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Fieldwork with Native North Americans, in Haiti and, most recently, Bhutan. Trained in Anthropology and Clinical Psychology. Interested in culture and mental health, with several years spent working with persons having mental illness (both as a clinician and as a researcher). Was a Medical Anthropology fellow and a Clinical Fellow in Psychology at Harvard. Other interests include anthropology of religion and ritual, healing, postcolonial revitalization, symbolism, and comparative human development.
Fieldwork in Thailand and the United Kingdom on Buddhist meditation practices and their incorporation into mental healthcare programmes. Interests include medical anthropology, the anthropology of religion, the anthropology of Southeast Asia, anthropology of ethics, asceticism, gender, the body, the gift, hagiography, theory and methodology.
Fieldwork in Cuba, Brazil and UK on genetics, breast cancer, disparities and activism. Interested in genomic knowledges/technologies and public health in comparative cultural arenas (especially Latin America); gender, kinship, breast cancer and 'BRCA' genetics; biosocialities and communities of health activism; and inter and cross-disciplinary research practices.
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