

Leggett, William. 2003. Book Review Essay, "Braverman Revisited."; Review of The Critical Study of Work: Labor, Technology, and Global Production (2001) Baldoz, Kowber, and Kraft (eds.), In Anthropology of Work Review. Fall and Winter, Vol. XXIV, Numbers 3-4.

Leggett, William. 1998. Video Review: "Doing Business in Southeast Asia"; in Asian Educational Media Service for the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, UIUC.

Leggett, William. 1994. Book Review: Inside Southeast Asia: Thai, Javanese and Filipino Interpretations of Everyday Life (1992) by Neils Mulder for Filipinas Journal No. 22.

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