IAS News

Johanna Crane co-edits themed issue of Medicine Anthropology Theory

IAS faculty member Johanna Crane, along with Nora Kenworthy (School of Nursing & Health Studies, UW Bothell) and Lynn Thomas (Department of History, UW Seattle), co-edited a themed issue of the open-access web journal Medicine Anthropology Theory (MAT).  The issue examines the notion of “partnership” as it is used in global health and related fields, and includes contributions from UW faculty and students who participated in a related project ...

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Eight IAS Faculty Members Promoted

Eight IAS faculty members were promoted this year.  S. Charusheela was promoted from associate to full professor.  Becky Aanerud and David Goldstein were promoted from senior to principal lecturer.  Dan BergerShauna CarlisleJohanna Crane, and Santiago Lopez were promoted with tenure from assistant to associate professor.  And Kristin Gustafson was promoted from lecturer to senior lecturer.

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Johanna Crane speaks on Risk, Trust, and Control in Global Health Partnerships

IAS faculty member Johanna Crane gave a talk at Bowdoin College on “Risk, Trust, and Control in Global Health Partnerships.”  Part of a series of talks on “Public Health in the Liberal Arts,” Crane’s contribution focused on her ethnographic study of U.S.-funded HIV research in Uganda.  

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IAS Faculty Members Win Simpson Center Funding Awards

Six IAS faculty members won Simpson Center for the Humanities awards in the fall 2016 funding round.  Shannon Cram received a research fellowship as a member of the Society of Scholars to complete her book manuscript, “Unmaking the Bomb: Nuclear Cleanup and the Politics of Impossibility.”  José FustéJade Power-Sotomayor, and Dan Berger were all awarded Digital Humanities Summer Fellowships.   Fusté and Jade Power-Sotomayor will work on “The Bomba Wiki Project: Oral, Aural, and Corporeal History and Community-Making through Bomba Music and Dance,” while Berger will ...

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Johanna Crane comments on In the Shadow of Ebola

IAS faculty member Johanna Crane published invited comments on the new documentary film In the Shadow of Ebola on Somatosphere.net, a web site that covers the intersections of medical anthropology and science & technology studies.  Her comments...

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