Adjunct Associate Professor
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Medical College of Wisconsin
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1991
Medical anthropology; cultural studies of psychiatry, mental health services, bioethics and biotechnology; social theory; Haiti and Haitian diaspora.
Other Relevant Activities:
Consultant in qualitative methods, Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin
Coordinator, faculty workshop in Science, Technology, Medicine and Society, Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Anthro 104: Introduction to Anthropology
Anthro 440: Medical Anthropology - Sample Syllabus (pdf 70kb)
Anthro 445: Psychological Anthropology - Sample Syllabus (pdf 89kb)
Anthro 460: Anthropological Theory - Sample Syllabus (pdf 45kb)
Anthro 560: Introduction to Research Methods in Anthropology - Sample Syllabus (pdf 50kb)
2013. Everyday Ethics: Voices from the Front Line of Community Psychiatry. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Publisher's catalog entry.
2000. Biotechnology and Culture: Bodies, Anxieties, Ethics. Paul Brodwin (ed). Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press (Theories of Contemporary Culture) No. 25. Publisher's catalog entry.
1996. Medicine and Morality in Haiti: The Contest for Healing Power. New York: Cambridge University Press. (Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology) No. 3. Publisher's catalog entry.
1992. Pain as Human Experience: Anthropological Perspectives. M. Good, P. Brodwin, B. Good and A. Kleinman (eds). Berkeley: University of California Press (Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care). Publisher's catalog entry.
2013. Introduction to Everyday Ethics. (pdf 1767kb)
2011. Futility in the Practice of Community Psychiatry. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 25 (2): 189-208. (pdf 145kb)
2010. The Assemblage of Compliance in Psychiatric Case Management. Anthropology and Medicine 17 (2): 129-143. (pdf 13kb)
2008. Mixed Methods and Bioethics Pedagogy: Suggestions for Future Research. The American Journal of Bioethics 2 (4): 56-56. (pdf 42kb)
2008. The Coproduction of Moral Discourse in U.S. Community Psychiatry. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 22 (2): 127-147. (pdf 131kb)
2007. Mediations of Power in Contemporary Medical Anthropology. Anthropology in Action 14(3): 1-5. (pdf 123kb)
2005. "Bioethics in Action" and Human Population Genetics Research. Culture. Medicine and Psychiatry 29: 145-178. (pdf, 154kb)
2005. Genetic Knowledge and Collective Identity. Introduction to special issue of Culture. Medicine and Psychiatry 29: 139-143. (Paul Brodwin, guest editor) (pdf, 38kb)
2003. Marginality and Subjectivity in the Hatian Diaspora. Anthropological Quarterly 76(3): 383-410. (pdf, 145kb)
2003. Pentecostalism in Translation: Religion and the Production of Community in the Haitian Diaspora. American Ethnologist 30(1): 85-101. (pdf, 145kb)
2002. Carl Elliott and Paul Brodwin: Identity and Genetic Ancestry Tracing. British Medical Journal 325: 21-28 December: 1469-1471. (Reprinted in BMJ-USA 3, April 2003: 225-227). (pdf, 232kb)
2002. Genetics, Identity, and the Anthropology of Essentialism. Anthropological Quarterly 75(2): 323-330. (Reprinted in 'Mixed Race' Studies: A Reader, Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe (ed.). London: Routledge, 2004, pp. 116-122). (pdf 155kb)
2001. Pluralism and Politics in Global Bioethics Education. The Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education 7(2): 80-86. (pdf, 47kb)
2000. Professional Power and the Cultural Meanings of Biotechnology. Co-authored with Robert M. Nelson. In The Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology (Vol.2), ed. by Thomas H. Murray and Maxwell J. Mehlman. New York: John Wiley and Sons, pp. 888-896. (pdf, 958kb)
1997. Politics, Practical Logic, and Health Development in Rural Haiti. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 11(1): 69-88. (pdf, 1.75Mb)