Michael Oldani

Michael OldaniMichael Oldani is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at UW-Whitewater. He has published articles in Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Discourse, and in several collections, including Killer Commodities. Specializing in medical anthropology, Oldani examines the interplay between cultural “scripts” and the prescription of psychotropic medication for children. While at the Center, he will be revising a book-length manuscript on this topic, and deepening its underpinnings in theories of narrative and emplotment.


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