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Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology: People



Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Jessica Cooper Lecturer in Social Anthropology care,ethics,affect theory,madness,law,governance,psychoanalysis,Theories of Punishment,the state,ethnographic methods,Anthropology of the United States
Leah Eades PhD Student, Social Anthropology medical anthropology,politics of reproduction,gender,social movements,medico-legal nexuses,authoritative and contested knowledge,medical humanities 15a George Square
leah.eades [@]
Stefan Ecks Senior Lecturer; Director PGT Medical Anthropology,Medical pluralism,Anthropology of Pharmaceuticals,Anthropology of food,Transcultural psychiatry 4.28 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 6969
Alexander Edmonds Professor of Social and Medical Anthropology Anthropology of health and medicine,War veterans,Mental health,Military cultures,Military psychiatry,Plastic surgery,gender and beauty,Health and international development,Ethnicity and race 4.26 Chrystal Macmillan Building
+44 (0)131 650 9920
Ian Harper Professor of Anthropology of Health and Development International development,South Asia,Medical Anthropology,Global Health Policy 5.03 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3816
Sumeet Jain Senior Lecturer in Social Work, School of Social and Political Science community mental health,culture and health,ethnography,well being,South Asia,'global mental health' 2.29 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44(0)131 651 1463
Hannah Lesshafft PhD Student, Social Anthropology Medical Anthropology,art and healing,self-and-other,Imagination,care,self-care,Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM),Faith healing,Social Movements,Health inequalities,Ethnography,Mixed methods research,Brazil Rm. 5.13, Chrystal Macmillan Building
15A George Square
Lucy Lowe Director of EdCMA Reproduction,Diaspora,Migration & Transnationalism,Maternity,Somalia,Kenya,Urban Refugees,Gender,Medical Anthropology,Islam,Sex,Motherhood,Sexuality,Reproductive Justice,Reproductive rights 5.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0131) 650 4286
Rebecca Marsland Senior Lecturer Medical Anthropology,Tanzania,East Africa,Funerals,International development,HIV and AIDS,Witchcraft,Human-animal relationships,Bees,Veterinary Anthropology 5.06 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3864
Pia Noel PhD Student, Social Anthropology Medical Anthropology,Global Mental Health,Nepal and the Himalaya,Medical pluralism,Development and Humanitarian Aid,Transcultural psychiatry,Anthropology of psychiatry,International development,Public health,Disability Studies 4.15
Ayaz Qureshi Lecturer in Medical Anthropology ethnography,Pakistan,Public health,Bureaucracy,HIV/AIDS,Gender and Development,Neoliberal Governmentality 5.02 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 5361
Lotte Buch Segal PhD ethnography,Political violence,Israel-Palestine,Anthropology of the Middle East,gender,Kinship and relatedness,Trauma,Anthropology of ethics,Ethnic and Religious Minorities in Scandinavia 5.01 Chrystal Macmillan Building
George Square
Ritti Soncco Postdoctoral Researcher
Alice Street Senior Lecturer Anthropology of Melanesia,Biomedical knowledge(s), practices and technologies,hospital ethnography,State building,International development,Bureaucratic Power,nutraceuticals G.1 
22 George Square
+44 (0)131 6515573
Marlee Tichenor Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics
Iona Walker PhD Student, Social Anthropology Biomedical knowledge(s),practices and technologies,Antimicrobial resistance,Russia,Post-Socialism,Interdisciplinary Research,Art,multispecies ethnography,microbes