Chair, Department of Anthropology Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Family Professor of Anthropology and International Studies, Watson Institute for International Studies
Catherine Lutz is Chair of Brown Universitys Anthropology Department and is jointly appointed in the schools Watson Institute for International Studies. She is the author of numerous books on the US military and its impact beyond the battlefield, the car and its place in US culture, and other topics in cultural anthropology. Dr. Lutz is Co-Director of the Costs of War, a multidisciplinary initiative to analyze the human, economic, social and political costs of the recent wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. She also co-founded the Network of Concerned Anthropologists and previously served as president of the American Ethnological Society.
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management Program
Dr. Jessica Mulligan is assistant professor of Health Policy and Management at Providence College. She earned her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Harvard University. Trained as a medical anthropologist, her current research project uses life history interviews to explore the health and financial impacts of insurance coverage on the formerly uninsured.
Dr. Noelle Sullivan is a cultural and medical anthropologist focusing on the politics of global health in practice. She is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in Global Health Studies and Anthropology at Northwestern University, a Board Member of the charity Worldview Education and Care, and a Public Voices Fellow with The Op-Ed Project. Dr. Sullivan has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Florida and an M.A. in African and African American Studies from SUNY Albany.