Laurin Baumgardt

Published: June 22nd, 2017

Category: Graduate Students

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Graduate Student

Mailbox: Turlington Hall Rm 1112, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305


  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A., Anthropology, Leipzig University, 2017
  • B.A., Philosophy, Humboldt University, 2013


Cultural Anthropology


Dr. Chalfin

Research Interests

Sub-Saharan Africa, Urban Anthropology, Development Anthropology, Infrastructure, Design, Methodology and Theory

Selected Publications

Baumgardt, Laurin, 2017, Unfinished Futures: Ethnographic Reflections on Infrastructure and Aspirations in an Informal Settlement in South Africa, Moment Journal, Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(1): 73-91.

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Humboldt University PROMOS-scholarship (DAAD) at the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) for a Swahili advanced language course, 2011
  • Leipzig University PROMOS-scholarship (DAAD) at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, for studies abroad, 2015

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