Tammy Smith

SUNY Stony Brook

The boundaries of conflict: identity, violence, and displacement on the Italo-Yugoslav frontier

2009-2010: Spring

Assistant Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She has published numerous articles on institutional development and social dynamics of post-war societies, and in particular on the divergent narratives about the Second World War that have emerged among Istrians living in Italy and in Croatia. Through a US National Science Foundation grant, since 2008 she has been refining a new methodological approach to narrative analysis and has presented her work on narrative as an invited speaker at numerous universities and symposia in the US and abroad.