Micah F. Morton
Visiting Assistant Professor, SUNY-Oswego
Micah F. Morton earned his PhD in cultural anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015.
His research focuses on transnationalism, state-minority relations, social movements, religion and politics, ethnicity and nationalism, and the politics of Indigeneity in Southeast Asia and Southwest China. Recent publications include “From Hill Tribes to Indigenous Peoples: The Localization of a Global Movement in Thailand” in the Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (2019; co-authored with Ian G. Baird), “Reframing the Boundaries of Indigeneity: State-based ontologies and assertions of distinction and compatibility in Thailand” in American Anthropologist (2017; https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/aman.12948 and http://www.americananthropologist.org/2017/10/16/supplementary-material-micah-f-morton/), and “The Rising Politics of Indigeneity in Southeast Asia” in the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies’ Trends Series (2017; https://www.iseas.edu.sg/images/pdf/TRS14_17.pdf).
- SEAP Faculty Associate in Research