Andrew  Sanchez

Andrew Sanchez

Research Fellow (Former Staff)

Publications | Current Project

Research Interests
Work and Labour, Class, Capitalism, Corruption, Organised Crime, Urban Anthropology

Research Area(s)
South Asia

Personal website:
Urbanities, The Journal of the IUAES Commission on Urban Anthropology:


Andrew Sanchez earned his doctorate in anthropology from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2009, where he subsequently lectured from 2009 to 2012. He is a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and assistant-editor of Urbanities, the Journal of the IUAES Commission on Urban Anthropology.
Andrew is a specialist on the anthropology of class, labour and corruption, and has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in urban India among industrial workers, trade unionists and entrepreneurs. His recent writings on labour and corruption have been published by The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute and Critique of Anthropology, and have featured in edited volumes and reports. Andrew´s first monograph 'Criminal Capital: Making Class through Corruption in an Indian Company Town' is in preparation for Routledge.

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