Associate Professor of Anthropology

tracy2me@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

M.A., Syracuse University

B.A., Middlebury College

Teaching

Cultural Anthropology, Peoples and Cultures of East Asia, Biopower and Technoscience, The Contemporary Silk Road, Gender and Society

Research

Standardization and Accountability; Corporations and Culture; Sustainable Agriculture; China; Citizenship, Nationalism and Ethnic Minorities; Post-Socialism and Neoliberalism; China’s Dairy Industry; E-Waste

Publications

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)

Grants
2009—National Science Foundation, Small Grant for Exploratory Research to support preliminary research on China’s 2008 melamine scandal.

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