Jeffrey, Craig

Lee Atherton

Craig Jeffrey is a University Lecturer at the School of Geography and the Environment in Oxford and Tutorial Fellow at St. John’s College.  He was formerly an Associate Professor in International Studies and Geography at the University of Washington.  He has conducted academic research on youth, politics, education, and development in north India for the past sixteen years, regularly publishing in journals such as Development and Change, World Development, and Comparative Studies in Society and History.  Besides Timepass, featured in his Rorotoko interview, his books include Degrees Without Freedom: Education, Masculinities and Unemployment in North India (Stanford 2008, with Patricia Jeffery and Roger Jeffery), and Telling Young Lives: Portraits of Global Youth (Temple 2008, with Jane Dyson).

On Rorotoko:

On his book Timepass: Youth, Class, and the Politics of Waiting in India
(Our Cover Feature of March 23, 2011)