Anthropology and Global Health


Investigates connections between anthropology and global health. Readings based on ethnographic research conducted globally. Topics include cross-cultural experiences of epidemics, ethical implications of globalizing clinical trials, moral and political dimensions of health and humanitarian interventions, connections between nationalism and population policy, overlaps between traditional healing systems and public health programs, how gender ideologies shape reproductive health, and questions of identity, power, and ethics amidst global rollout of HIV therapies. Instructor: Staff
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • STS
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • GLHLTH 220S
  • RIGHTS 220S
Typically Offered
Spring Only