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327 c o n t r i b u t o r s Felicity Aulino is a medical anthropologist and ethnographic filmmaker with primary area specialization in Thailand. She is currently a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Five College Consortium Program in Culture, Health, and Science. James Ferguson is Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University and also holds honorary appointments at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town and the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Stellenbosch University. He is the author or editor of several books, including The Anti-Politics Machine : Development, Depoliticization, and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho (1990) and Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order (2006). Michael M. J. Fischer is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies at M.I.T. He is the author of Zoroastrian Iran between Myth and Praxis (PhD 1973), Iran: From Religious Dispute to Revolution (1980), Anthropology as Cultural Critique (with George Marcus,1986; 2nd edition 1999), Debating Muslims (with Mehdi Abedi, 1990), Emergent Forms of Life and the Anthropological Voice (2003), Mute Dreams, Blind Owls, and Dispersed Knowledges: Persian Poesis in the Transnational Circuitry (2004), and Anthropological Futures (2009). Miriam Goheen is Professor of Anthropology-Sociology and Black Studies at Amherst College and editor of the African Studies Review. She has spent long periods of time living in the Nso’ Chiefdom of western Cameroon, where she has conducted extensive research over the past thirty years on political economy, gender, land tenure, and, more recently , youth and globalization. Her many publications include Men Own the Fields, Women Own the Crops: Gender and Power in the Cameroon Highlands (1996,1999). F5920.indb 327 F5920.indb 327 12/17/12 3:00:52 PM 12/17/12 3:00:52 PM 328 Contributors Byron J. Good is Professor of Medical Anthropology, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine,Harvard Medical School,and Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University. He is the author of Medicine, Rationality, and Experience: An Anthropological Perspective (1994),andan editor of several books,including Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations (2007) and Postcolonial Disorders (2008). Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, a comparative sociologist and medical anthropologist,is Professor of Social Medicine,Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; an executive committee member of the Asia Center; and a faculty affiliate of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. She is the first editor of and a contributor to Postcolonial Disorders (2008) and Pain as Human Experience (1994) and the author of American Medicine: The Quest for Competence (1995). Her recent publications are devoted to political subjectivity in postcolonial Indonesia and include essays on the remainders of violence and the peace process in post-conflict Aceh. Michael Herzfeld is Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University. He has conducted extensive ethnographic research in Greece, Italy, and Thailand, focusing in part on nationalism and the competing histories of community and state.His many books include Evicted from Eternity: The Restructuring of Modern Rome (2009), Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State (2nd edition, 2005), The Poetics of Manhood: Contest and Identity in a Cretan Mountain Village (1988), and Anthropology through the Looking-Glass: Critical Ethnography in the Margins of Europe (1987). Irving Chan Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Southeast Asian Studies Programme at the National University of Singapore.He is currently working on a book on the Thai Buddhist community of Kelantan, Malaysia. Ingrid Jordt is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She is the author of Burma’s Mass Lay Meditation Movement: Buddhism and the Cultural Construction of Power (2007). Liisa Malkki is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University. Her published work includes Purity and Exile: Violence, Memory, and National Cosmology among Hutu Refugees in Tanzania F5920.indb 328 F5920.indb 328 12/17/12 3:00:52 PM 12/17/12 3:00:52 PM Contributors 329 (1995) and Improvising Theory: Process and Temporality in Ethnographic Fieldwork (2007). Victor Manfredi has taught linguistics at a dozen universities in Nigeria, Europe, and North America, and since 1992 has been a research fellow in African Studies at Boston University as well as a parttime faculty member there in the fields of linguistics and African languages. He remains involved with Nigerian academic and human rights initiatives, while...


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