Jieun Cho

Jieun Cho


Fellows' Summer Research 2018


Jieun Cho is a Ph.D. candidate in cultural anthropology at Duke University who is researching the intersection between children’s health, everyday life, and the ethical/political imagination in post-nuclear Japan. She is learning from the experience of middle-class families and radiation experts that are trying to raise healthy children amidst radioactive uncertainty. Her research interests cover: time and event, environmental anthropology, care and healing, anthropology of senses, political economy of family, gender and nation, and cultures of science.

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