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Ph.D., Anthropology, Harvard University
Medical anthropology, economic anthropology, globalization, transnational corporations, mental health, pharmaceuticals, Japan, Israel, U.S.
Anthro 102: Introduction to Anthropology: Culture and Society
Anthro 156: Food and Culture
Anthro 325: Japanese Culture and Society
Anthro 349: Seminar in Ethnography and Cultural Processes
Anthro 381: Death and the Cultural Imagination (Honors)
Anthro 431: Urban Anthropology
Anthro 440: Global Medical Anthropology
Anthro 443: Medicine and Pharmaceuticals in the Global Age
Anthro 449: Economic Anthropology;
Anthro 543: Cross Cultural Study of Religion
Anthro 803: Survey of Cultural Anthropology
Anthro 944: Madness and Culture
Global 311: Contexts for Global Management (Global Studies)
2010. Towards an Era of Bureaucratically Controlled Medical Compliance? Anthropology & Medicine 17:113-127. Co-author Michael Oldani.
2010. Dangerous Noncompliance: A Narrative Analysis of a CNN Special Investigation into Mental Illness. Anthropology & Medicine 17:229-244. Co-author Douglas Glick.
2010. Shadow Science: Zyprexa, Eli Lilly and the Globalization of Pharmaceutical Damage Control. BioSocieties 5:236-255.
2010. Marketing Global Health Care: The Practices of Big Pharma. The Socialist Register, 2010 Morbid Symptoms: Health Under Capitalism, Leo Panitch and Colin Leys, (eds.). Monthly Review Press, pp. 95-115.
2009. Is Marketing the Enemy of Pharmaceutical Innovation? The Hastings Center Report 39(4):13-17.
2009. Getting to Yes: Corporate Power and the Creation of a Psychopharmaceutical Blockbuster. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 33:185-215.
2009. Consumers are Patients!: Shared Decision Making and Treatment Non-compliance as Business Opportunity. Transcultural Psychiatry 46(1):107-130.
2007. Marriage with the Proper Stranger: Arranged Marriage in Metropolitan Japan. In Classic Edition Sources: Anthropology, Elvio Angeloni (ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. Reprinted from Ethnology 34(1): 18-30, 1995.
2006. Pharmaceutical Marketing and the Invention of the Medical Consumer. PLoS Medicine April 3(4): e189.
http://medicine.plosjournals.org/perlserv/ ?request=get- document&doi=10.1371/ journal.pmed.0030189>
2006. Educating for Global Mental Health: American Pharmaceutical Companies and the Adoption of SSRIs in Japan. Petryna, Adriana, Andrew Lakoff, and Arthur Kleinman (eds). Pharmaceuticals and Globalization: Ethics, Markets, Practices. Duke University Press, pp. 85-110.
2005. Directions in the Anthropology of Markets. In James Carrier (ed). Handbook of Economic Anthropology. London: Edward Elgar, pp. 275-289.
2004. How to Organize a Psychiatric Congress. Anthropological Quarterly, 77(2): 303-310.
2004. Consumption and Market Society in Israel. Yoram S. Carmeli and K. Applbaum (eds). Oxford: Berg. http://us.macmillan.com/consumptionandmarketsocietyinisrael
2004. The Marketing Era: From Professional Practice to Global Provisioning. New York: Routledge.
2000. Marketing and Commoditization. Social Analysis 44 (2): 106-128.
2000. Crossing Borders: Globalization as Myth and Charter in American Transnational Consumer Marketing. American Ethnologist 27(2): pp. 257-282.
1999. Survival of the Biggest: Business Policy, Managerial Discourse, and Uncertainty in a Global Business Alliance. Anthropological Quarterly 72(4): 55-66.
1998. Sweetness of Salvation: Consumer Marketing and the Liberal-bourgeois Theory of Needs. Current Anthropology (with commentary), 39(3): 323-349.