Dr. Alexa S. Dietrich

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Contact:

Parker Hall Room 209
(718) 420-4373
alexa.dietrich@wagner.edu

Office Hours:

Tuesday 3-4
Wednesday 1-4

Degrees:

A.B., Barnard College; MPH, PhD., Emory University

Research Interests:

Corporations and communities; community environmental health; political ecology of Puerto Rico; the global pharmaceutical industry; social responsibility in business.

Teaching Interests:

Medical Anthropology; Culture, Community, and Environment; Gender and Sexuality; Cultural Anthropology: Theory and Methods; Political Anthropology; Anthropology and Public Health; Cultures of the Caribbean and Latin America; Applying Anthropology in Everyday Life.

Representative Publications:

Dietrich, Alexa S.
2013   The Drug Company Next Door: Pollution, Jobs, and Community Health in Puerto Rico. New York University Press.

Dietrich, Alexa S.
2011   “Coercive Harmony, Deep Capture, and Environmental Justice in Puerto Rico.”  Development & Change. 42 (6): 1441-1463.

Dietrich, Alexa S.
2008  “Corrosion in the System: The Community Health By-Products of Pharmaceutical Production in Northern Puerto Rico.” In Killer Commodities: Public Health and the Corporate Production of Harm, M. Singer and H. Baer, eds.  New York: AltaMira Press.

Spring 2014 Class Schedule:

AN201 Comparative Cultures (I) 11:20-12:50, T, R    CAMH 232

AN236 Cultures of the Caribbean (I) 1:00-2:30, T, R   CAMH 232

AN252 Introduction to Medical Anthropology (I) 6:00-9:00, W   MH7