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Notes on Contributors d w a ip a y a n r a n e r je e is a doctoral candi­ date in the anthropology department at New YorkUniversity. His research exam­ ines the politics of life and suicide in New Delhi, India. j o a o b i e h i. is Susan Dod Brown Professor ofAnthropology, Woodrow Wilson Faculty Associate, and Co-Director of the Program in Global Health and Health Policy at Princeton University. JOHN r . b o w e n is Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. His books include Can Islambe French? (2009) and ANewAnthropologyofIslam (2012). e l o f a x e l c a r l s o n , Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University, is the author ofNeither GodsNorBeasts: How Scienceis ChangingWho We ThinkWeAre (2008), among others. s u m it a s. c h a k r a v a r t y is Associate Professor of Media Studies at The New School. She has published widely on Indian popular cinema, cultural studies and globalization. p a is l e y c u r r a h teaches political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. He is coeditor of Corpus: An InterdisciplinaryReader onBodies and Knowledge (2011) and TransgenderRights (2006). His book, The United States ofGender, will be published in 2011. w e n d y d o n i g e r is Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Her numer­ ous publications include TheHindus:An AlternativeHistory (2009). DrDiER f a sst n is James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the Institute ofAdvanced Study’s School of Social Science. An anthropologist, sociologist, and trained as a physician, his books include The Empire ofTrauma. Inquiryinto the Condition ofVictims (with Rechtman 2009). Be r n a r d e . h a r c o u r t isJulius Kreeger Professor ofLaw and Professor at the University of Chicago. He is the author of TheIllusion ofFreeMarkets: Punishment and the Myth ofNatural Order (2011). w il l ia m h ir s t is a professor of psychol­ ogy at The New School for Social Research. His recent publications include "Towards a Psychology of Collective Memory" in Memory (2008). Ch a r l e s w . m il l s is John Evans Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy at Northwestern University. He is the author offive books, most recently Radical Theory, CaribbeanReality{2010). DAVID HIMMELSTE1N is Professor of Public Health at City University of New York and author of over 100 publica­ tions on health policy. He is also Visiting Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. s h a r o n m a r c u s is Orlando Harriman Professor of English and Comparative literature at Columbia University. Her publications include the prize-winning Between Women: Friendship, Desire and Marriage in Victorian England (2007). t a r a m u l q ju e e n is a graduate student in law at Birkbeck College, University of London. a f s a n e h n a j m a b a d i is Francis Lee Higginson Professor of Histoiy and of Studies ofWomen, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University and the author of Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Genderand SexualAnxieties ofIranian Modernity (2005). s u s i e o r b a c h is a psychoanalyst, activ­ ist, and co-founder ofthe Women’s Therapy Centre. Her books include Fat is a FeministIssue (1997) and TheImpossibility ofSexand Bodies (2002), as well two collections of columns published in the Guardian. m ic h a e l G. pe l e t z is Professor and Chair ofAnthropology at Emory University. His books include GenderPluralism: Southeast Asia sinceEarlyModem Times (2009), which was designated by the journal Choice as an “Outstanding Academic Title, 2009.” Ad r i a n a p e t r y n a is EdmundJ. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania. a n u p a...


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