Mikey Elster


CUNY PhD student in Cultural Anthropology

Research interests: Gender and sexuality, queer theory, urban studies, North America


Insidious Concern: Trans Panic and the Limits of Care. Transgender Studies Quarterly. 9(3). 407-424.

Academic Interests

Gender and sexuality/queer theory

Urbanization in the US

Medical anthropology


2019. M. Phil, Anthropology, CUNY GC

2014 B.A., Anthropology, Wayne State University


Adjunct Lecturer, Anthropology, Brooklyn College
Adjunct Lecturer, Anthropology, City College of New York

Courses Taught

American Urban Experience: Anthropological Perspectives

Anthropology of Sex

Introduction to Anthropology (4-field)

Qualitative Fieldwork Methods

Anthropology of Health and Healing

Anthropology of Urban Areas