areas of interest
Medical anthropology, science and technology studies, critical race and gender studies, reproduction, globalization and global health, bioethics, South Asia, Asian American studies.
Transnational Reproduction: Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India. New York: New York University Press.
PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Race, Nation, and the Production of Intimacy: Transnational Egg Donation in India. positions: asia critique 24(1): 303-332.
Defining Parents, Making Citizens: Nationality and Citizenship in Transnational Surrogacy. Medical Anthropology 34(3): 210-225.
Extending Theory, Rupturing Boundaries: Reproduction, Health, and Medicine Beyond North-South Boundaries [co-authored with Nayantara Sheoran and Cecilia Van Hollen]. Medical Anthropology 34(3): 185-191.
Transnational Surrogacy in India: Interrogating Power and Women’s Agency. Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies 34(3): 167-188.
Gendered Geographies of Reproductive Tourism. Gender & Society 27(4): 514-537.
Gender, Sexuality and AIDS in Brazil: Transformative Approaches to HIV prevention. Michigan Discussions in Anthropology 17(1): 108-131.
Transnational Surrogacy in India: Interrogating Power and Women’s Agency. In The Gender, Culture, and Power Reader, edited by Dorothy L. Hodgson. Pp. 56-64. New York: Oxford University Press.
EDITED JOURNAL ISSUES
Extending Theory, Rupturing Boundaries: Reproduction, Health, and Medicine Beyond North-South Binaries. Special issue of Medical Anthropology 34(3). Co-edited with Nayantara Sheoran.
Beyond “Wombs for Rent”: Indian Surrogates and the Need for Evidence-Based Policy. Invited blog post for Somatosphere. June 5.
Engaged Anthropology. Blog post for Wenner-Gren Foundation. April 29.
Movement and Mobility in Transnational Surrogacy. Blog post for Gender & Society blog. August 27.
Conceptions: Infertility and Procreative Technologies in India, by Aditya Bharadwaj. Medical Anthropology Quarterly.
Globalization and Transnational Surrogacy in India: Outsourcing Life, edited by Sayantani DasGupta and Shamita Das Dasgupta. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 37(4): 739-740.
Negotiating Kinship in Transnational Surrogacy. Anthropology News 53(4): 5,13.
We are Part of the Solution. AIDS Legal Network Quarterly Oct. 2008: 71.
Understanding Sexual Pleasure and Desire. AIDS Legal Network Quarterly Oct. 2008: 11.
News from the Margins. Mujeres Adelante, Daily newsletter on women’s rights and HIV—International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, 8/8/2008.