Columbia University Anthropology PhD Student Adam Bund
About Adam Bund
Adam Bund is a PhD candidate in anthropology and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University. He has held a number of lecturer positions within university settings, teaching courses such as “The New Global South: China in Africa and Latin America” and “Critical Chinese Political Economy.” Adam Bund also supervised global knowledge labs focused on the political economy of Latin American venture capital and on state-supported innovation in China, Palestine, and India. He completed his bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology, with a minor in Asian and African languages and culture, at Duke University (summa cum laude). He subsequently completed MA and MPhil degrees in anthropology at Columbia University with his coursework including intensive Chinese language studies. In 2007, Adam Bund earned a Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship, allowing him to begin dissertation research on Chinese innovation policy and high-tech development zones. Adam Bund’s research has been funded by the Jacob K. Javits, Mellon, Fulbright, and Ford Foundations, Columbia University’s Weatherhead Institute, as well as by a U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship.