Alfred Henry and Jean Morrison Hayes Career Development Associate Professor, Anthropology
2020 SENSE.nano Symposium
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Panel discussion: Innovation, needed innovation, and challenges
1:00PM – 1:50PM
Amy Moran-Thomas is Alfred Henry and Jean Morrison Hayes Career Development Associate Professor of Anthropology at MIT. Her research bridges the anthropology of health and environment (chronic disease; ecological and agricultural change; metabolism and nutrition) with ethnographic studies of science and technology (medical devices; chemical infrastructures; technology and kinship). She is the author of the book Traveling with Sugar: Chronicles of a Global Epidemic (2019), and teaches courses on "The Social Lives of Medical Objects" at MIT.