Joe Ellis is an anthropologist based in the department of Social Anthropology. He enrolled as a mature student onto a BSc degree in Anthropology at University College London (UCL) in 2009. After graduating, and completing a further MRes Degree, he came to Cambridge in 2013 to do a PhD in Social Anthropology based on two years of fieldwork in Mongolia. He is now the Sigrid Rausing Postdoctoral Fellow in the Mongolian and Inner Asian Studies Unit of the Department of Social Anthropology, Cambridge.
Joe taught anthropology and social theory extensively prior, during and after his PhD and has since held academic, director of studies and teaching positions in the collegiate university.