Emily Wanderer
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Emily Wanderer

Emily Wanderer studies the anthropology of science, focusing on scientific and political issues in biosecurity and emerging infectious disease research. In particular she is interested in the discourse of homeland security and how threats of bioterror are constructed, and how concerns about security shape and change biological research. She is also interested in examining how the shift in political and scientific focus from public health to biosecurity affects public health projects and policy.

Key words

anthropology of the life sciences, medical anthropology, public health and politics, security studies, biodefense

E-mail

wanderer@mit.edu

 

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