Hjorleifur Jonsson

Hjorleifur Jonsson

School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Hjorleifur Jonsson’s research interests include Culture, Heritage and Identity; Global Dynamics and Regional Interactions, Ethnicity, Ethnohistory, Globalization, Identity and Differentiation, Land Use, Political Organization, Social Organization, Sports, Sociocultural Anthropology in Asia and the U.S. He has focused his research on hinterland farming populations in mainland Southeast Asia. His work has concerned the dynamics of identity, cultural practice and social life at the intersections of minority communities and state structures among the Mien people in Thailand and among Iu Mien in the US who are refugee immigrants from Laos. He has also conducted research in Cambodia and Vietnam within the last decade.

HJonsson@asu.edu