adam mohr

Senior Writing Fellow in Anthropology

Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2008

Research Interests:

Medical Anthropology; Transnational Migration; Anthropology of Christianity; History and Sociology of Science; Religious-Based Medical Abstinence; West African Labor Migrations; Pentecostalism; Ghana, Nigeria, and the US

Publications:

Enchanted Calvinism: Labor Migration, Afflicting Spirits, and Christian Therapy in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana. Monograph (under review by the University of Rochester Press’ Rochester Studies in African History and Diaspora series).

 

The Roaring Twenties: Faith Tabernacle Congregation, Emergent Pentecostalism, and Religious Revolution in Colonial West Africa, 1918-1929. Monograph (in progress).

Religious-Based Medical Abstinence as an Embodied Critique of Market-Based Medicine: the Case of Faith Tabernacle Congregation. To be submitted to Social Science and Medicine.

 

2011. Capitalism, Chaos, and Christian Healing: Faith Tabernacle Congregation in Southern Colonial Ghana, 1918-1926. Journal of African History 52(1):62-83.

 

2010. Out of Zion and Into Philadelphia and West Africa: Faith Tabernacle Congregation, 1897-1926. Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 32(1):56-79.

 

2009. Missionary Medicine and Akan Therapeutics: Illness, Health and Healing in Southern Ghana’s Basel Mission, 1828-1918. Journal of Religion in Africa 39(4):429-461.

 

2003. Cope, JU, Askling J, Gridley G, Mohr A, Ekbom A, Nyren O, Linet MS. Appendectomy during Childhood and Adolescence and the Subsequent Risk of Cancer in Sweden. Pediatrics 3(6):1343-1350. 

 

2002. W.T. Kaune, M.C. Miller, M.S. Linet, E.E. Hatch, R.A. Kleinerman, S. Watcholder, A.H. Mohr, R.E. Tarone, and C. Haines. Children’s Exposure to Magnetic Fields Produced by Humidifiers, Electric Clocks, Hair Dryers, Sound Systems with Headsets, and Sewing Machines. Bioelectromagnetics 23:14-25. 

 

2000. W.T. Kaune, M.C. Miller, M.S. Linet, E.E. Hatch, R.A. Kleinerman, S. Watcholder, A.H. Mohr, R.E. Tarone, and C. Haines. Children’s Exposure to Magnetic Fields Produced by Television Sets Used for Viewing Programs and Playing Video Games. Bioelectromagnetics 21:214-227. 

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