Harel Shapira is an assistant professor in the department of sociology at the University of Texas, Austin. He is an ethnographer who uses long-term participant observation in order to study political life in contemporary America, with an emphasis on right-wing politics. He is the author of Waiting for José: The Minutemen’s Pursuit of America, which explores the civilians who patrol the United States/Mexico border.
Project Title: The Right to Kill: Guns, Justified Homicide, and the Future of American Democracy
In the News:
- Learning to Need a Gun (Springer)