Fields of interest:
social-cultural anthropology; gender, exchange, historical consciousness; comparison and translation, anthropology of knowledges, comparative disciplinary methods and ethics; Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), Melanesia, United States
2006a Editor, Anxious borders between work and life in a time of bureaucratic ethics regulation. AE Forum American Ethnologist 33(4): 477-548.
2006b Introduction: anxious borders between work and life in a time of bureaucratic ethics regulation. AE Forum, American Ethnologist 33(4): 477-481
2006c The ethical is political. AE Forum, American Ethnologist 33(4): 545-548.
2006d The perils of working at home: IRB ‘mission creep’ as context and content for an ethnography of disciplinary knowledges. AE Forum, American Ethnologist 33(4): 482-491.
2007 Comparative ‘Research’: A Modest Proposal concerning the Object of Ethics Regulation. In Theme Issue, Papering Ethics, Documenting Consent: The New Bureaucracies of Virtue edited edited by Annelise Riles and Marie-Andrée Jacob. PoLAR: The Political and Legal Anthropology Review 30(2): 305-327.
2008 Anthropological Regionalism. In Henrika Kuklick, ed., A New History of Anthropology, pp. 310-325. Oxford: Blackwell.
2011 Collaborative methods and anthropological audiences: prospects for disciplinary solidarity. Reviews in Anthropology 40(1): 53-77 (with Saul Schwartz).
2012 Ethics: Practices, Principles, and Comparative Perspectives. Handbook of Social and Cultural Anthropology. James Carrier and Deborah Gewertz, eds. Berg.