Sameena Mulla
Dr. Sameena MullaMarquette University

Lalumiere Hall, 412

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3441
Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor

Social and Cultural Sciences


Ph.D., 2008, John Hopkins University

Research Interests

Sexual Violence; Institutions; Law and the State; Expert Knowledge; Race. Gender and the Body; Visual Anthropology; Medical Technology; Anthropology and Philosophy; Legal Subjectivity; the urban U.S.

Professional Interests

Cultural anthropology; ethnography; Anthropological Theory and Method; Legal anthropology; Medical anthropology; Anthropology of Religion




  • S. Mulla, “Sexual Violence, Law, and Qualities of Affiliation” in Wording the World: Veena Das and the Scenes of Inheritance, R. Chatterji ed., New York: Fordham University Press, 2014, pp. 172-190.
  • S. Mulla and H. Hlavka, “Gendered Violence and the Ethics of Social Science Research,” Violence Against Women, 17(12): 1509-1520, 2011.
  • S. Mulla, Facing Victims: Forensics, Visual Technologies and Sexual Assault Examination,” Medical Anthropology, 30(3): 271-294, 2011.
  • S. Mulla, “In Mother’s Lap: Violence, Kinship and the Forensic Documentary Regime,” Law, Culture & the Humanities, 7(3):413-433, 2010.
  • S. Mulla, “There is No Place Like Home: The Body as the Scene of the Crime in Sexual Assault Interventions,” Home Cultures. 5(3): 301-326, 2008.

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