Kris Peterson

Kris Peterson is an Associate Professor in the University of California - Irvine's Department of Anthropology. Her research and writing are concerned with theories of capital and property; “popular” economies, trade, and markets; health, science, and medicine studies; and postcolonial theory. She is especially interested in bringing medical anthropology and science and technology studies in conversation with African Studies and postcolonial iterations of political economy.

This PECE essay helps to answer the STS Across Borders analytic question: “What people, projects, and products exemplify how this STS formation has developed over time?”

This essay highlights prominant and upcoming individuals working on critical science and technology issues in Africa and is part of a broader exhibit on "STS in Africa." This essay is also part of a broader exhibit on STS at UCI Anthro.


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April 20, 2018


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Angela Okune, James Adams and Aadita Chaudhury. 20 April 2018, "Kris Peterson", STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 9 August 2018, accessed 16 June 2024.