Professor, Anthropology

Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in Anthropology

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Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests

Cultural anthropology, medical anthropology, social studies of science and technology, globalization, state formation and citizenship, Eastern Europe, former Soviet Union, and the United States.

Selected Work

Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl (Princeton University Press, 2002).

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).

When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health.  Edited by Joao Biehl & Adriana Petryna

Faculty Bookshelf