University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Department of Anthropology

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Dr. Jessica R Greenberg

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Assistant Professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Assistant Professor of LAS Global Studies
European Union Center
Center for Global Studies



  • After the Revolution: Youth, Democracy and the Politics of Disappointment in Serbia. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2014.

Book Contributions

  • Greenberg, Jessica, and Andrea Muehlebach. "The Old World and its New Economy: Notes on the Third Age in Western Europe Today." Generations and Globalization. Ed. Jennifer Cole and Deborah Durham. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007.

Journal Articles

  • "Gaming the System: Semiotic Indeterminacy and Political Circulation in the New Age of Revolution." Language & Communication 32.4 (2012): 372–385.
  • "On the Road to Normal: Negotiating Agency and State Sovereignty in Postsocialist Serbia." American Anthropologist 113.1 (2011): 88-100.
  • "There’s nothing anyone can do about it”: Participation, Apathy and “Successful” Democratic Transition in Postsocialist Serbia." Slavic Review 69.1 (2010): 41-64.
  • "’Goodbye Serbian Kennedy:’ Zoran Đinđić and the New Democratic Masculinity." East European Politics and Societies 20.1 (2006): 126-151.
  • "Nationalism, Masculinity and Multicultural Citizenship in Serbia." Nationalities Papers 34.3 (2006): 321-341.
  • "Noć Reklamoždera: Democracy, Consumption, and the Contradictions of Representation in Post-Socialist Serbia." Political and Legal Anthropology Review 29.2 (2006): 181-207.