Rena Lederman

Professor
Anthropology
Princeton University
E-mail: lederman@princeton.edu
Page: http://www.princeton.edu/anthropology/faculty/rena_lederman/

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

 

Recent publications:

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.