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dr. E.J.F. (Emily) Yates-Doerr


  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Programme group: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Amsterdam
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15509
    1001 NA  Amsterdam
  • E.J.F.Yates-Doerr@uva.nl

Research

Emily Yates-Doerr (Ph.D. 2011, Anthropology, NYU) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Health Care and the Body research group of the AISSR. She currently holds a Veni grant from the NWO for the project When Global Health Meets Local Development: A Case Study of the 'First 1000 Days of Life' Initiative in Guatemala. This study of global sustainabilty and maternal health has grown out of postdoctoral research on food security and doctoral research on epidemiological transitions in Latin America. Her book,  The Weight of the Obesity: Hunger and Global Health in Postwar Guatemala (UC Press, 2015) examines the emergence of the diagnostic category of obesity in the city of Xela. She was previously a postdoctoral fellow on Annemarie Mol's Eating Bodies project, and before this she was in the anthropology department at New York University. 

2016

2015

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2015). Does meat come from animals? A multispecies approach to classification and belonging in highland Guatemala. American Ethnologist, 42(2), 309-323. DOI: 10.1111/amet.12132 [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2015). Intervals of confidence: Uncertain accounts of global hunger. Biosocieties, 10(2), 229-246. DOI: 10.1057/biosoc.2015.9 [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2015). The weight of obesity: hunger and global health in postwar Guatemala. (California studies in food and culture; No. 57). Oakland, CA: University of California Press. [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2015). The world in a box? Food security, edible insects, and "One World, One Health" collaboration. Social Science & Medicine, 129, 106-112. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.06.020 [details]
  • Kowal, E., Meyers, T., Raikhel, E., Redfield, P., Abramowitz, S., Andersen, B., ... Grant, J. (2015). The open question: medical anthropology and open access. Medicine Anthropology Theory, 2(1), 75-94. [details] [PDF]
  • Sanabria, E., & Yates-Doerr, E. (2015). Alimentary uncertainties: From contested evidence to policy. Biosocieties, 10(2), 117-124. DOI: 10.1057/biosoc.2015.17 [details]

2014

2013

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2013). Complex carbohydrates: on the relevance of ethnography in nutrition education. In E-J. Abbots, & A. Lavis (Eds.), Why we eat, how we eat: contemporary encounters between foods and bodies. (pp. 271-287). (Critical food studies). Farnham [etc.]: Ashgate. [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2013). The mismeasure of obesity. In M. McCullough, & J. Hardin (Eds.), Reconstructing obesity: the meaning of measures and the measure of meanings. (pp. 49-70). (Food, nutrition, and culture; No. 2). New York, NY [etc.]: Berghahn Books. [details]

2012

2011

  • Mann, A., Mol, A., Satalkar, P., Savirani, A., Selim, N., Sur, M., & Yates-Doerr, E. (2011). Mixing methods, tasting fingers: notes on an ethnographic experiment. HAU : Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 1(1), 221-243. [details] [PDF]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2011). Kinship: bodily betrayal: love and anger in the time of epigenetics. In F. E. Mascia-Lees (Ed.), A companion to the anthropology of the body and embodiment. (pp. 292-306). (Blackwell companions to anthropology; No. 13). Oxford [etc.]: Wiley-Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch16 [details]

2016

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (Author). (2016). A reply (on book forum of website Somatosphere)[details]
  • Maldonado, M. G. (Author), Mesa, R. G. (Author), & Yates-Doerr, E. (Author). (2016). Sustainability (part of series: Lexicon for an Anthropocene Yet Unseen). Cultural Anthropology website. [details]

2015

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (Author). (2015). All that is solid: on body weight and otological violence. Anthropology News. [details]

2014

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (Author). (2014). Care: Provocation. Fieldsights - Field Notes, Cultural Anthropology Online. [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (Author). (2014). The Form of the Otherwise. Fieldsights - Commentary, Cultural Anthropology Online. [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2014). Refrigerator units, normal goods. Limn, 4(1), 32-35. [details] [PDF]

2016

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2016). Mushroom worlds and earth beings: A resurgence of postrepresentational anthropology (A review essay) [Review of: A. Tsing (2015) The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins; M. de la Cadena (2015) Earth Beings: Ecologies of Practice across Andean Worlds]. Medicine Anthropology Theory, 3(1), 172-180. [details]

2015

  • Yates-Doerr, E. J. F. (2015). All that is Solid: On Body Weight & Ontological Violence. Anthropology News, 56(11). [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2015). The weight of the body: on obesity and ontological violence. Second Opinion - Society for Medical Anthropology, 3(2). [details]
  • Raikhel, E. (Author), Meyers, T. (Author), Yates-Doerr, E. (Author), & Dufour, M. (Author). (2015). Somatosphere.net. New Books network. [details]

2014

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (Author). (2014). Engaged Anthropology Grant: Emily Yates-Doerr. The Wenner Gren Blog. [details]

2013

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2013). [Review of: A. Kinchy (2012) Seeds, science, and struggle: the global politics of transgenic crops]. Environment and Society, 4(1), 163-164. DOI: 10.3167/ares.2013.040110 [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2013). [Review of: R.M. Wilkie (2010) Livestock/deadstock: working with farm animals from birth to slaughter]. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 19(4), 892-893. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9655.12071_11 [details]

2012

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2012). [Review of: M. Unnithan-Kumar, S. Tremayne (2011) Fatness and the maternal body: women's experiences of corporeality and the shaping of social policy]. Medische Antropologie, 24(1), 233-234. [details]

2011

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2011). [Review of: P. Henley (2009) The adventure of the real: Jean Rouch and the craft of ethnographic cinema]. American Ethnologist, 38(4), 822-823. DOI: 10.1111/j.1548-1425.2011.01339_6.x [details]

2010

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2010). [Review of: D. Gewertz, F. Errington (2010) Cheap meat: flap food nations in the Pacific Islands]. Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of MultidisciplinaryResearch, 13(4), 607-610. DOI: 10.2752/175174410X12777254289475 [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2010). [Review of: E.F. Fischer, P. Benson (2006) Broccoli and desire: global connections and Maya struggles in postwar Guatemala]. Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of MultidisciplinaryResearch, 13(2), 299-302. DOI: 10.2752/175174410X12633934463358 [details]
  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2010). [Review of: J.J. Mudry (2009) Measured meals: nutrition in America]. Gastronomica, 10(4), 98-99. DOI: 10.1525/gfc.2010.10.4.98a [details]

2009

  • Yates-Doerr, E. (2009). [Review of: D.M. Nelson (2009) Reckoning: the ends of war in Guatemala]. E-misférica, 6(1). [details]

Award

  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2016): Awarded “Honorable Mention” for book 'The weight of obesity: hunger and global health in postwar Guatemala'.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2015): Authors Imprint book designation of outstanding scholarship for 'The Weight of Obesity' University of California Press.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2014): VENI Innovational Research Incentives Scheme grant for the independent research project "When Global Health Meets Local Development: A Case Study of the ‘First 1000 Days of Life’ Intervention in Guatemala".
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2012): Wenner-Gren Foundation Engaged Anthropology Grant.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2010): Dean’s Dissertation Writing Award, New York University: $30,000.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2010): The Alex McIntosh Paper Prize, the Association for the Study of Food and Society.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2010): The Charles Hughes Graduate Student Paper Prize, Society for Medical Anthropology.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2010): The Rudolf Virchow Graduate Student Paper Award, Critical Anthropology of Global Health Caucus.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2009): Fulbright Hays DDRA Dissertation Award: $30,000.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2009): The Christine Wilson Graduate Student Paper Award, Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2008): Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, The Wenner-Gren Foundation: $25,000.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2007): The Doris M. Ohlsen Research Award for Latin American Scholarship, NYU: $5,000.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2006): Social Science Research Council / Ford Foundation Pre-dissertation Fellowship for International Collaboration: $5,000.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2006): Tinker Field Research Grant, Center for Latin American Studies NYU: $2,500.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2005): National Science Foundation Fellowship for Research Methods Training: $5,000.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (2004): Henry M. MacCracken Award, New York University (five year award: 2004-2009), $250,000.

Others

  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (participant) (1-7-2015): An international workshop with 3 speakers (AISSR-UvA), Amsterdam (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (participant) (30-11-2015): An international roundtable with 4 speakers (AISSR-UvA), Amsterdam (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (participant) (9-9-2015): at: MAGic2015 (EASA Medical Anthropology Network and RAI Medical Anthropology Committee), Anthropology and Global Health, Sussex (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).

Keynote / Invited lecture

  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (14-1-2016): Invited Speaker, Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging, and Metabolism, Guatemala.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (5-9-2016): Invited Speaker “Scoping the Future of Medical Anthropology”, Edinburgh University.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (7-9-2016): Invited Speaker “Food Entanglements with Life”, ERC/Wenner Gren Workshop, Oslo University.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (12-11-2015): Invited lecture at Leiden University College, Leiden University College, Den Haag.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (2-10-2015): Invited Lecture, SOAS Food Forum, at SOAS Food Forum, London.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (27-1-2015): Invited Talk at the Bremen NatureCultures Lab, Department of Anthropology and Culture Research, University of Bremen; Artec Sustainability Research Centre, Bremen.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (3-10-2015): Invited Presenter, "International Workshop on the Politics of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Global South,", at King's college, London.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (3-3-2015): Invited Talk at EPICENTER, at: Aarhus University, Denmark, Aarhus.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (30-10-2015): Invited Talk, Centro de Estudios y Documentación Latinamericanos, at Centro de Estudios y Documentación Latinamericanos, Amsterdam.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (9-12-2015): Invited Talk, University of Washington Research Program in Medical Anthropology and Global Health, University of Washington Research Program in Medical Anthropology and Global Health, Washington.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (1-5-2014): Invited Lecture at the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO), Lecture at The University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (17-1-2014): Invited Lecture for the Global Health Programme, Lecture at Maastricht University, Maastricht.
  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (invited speaker) (5-6-2014): Embodied Being, Environing World: Local Biologies and Local Ecologies in Global Health, Invited contributor at Maison des Sciences de L’Homme, Paris.

Journal editor

  • Yates-Doerr, E.J.F. (editor) & , (editor) (2015): Biosocieties (Journal).
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