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Ph.D. Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. Anthropology & M.Arch., University of California, Berkeley; B.S. Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
- Sharon Stephens First Book Prize, American Ethnological Society, American Anthropological Association, 2003
- New Millenium Book Award, Society for Medical Anthropology, 2006
- The Wellcome Medal for Anthropology as Applied to Medical Problems, Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014
Global Pharmaceuticals: Ethics, Markets, Practices, Edited by Adriana Petryna, Andrew Lakoff, Arthur Kleinman (Duke University Press, 2006).
When Experiments Travel: Clinical Trials And The Global Search For Human Subject (Princeton University Press, 2009).
- Diana Forsythe Prize, Honorable Mention, Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (CASTAC), 2014
When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health, Edited by João Biehl & Adriana Petryna (Princeton University Press, 2013).
Recently Taught Courses
Cultures of Science and Technology; Local Biologies: Interactions between Biological and Cultural Systems; Pharmaceuticals and Global Health; Global Health; Anthropology of the Environment
Advanced Topics in Science and Technology; Theory in Contemporary Ethnography; Cultures of Medicine: Care at the Limits of Life and Death; Rethinking Healing; Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Culture and Society; Formations of the Public
ANTH260 Cultures of Science and Technology
ANTH238 Introduction to Medical Anthropology
ANTH554 Truth, Politics, Ethics: Anthropological Cases
ANTH617 Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Culture and Society
ANTH273 Global Health: Anthropological Perspectives
ANTH429 Anthropology of the Environment
Anthropology Department Faculty; Faculty Associate, History and Sociology of Science; Associate Member, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania; Faculty Advisor, The Lauder Institute; Member, Graduate Group in International Studies