Karen Ho

Assistant Professor

University of Minnesota

Karen Ho is an Assistant Professor in the Anthropology department at the University of Minnesota. Her specialties are cultural studies of finance capital; finance, globalization, and capitalism; ethnography; feminist studies; political economy; United States; and comparative race and ethnicity. 

Her publications include “Finance,” Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 2nd ed., eds. Barnard, Alan, and Jonathan Spencer; “Disciplining Investment Bankers, Disciplining the Economy: Wall Street’s Institutional Culture of Crisis and the Downsizing of American Corporations,” American Anthropologist (2009); Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street (2009); and "Situating Global Capitalisms: A View from Wall Street Investment Banks," Cultural Anthropology (2005).