Publications

monographs
2001        Advocacy After Bhopal: Environmentalism, Disaster, New Global Orders. University of Chicago Press. (Awarded the 2003, biannual Sharon Stephens Prize by the American Ethnological Society)

edited volumes
2009        Major Works in Cultural Anthropology, Vol 1-4: Moorings, Modernities, Emergence, Engagements. Sage (co-edited with Mike Fortun).

1998        Science as Culture Vol. 7, No. 2, special issue on the politics of collaboration. (co-edited with Todd Cherkasky)

essays

2016 (with Scott Knowles, Louis Felipe Murillo, Paul Jobin, Max Liboiron, Pedro de la Torre, Vivian Choi, and Miwao Matsumoto) “Researching Disaster From an STS Perspective,” Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, edited by Ulrike Felt, Rayvon Fouché, Clark A. Miller, and Laurel Smith-Doerr. MIT Press.

2016 (with Lindsay Poirier, Brandon Costelloe-Kuehn, Alli Morgan and Mike Fortun) “Push Back: Critical Data Designers and Pollution Politics.” Big Data and Society.

2016 “Theory in Teaching Ethnography,” Theory Can Be More Than It Used to Be: Learning Anthropology’s Method in a Time of Transition edited by Dominic Boyer, James Faubian and George Marcus. Cornell University Press.

2015 Fukushima Out of Focus, 2015. Design 5: Designing Media Ecology. Vol 3. Summer.

2015 (with Alli Morgan) “Thinking Across Disaster,” Mental Health and Social Issues Following a Nuclear Accident – The Case of Fukushima.” Edited by Jun Shigemura, Rethy Kieth Chhem, Hirooki Yabe. Springer.

2015 “Learning Across Disaster: Rebuilding,” for Health in Disasters: A Science, Technology and Society Practicum for Medical Students and Healthcare Professionals. International Atomic Energy Agency.

2014 “From Latour to Late Industrialism,” HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory. 4/1. p309- 329.

2014 (co-authored with Erik Bigrams, Brandon Costello-Kuehn, Tahereh Saheb, Jerome Crowder, Dan Price, Alison Kenner, Mike Fortun) “Experimental Ethnography Online: The Asthma Files,” Theorizing Production, Producing Theory special issue edited by John Jackson. Cultural Studies. 28/3.

2013 (co-authored with Erik Bigras, Brandon Costelloe-Kuehn, Allison Kenner, Tahereh Saheb, Jerome Crowder, Dan Price, Mike Fortun) “Asthma, Culture, and Cultural Analysis,” Heterogeneity in Asthma: Translational Profiling & Phenotyping. Series: Advances In Experimental Medicine And Biology. Springer.

2012 “Ethnography in Late Industrialism,” Cultural Anthropology 27/3, pp. 446–464.

2012 “Biopolitics and the Informating of Environmentalism” in Lively Capital: Biotechnologies, Ethics, and Governance in Global Markets, edited by Kaushik Sunder Rajan. Duke University Press.

2011 “Toxics Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Science,” Bodies in Space: Feminist Approaches to Nature and Materiality, Forum of Women’s and Gender Studies, Vol 31, edited by Elvira Scheich and Karen Wagels. Germany: Westfaelisches Dampfboot.

2011 “Afterward: Faultlines” in Technoscience, Environmental Justice, and the Spaces Between: Transforming Expert Cultures through Grassroots.

2010 “Of Writing Culture, 2020,” Foreword to the 25th anniversary edition of Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography, edited by James Clifford and George Marcus. University of California Press (original publication 1986).

2010 (co-authored with Marie Rarieya) “Food Security and Seasonal Climate Information: Kenyan Challenges,”1 Sustainability Science. Special Issue, “Land Use and Environmental Sustainability.” Vol 5/1, p99-114.

2010 (co-authored with Mike Fortun) “Introduction,” Major Works in Cultural Anthropology, Vol 1-4: Moorings, Modernities, Emergence, Engagements, edited by Kim Fortun and Mike Fortun. Sage.

2009                “essential2life,” Dialectical Anthropology. Special issue, “Corporate Oxymorons” edited by Stuart Kirsch and Peter Benson. Vol 34/1. p77-86.

2009                “Environmental Right-To-Know and the Transmutations of Law,” Catastrophe: Law, Politics and the Humanitarian Impulse edited by Austin Sarat. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

“Figuring Out Ethnography,” Fieldwork Is Not What It Used To Be: Learning Anthropology’s Method in a Time of Transition edited by James D. Faubion and George E. Marcus. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

“Scaling and Visualizing Multi-sited Ethnography,” Multi-sited Ethnography: Theory, Praxis and Locality in Contemporary Research edited by Mark Falzon. London: Ashgate.

“Introduction,” Major Works in Cultural Anthropology, Vol 1-4: Moorings, Modernities, Emergence, Engagements edited by Kim Fortun and Mike Fortun. Sage (co-authored with Mike Fortun).

2006        “Poststructuralism, Technoscience and the Promise of Public Anthropology,” India Review Vol 5. No 2-3.  Fall.

2005        “Scientific Imaginaries and Ethical Plateaus in Contemporary U.S. Toxicology,” American Anthropologist.  Vol 107. No 1.  March. (co-authored with Mike Fortun)

2004         “Environmental Information Systems and Appropriate Technology,” Design Issues Vol 20. No.3. Fall.

“From Bhopal to the Informating of Environmental Health: Risk Communication in Historical Perspective,” OSIRIS (Special issue: Landscapes of Exposure: Knowledge and Illness in Modern Environments, edited by Gregg Mitman, Michelle Murphy and Christopher Sellers) Vol 19.

2003        “Ethnography In/Of/As Open Systems,” p171-190 Reviews in Anthropology Vol 32/2.

2002         “Review Essay: Uncertain Hazards: Environmental Activists and Scientific Proof.” Ethics, Place and Environment. Vol 5/1. March.

2000         “Net Risk: Environmental Information Design, Access and Literacy,” PDC 2000: Proceedings of the Participatory Design Conference edited by T. Cherkasky, J. Greenbaum, P. Mambrey and J. K. Pors. Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility.

“Remembering Bhopal, Re-figuring Liability,” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. Vol 2. No 2.

“Aftereffects,” Late Editions 8, Zeroing in on the Year 2000 edited by George Marcus. University of Chicago Press. (co-authored with Mike Fortun)

“The Work of Markets: Filming Within Indian Mediascapes, 1997,” Late Editions 7, Para/Sites: New Locales of Cultural Production edited by George Marcus.  University of Chicago Press. (co-authored with Mike Fortun)

“Expatriating Anthropology, Writing Thailand,” Late Editions 7, Para/Sites: New Locales of Cultural Production edited by George Marcus. University of Chicago Press.  (co-authored with Jeff Petry and Mike Fortun)

1999        “Locating Corporate Environmentalism: Synthetics, Implosions and the Bhopal Disaster,” Critical Anthropology Now: Unexpected Contexts, Shifting Constituencies, Changing Agendas edited by George Marcus.  Seattle: University of Washington Press.

“Lone Gunmen: Legacies of the Gulf War, Illness and Unseen Enemies,” Late Editions 6, Conspiracy / Theories edited by George Marcus.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

“Due Diligence and the Pursuit of Transparency: The Securities and Exchange Commission, 1996,” Late Editions 6, Conspiracy / Theories edited by George Marcus.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (co-authored with Mike Fortun)

1998        “Politics, Critique, Disaster: The Bhopal Case,” Science as Culture Vol. 7, No. 2.

“Toward a Politics of Collaboration,” Science as Culture Vol. 7, No. 2. (co-authored with Todd Cherkasky)

“Citizens, Inc.: Bottom-Up Organizing in Bottom-Line Contexts,” Late Editions 5, Corporate Futures: The Diffusion of the Culturally Sensitive Corporate Form edited by George Marcus.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

“Making Space, Speaking Truth: The Institute for Policy Studies, 1963-1995,” Late Editions 5, Corporate Futures: The Diffusion of the Culturally Sensitive Corporate Form edited by George Marcus.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press.  (co-authored with Mike Fortun)

1996        “Representing Bhopal,” Late Editions 3, Connected: Engagements with Media edited by George Marcus. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

“Horizons of Interactivity: Making the News at Time-Warner,” Late Editions 3, Connected: Engagement with Media edited by George Marcus.  (co-authored with John Monberg)

1995        “Rehabilitating Science, Imagining Bhopal,” Late Editions 2, Technoscientific Imaginaries edited by George Marcus. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

1994        “Preface,” Inside Bhopal: A Worker’s Story by T. R. Chouhan and Others. New York: Apex Press.

1993        Writing Bhopal: Anthropological Perspectives on India, Environmentalism and the Politics of Disaster dissertation submitted to the Department of Anthropology, Rice University.