Selected Publications

2017-“Exposure”. Theorizing the contemporary. Cultural Anthropology website. June 28 

2016- “When Nature/Culture Implodes: Feminist Anthropology and Biotechnology”, Mapping Feminist Anthropology in the twenty-first century. E, Lewin and M, Silverstein (eds). Pp: 105-125. New Brunswick: Rutgers University PDF

2016-  “Gods, Germs and Petri Dishes: Toward a Nonsecular Medical Anthropology” , Medical Anthropology 35:3, 209-219 (PDF)

2016- “Nonsecular Medical Anthropology”, with Ian Whitmarsh. Medical Anthropology 35:3, 203-208″  PDF

2016-“Resources and Race: Assisted reproduction in Ecuador,” Reproductive biomedicine and Society 2: 47- 53  PDF

2015 – Food is love: And so, what then? BioSocieties (2015) 10, 247–252. doi:10.1057/biosoc.2015.18 (PDF)

2015 – Bio-Ethnography: A Collaborative, Methodological Experiment in Mexico City

2014- Petri Dish (http://somatosphere.net/2014/03/petri-dish.html, 04-01) PDF

2013 – “Assisted Existence: An Ethnography of Being”. JRAI, 19 562-580 (PDF, 172.0 kb, 08-09-2013)

2012 “Scars of Nation: Surgical Penetration and the State in Ecuador” Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. 17/2, 215-237. (PDF, 551.0 kb, 10-04-2012)

2012    “Reproductive Governance in Latin America” With Lynn Morgan. Anthropology and Medicine 19/2, 241-254 (PDF, 126.0 kb, 10-04-2012)

2011 – “Abandonment and Accumulation: Embryonic Futures in the United States and Ecuador” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 25/2, 232-253. (PDF, 153.0 kb, 12-01-2011)

2011 – “Medical Migrations”. With Nancy Scheper-Hughes. Body and Society 17/2-3, 1-30. (PDF, 192.0 kb, 12-02-2011)

2010 – “Ritual Humility in Modern Laboratories: Or, Why Ecuadorian IVF Practitioners Pray” In The Problem of Ritual Efficacy William Sax and Jan Weinhold ed., Oxford, Oxford University Press (PDF, 1015.0 kb, 12-02-2011)

2009 “The Traffic Between Women: Female Alliance and Familial Egg Donation in Ecuador.” In Assisting Reproduction, Testing Genes: Global Encounters with New Biotechnologies, Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli and Marcia Inhorn eds., Oxford, Berghahn Books (PDF, 1486.0 kb, 12-05-2011)

2009 – “American Death” Invited Review Essay. Focaal: European Journal of Anthropology Vol 54 (2) 114-119(6) (PDF, 100.0 kb, 12-02-2011)

2007 – “Extra Embryos: Ethics, cryopreservation and IVF in Ecuador and elsewhere.” American Ethnologist 34/1, 188-199. (PDF, 336.0 kb, 12-02-2011)

2006 – “God’s Laboratory: Religious Rationalities and Modernity in Ecuadorian In-Vitro Fertilization.” Culture Medicine and Psychiatry. 30/4, 507-536. (PDF, 238.0 kb, 12-05-2011)

2005 – “El Embrión Extra: “Ética de Vida”, “Ética de Parentesco” y Cryopreservación en las clínicas ecuatorianas de Fertilización In-vitro. ÍCONOS: Revista de Ciencias Sociales, FLACSO, Ecuador 22, pg 75-82. (PDF,  84.0 kb, 12-05-2011)