Zachary Androus is a US anthropologist based in Florence, Italy since 2006. His current research is focused on non-state language and postcolonial theory, especially as applied to the European territory. Other research interests include theories of gender and the body, and indigenous history and politics. He holds a BA (1997) and MA (2002) in Anthropology from the University of Montana and a PhD (2010) in Anthropology with a concentration in Race, Gender, and Social Justice from American University in Washington, DC. Zachary’s hobbies include playing music and making jewellery.