Religion. Anthropology of the body. Commodification. Psychoanalytic theory. East Asia. Japan.
University of Chicago, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, M.A.
Sarah Lawrence College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Brandeis University Senior Faculty Research Fellowship (Spring 2014) (2013)
Mandel Center for the Humanities, Interdicsiplinary Teaching Award, for team taught courses (with Prof. Drick Roosevelt) (2011)
CORST Prize (Committee on Research, Scholarship and Teaching, American Psychoanalytic Association) (2010)
Slberger Fellow, Boston Psychonalytic Society and Institute (2008)
Fulbright Research Fellowship in Japan, 2003-2004 (2003 - 2004)
Mazer Grant. Brandeis University (2003)
Northeast Asia Council (Association of Asian Studies). Small grant for research in Japan (2003)
Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University, 2002-2003 (2002)
Social Science Research Council, Advanced Research Grant for Research in Japan (2002)
|ANTH||80a||Anthropology of Religion|
|ANTH||105a||Myth and Ritual|
|ANTH||130b||Visuality and Culture|
|ANTH||137b||Gender and the Sacred in Asia|
|ANTH||144a||The Anthropology of Gender|
|ANTH||154a||Culture and Mental Illness|
|ANTH||159a||Museums and Public Memory|
|ANTH||179b||Women and War|
|ANTH||180b||Playing Human: Persons, Objects, Imagination|
|ANTH||201a||History of Anthropological Thought|
|WMGS||198a||Women's and Gender Studies Research Seminar|