Marysia Galbraith

Marysia  Galbraith


(205) 348-8412

220 Lloyd Hall

Office Hours

By appointment

Undergraduate Education

  • B.A. – Sarah Lawrence College

Graduate Education

  • M.A. – University of California, San Diego
  • Ph.D. – University of California, San Diego

Teaching Interests

  • Post-communist Poland
  • National and ethnic identity
  • Globalization

Representative Publications

Galbraith, M. 2014. Being and Becoming European: Self-Identity and European Integration

       in Poland. London: Anthem Press.

Galbraith, M., and T. Wilson. 2011. “Instrumental Europe: Practices of Daily Engagement with

the European Union.” Anthropological Journal of European Cultures 20 (2): 1-20.

Galbraith, M. 2011. “‘Poland Has Always Been in Europe’: The EU as an Instrument for

Personal and National Advancement.” Anthropological Journal of European Cultures

20 (2): 21-42.

Galbraith, M. 2008. “Choosing and Planning in a Climate of Insecurity: Balancing Professional

Work and Family Life in Poland.” Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of

        Europe 8 (2): 16-30.

Galbraith, M. 2004. “Between East and West: Geographic Metaphors of Identity in Poland.”

Ethos 33 (1): 51-81.

Galbraith, M. 2004. “Indonesia’s Sasak Potters.” Ceramics Monthly 52 (7): 44-48.


Galbraith, M. 2003. “Gifts and Favors: Social Networks and Reciprocal Exchange in Poland.”

Ethnologia Europaea 33 (1): 73-94.

Galbraith, M. 2003. “Rice bowl” (photograph of my pottery). In 500 Bowls, edited by Susan

Tourtillott, 387. Ashville, NC: Lark Books.

Galbraith, M. 2003. “‘We Just Want to Live Normally’: Intersecting Discourses of Public,

Private, Poland, and the West.” Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Europe

3 (1): 2-13.

Galbraith, M. 2002. “Globalization and Folk Craft Production: The Complementarity of

Interdisciplinary Teaching and Research.” American Association of Behavioral and

        Social Sciences Journal 62-68.

Galbraith, M. 2000. “On the Road to Częstochowa: Rhetoric and Experience on a Polish

Pilgrimage.” Anthropological Quarterly 73 (2): 61-73.