- Basic Information
- Awards & Honors
- Areas of Interest
- Professional Affiliations
Ursula M. Dalinghaus
Visiting Professor of Anthropology
Office: East 210
- Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute for Money, Technology, & Financial Inclusion | University of California, Irvine
- Ph.D. Sociocultural Anthropology | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
- B.A. Anthropology and German | Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis
- ANT 110 The Human Experience: How To Think Anthropologically
- ANT 200/300 Departmental Studies: Anthropology of Money
- ANT 215 Ethnographic Field Methods
- ANT 224 Gender, Sex & Sexuality: Cross-Cultural Views
- ANT 300 Advanced Departmental Studies: Ethnography in Extreme Spaces
- ANT 300 Advanced Departmental Studies: Your Money or Your Life? Global Perspectives on Credit and Debt
- ANT 314 Religion, Magic, & Witchcraft
- ANT 398 Independent Study Money, Disability, and Design
- ANT 498 Independent Study Anthropology of Finance
- ANT 502 Seminar in Anthropological Method and Theory
- CTL 210 Exploring Cultural Encounters
Awards & Honors
- Fellow, DAAD Sponsored International Graduate Network, “Deutschland und das neue Europa im Zeitalter der Entgrenzungen,” Mitteleuropa Zentrum (MeZ), Technische Universität, Dresden, Germany. (September-December 2009; November-December 2010)
- Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota Graduate School (2008)
- National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, Cultural Anthropology (2008)
- Tankha, Mrinalini, and Ursula Dalinghaus (2020) “Mapping the Intermediate: Lived Technologies of Money and Value.” Journal of Cultural Economy 13(4): 345–52.
- Dalinghaus, Ursula (2019) "Virtually Irreplaceable: Cash as Public Infrastructure." White Paper. Cash Matters/International Currency Association and The Institute for Money, Technology, & Financial Inclusion.
- Dalinghaus, Ursula (2017) Between Memorialization and Monetary Re-Valuation: The 1990 Currency Union as a Site of Post-Unification Memory Work. Money in the German-Speaking Lands, Mary Lindemann and Jared C. Poley (eds.) Spektrum Series. New York: Berghahn Books, pp. 283-302.
- Dalinghaus, Ursula (2017) A Question of Value(s): Money, Currency Unions and the Re-Making of Post-Unification Identities. Deutschland seit 1990: Perspektiven auf die Vereinigungsgesellschaft. Thomas Großbölting and Christoph Lorke (eds.). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, pp. 161-184
- Dalinghaus, Ursula (2017) “Keeping Cash: Assessing the Arguments about Cash and Crime.” White Paper. Cash Matters/International Currency Association and The Institute for Money, Technology, & Financial Inclusion.
- Rea, Stephen C., Ursula Dalinghaus, Taylor Nelms, and Bill Maurer (2016) Riding the Rails of Mobile Payments: Financial Inclusion, Mobile Phones, and Infrastructure. In The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography. Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway and Genevieve Bell, (eds.) New York: Routledge.
- Dalinghaus, Ursula (2016) Review of History, Time, and Economic Crisis in Central Greece, by Daniel M. Knight. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. American Anthropologist (118) 4 pp. 920-921
- Dalinghaus, Ursula (2016) Review of Gambling Debt: Iceland’s Rise and Fall in the Global Economy, by E. Paul Durrenberger and Gisli Palsson (eds.) Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2014. American Ethnologist (43) 4 pp. 763-764
- Dalinghaus, Ursula (2015) Modeling the Economy with Words, Review of Economy of Words: Communicative Imperatives in Central Banks, Douglas Holmes (Chicago 2014). Current Anthropology (56) 2 pp. 293-294
Areas of Interest
- Economic Anthropology
- Applied and Public Anthropology
- American Anthropological Association
- American Ethnological Society
- Society for Cultural Anthropology
- Society for the Anthropology of Europe
- Society for Economic Anthropology
- Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics
- German Studies Association
- “Whose Convenience? Cash, Central Banks, and the Politics of Payment.” Society for Economic Anthropology Virtual Conference: “Convenience as a Driver of Social Economies.” Hosted by University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana. April 30, 2020.
- Invited roundtable presenter, “Will virtual currencies influence the role of money as a means of community belonging and identity?” 2019 Winter School in EU Money Law, Business and Law Department, University of Siena, Italy, December 11, 2019.
- “A Substitute without Substitute: Cash Money and the Politics of Payment.” For panel, Different but not Different: Ethnographies of Substitution, at American Anthropological Association Meetings, Vancouver, Canada, Nov 21, 2019.
- Invited speaker for panel at IMTC World 2018. Industry Conference on Money Transfer, Remittances & Cross-Border Payments, Miami Beach, Florida, Nov 15, 2018.
- “When you lose the Cold War, you still have to be killed: Monetary exception and problems of accountability in post-wall EU Germany.” For panel, States of Exception: Policy and Politics in Exceptional Times, at American Anthropological Association Meetings, San Jose, CA., Nov 18, 2018.