Tatiana Chudakova

ChudakovaTatiana Chudakova is a cultural and medical anthropologist with interests in the anthropology of medicine and the body, science and technology studies, environmental anthropology, critical studies of ethnicity, nationalism, and the state, and post-socialist transformations. Her research has focused on the cultural politics of the formalisation and scientisation of Tibetan medicine in Russia. Her next project will look at the global circulations of cognitive enhancement drugs between Russia and the US, focusing on emergent concerns with quality control, safety and notions of efficacy. She is Assistant Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Tufts University, US.