is a professor of Medical Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. She is the author of Tigers of the Snow and Other Virtual Sherpas (1995), Doctors for Democracy: Health Professionals in the Nepal Revolution (1998), and Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith: New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina (2013). She is also the editor (with Stacy L. Pigg) of Sex in Development: Science, Sexuality, and Morality in Global Perspective (2005) and (with Mona Schrempf and Sienna R. Craig) of Medicine Between Science and Religion: Explorations on Tibetan Grounds (2010).
is director of the Health and Human Rights Division at Human Rights Watch and a lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Trained in epidemiology, he is the author of more than three dozen peer-reviewed journal articles related to access to medicines, censorship and the denial of health information, arbitrary detention, and the role of civil society in the response to infectious disease outbreaks and environmental health threats.
is Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Associate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is also the co-director of Princeton’s Program in Global Health and Health Policy. Biehl is the author of Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment (2005) and Will to Live: AIDS Therapies and the Politics of Survival (2007). He is also the editor (with Byron Good and Arthur Kleinman) of Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations (2007).
is a professor at the School of Public Health of the Universidad Peruano Cayetano Heredia and a researcher at the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos in Lima. He is currently a visiting professor at the Casa Oswaldo Cruz at FIOCRUZ, Brazil. A historian of medicine, he is the author of Cold War, Deadly Fevers: Malaria Eradication in Mexico, 1955-1975 (2007) and is presently working on a history of global health and its impact on the World Health Organization.
is a senior lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology and director of the Medical Anthropology Programme at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of Eating Drugs: Psychopharmaceutical Pluralism in India (2013) and has published articles on migration and health, medical pluralism, the anthropology of pharmaceuticals and food, and transcultural psychiatry in journals such as BioSocieties, the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, and Anthropology & Medicine.
is James D. Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study and Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. His books include When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa (2007), The Empire of Trauma: An Inquiry into the Condition of Victimhood (with Richard Rechtman, 2009), Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present (2011), and La Force de l’Ordre: Une Anthropologie de la Police des Quartiers (2012). He also edited (with Mariella Pandolfi) Contemporary States of Emergency (2010) and A Companion to Moral Anthropology (2012).
is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and a professor of Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies at MIT, and a lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His books include Anthropological Futures (2009), Emergent Forms of Life and the Anthropological Voice (2003), Anthropology as Cultural Critique (with George E. Marcus, 1986, 1999), Mute Dreams, Blind Owls, and Dispersed Knowledges (2004), Debating Muslims: Cultural Dialogues in Postmodernity and Tradition (1990), and Iran: From Religious Dispute to Revolution (1980). He is the editor (with Byron Good, Sarah Willen, and Mary Jo DelVecchio Good) of A Medical Anthropology Reader: Theoretical Trajectories and Emergent Realities (2010).
is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of Life in Debt: Times of Care and Violence in Neoliberal Chile (2012) and has published articles in journals such as Cultural Anthropology and Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry. Trained in medicine, she is conducting NSF-funded research on relatedness, incarceration, and the play of life and death in a neighborhood under police occupation in Santiago, Chile.
is a senior lecturer and head of the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. Trained in medicine, he is a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator in Medical Humanities for the project “Understanding TB Control: Technologies, Ethics and Programmes,” and has published on public health issues and pharmaceutical regulation and drug compliance and resistance in South Asia.
is a professor in the Department of History at Rutgers University. She is the author of Improvising Medicine: An African Oncology Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic (2012) and Debility and the Moral Imagination in Botswana (2005). She is editor (with Jasbir Puar) of Interspecies (2011); (with Keith Wailoo, Steven Epstein, and Robert Aronowitz) of Three Shots at Prevention: The HPV Vaccine and the Politics of Medicine’s Simple Solutions (2010); and (with Keith Wailoo and Peter Guarnaccia) of A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and the Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship (2006).
is a professor in the Department of Culture and Society at Aarhus University. She is the author of Hopes in Friction: Schooling, Health, and Everyday Life in Uganda (2008) and collaborated on the book Second Chances: Living with ART in Uganda (forthcoming). She is presently leading a research program on governance, trust, and land in postconflict northern Uganda.
is a postdoctoral researcher at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Her work, appearing in publications such as the Annual Review of Anthropology, examines parasitic and metabolic disorders as windows into global health politics and ethics of care more broadly. Her current book project focuses on the global diabetes epidemic.
is Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl (2002, 2013) and When Experiments Travel: Clinical Trials and the Global Search for Human Subjects (2009). She also edited (with Andrew Lakoff and Arthur Kleinman) Global Pharmaceuticals: Ethics, Markets, Practices (2006).
is an associate professor in the Department of Global Health with a joint appointment in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He also directs the Mozambique Programs of Health Alliance International (a US-based nonprofit organization affiliated with the University of Washington) that focuses on strengthening primary health care in the public sector. He has published articles on NGOs and global health activism, HIV care and treatment scale-up, and Pentecostalism and Zionism in southern Africa in journals such as Social Science & Medicine, American Anthropologist, the Journal of AIDS, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Public Health.
is a professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen. She is the author of Questioning Misfortune: The Pragmatics of Uncertainty in Eastern Uganda (1998) and is lead author of Second Chances: Living with ART in Uganda (forthcoming). She edited (with Sjaak van der Geest and Anita Hardon) Social Lives of Medicines (2003) and (with Benedicte Ingstad) Disability and Culture (1995) and Disability in Local and Global Worlds (2007).
is a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen. Her dissertation project “Medicines for Life” focuses on Ugandan health workers and clients of antiretroviral therapy. She collaborated on the book Second Chances: Living with ART in Uganda (forthcoming).
is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is the author of Biomedical Ambiguity: Race, Asthma, and the Contested Meaning of Genetic Research in the Caribbean (2008) and editor (with David Jones) of What’s the Use of Race? Modern Governance and the Biology of Difference (2010).
is Emeritus Associate Professor of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen. He led the first Danish anthropological study of AIDS in Africa during the early days of the epidemic and is currently involved in a study of land conflict in Uganda. He is editor (with Quentin Gausset and Torben Birch-Thomsen) of Beyond Territory and Scarcity: Exploring Conflicts over Natural Resource Management (2005) and collaborated on the book Second Chances: Living with ART in Uganda (forthcoming). He has coauthored numerous articles on food scarcity, land conflict, and AIDS.