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Naomi Zucker

PhD candidate, University of Pennsylvania

Public Relations Manager, Platypus: The CASTAC Blog

Research Interests

About Naomi

Naomi Zucker is a PhD student in cultural anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, working at the intersection of medical anthropology and STS. Her dissertation project explores the contemporary life of psychopharmaceuticals, with a focus on drug withdrawal, discontinuation, and deprescribing.





Visions of Care: Medicalization and Public Patienthood in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Naomi Zucker (2017) | Anthropological Quarterly 90(3): 801-830 |

The masked anthropologist

João Biehl, Naomi Zucker (2015) | HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 5(2): 367-374 |