PhD candidate, Rice University
Affiliated researcher, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Editor, Platypus: The CASTAC Blog
- Digital Anthropology
- Latin America
- Media Anthropology
- Queer Studies
- Science & Technology Studies
- Social Movements
- Web Technologies
Baird Campbell is a PhD candidate in anthropology at Rice University. He holds an MA in Latin American Studies from Tulane University. His research explores the intersections of social media, self-making, and trans activism in contemporary Chile. His dissertation research was supported by the Social Sciences Research Council, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, and the National Science Foundation.
Contributions to Platypus: The CASTAC Blog
We’re wrapping up our five-part series, “COVID-19: Views from the Field,” with a pre-recorded roundtable. This roundtable brought our authors into conversation with each other, across continents and timezones, to discuss conducting—or not conducting—fieldwork in places not understood as COVID-19 “hotspots.”
Check out the video here, and follow the links below to read the whole series, also available in the language of each field site.
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In celebration and recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, take a look back at some of our favorite past posts from and about the region. (more…)
As we begin another exciting year here at Platypus, we’d like to introduce you to our new group of Contributing Editors. Contributing Editors are responsible both for producing and seeking out content for the blog. If you are interested in contributing something to the blog but aren’t sure how, reach out to the contributing editor who most closely relates to your proposed topic!