Heather Paxson is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Anthropology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was a member of the Cultural Anthropology editorial collective from 2018-2022.
On June 24, 2022 in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a conservative supermajority of the US Supreme Court overturned the court’s rulings in Roe v.... More
On June 24, 2022, the conservative majority of the United States Supreme Court released a stunning decision in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organiza... More
The American Anthropological Association (AAA) publishing contract with Wiley comes to term in 2022. In light of this pressing deadline, several journal editors... More
“Every age has its own fascism,” Primo Levi famously wrote in his essay, “A Past We Thought Would Never Return.” “And we see the warning signs wherever the conc... More
On Vermont’s Jasper Hill Farm, reports the Burlington Free Press, “ninety organisms”—bovine and human—plus “countless microorganisms work together to make che... More