Jeffrey Juris is an associate professor of anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Northeastern University. He received his Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffrey has written numerous articles on social movements, transnational networks, new media activism, and political protest in Spain/Catalonia, Mexico, and the U.S. He has conducted collaborative research and published on Occupy Boston, including a widely read 2012 article in American Ethnologist called "Reflections on #Occupy Everywhere: Social Media, Public Space, and Emerging Logics of Aggregation."

He is the author of Networking Futures: the Movements Against Corporate Globalization, the co-author of Global Democracy and the World Social Forums, and a co-editor of Insurgent Encounters: Transnational Activism, Ethnography, and the Political. He is currently writing a new book about media and autonomy based on 15 months of ethnographic research on "free" or pirate radio activism in Mexico City and beyond.