Dr. Megan Tracy
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Office Location: Sheldon 218
Phone: (540) 568-6171
E-mail: tracy2me (at) jmu (dot) edu
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Cultural Anthropology, Peoples and Cultures of East Asia, Biopower and Technoscience, The Contemporary Silk Road, Gender and Society
Standardization and Accountability; Corporations and Culture; Sustainable Agriculture; China; Citizenship, Nationalism and Ethnic Minorities; Post-Socialism and Neoliberalism; China’s Dairy Industry; E-Waste
2013. "Pasteurizing China's Grasslands and Producing Terroir." American Anthropologist 115(3): 437-451
2010 “The Mutability of Melamine: A Transductive Account of a Scandal” Anthropology Today. 26(6):4-8.
Erasing SARS: Outbreak Reflections on the Ethnographic Process. In Dispatches from the Field. Andrew Gardner and David Hoffman, eds. Prospect Hills, IL: Waveland Press (2006)
Food, Environment and Health Post-SARS: Corporate Expectations and Participation. China Environment Series, vol. 7. J.L. Turner, ed. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center (2005)
2009—National Science Foundation, Small Grant for Exploratory Research to support preliminary research on China’s 2008 melamine scandal.