Yates-Doerr, E. and R. García-Meza. (2020). “Head circumference.” In the Somatosphere series “Histórias of zika.” Translated to Spanish as “Circunferencia de la cabeza.” Co-authored with Rosario García-Meza. Open Access.

García-Meza, R. and E. Yates-Doerr. (2020). “The social life of metrics.” In the Somatosphere series “Histórias of zika.”  Translated to Spanish as, “La vida social de las métricas.”


Yates-Doerr, E. (2019). “Storytelling.” Cultural Anthropology Online series, “Pathways.” With Spanish Translation, “Contando historias.” Open access.

Berg, U., S. Rozental, and E. Yates-Doerr. (2019). “Pathways: introduction:” Cultural Anthropology Online. With Spanish translation: “Caminos: introducción.” Open Access.

Carruth, L., S. Chard, H.A. Howard, L. Manderson, E. Mendenhall, E. Vasquez, and E. Yates-Doerr. (2019). “Disaggregating diabetes: new subtypes, causes, and care.” Medicine Anthropology Theory. 6(9):119-216. Open Access.

Göttke, F., Heath, D., Ibáñez, R., Kaul, S., Sakoun, R., Sigmund, K., Thompson, A., and Yates-Doerr, E. (2019). “The ethnographic fact: a discussion of ethics in anthropological fieldwork.” Somatosphere. Open Access.

Yates-Doerr. E. (2019). “An unfinished war.” Anthropology Now. 11(2):57-73. Photo Essay & Essay. Open Access.

Yates-Doerr. E. (2019). “Gun violence harms, even if you’ve never been shot.” Sapiens. Open Access.

Yates-Doerr, E. and Maes, K. (2019). “Global health.” Cambridge Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Open Access.

Yates-Doerr, E. (2019). “No relation.” In the Cultural Anthropology Online series, “Embodied ecologies.” Open Access.

Yates-Doerr, E. and M. Carney. (2019). “For people fleeing Central America, Hunger may not look like hunger.” Latino Rebels. Open Access.

Yates-Doerr, E. (2019). “SICK: The Deadly Logic of the Limited Good.” Medicine Anthropology Theory. 6(1):132-150. Open Access.

Yates-Doerr, E. (2019). “Whose global? Which health? Unsettling collaboration through careful equivocation,” American Anthropologist. 121(2):297-310. Open Access.


Yates-Doerr, E. and M. Carney. (2016). “Demedicalizing health: the kitchen as a site of care.” Medical Anthropology. 35(4):305-21. Pre-print PDF here.


Yates-Doerr, E. The weight of obesity: hunger and global health in postwar Guatemala. California Press.

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. Download the pre-print PDF here.

Sanabria, E and E. Yates-Doerr. (2015). “Alimentary uncertainties: from contested evidence to policy.” BioSocieties. 10(2):117–124. Download pre-print PDF here.

Yates-Doerr, E. (2015). “Intervals of confidence: uncertain accounts of Global Hunger.” BioSocieties. 10(2):229–246. Download the pre-print PDF here.

Yates-Doerr, E. (2015). “The world in a box? Food Security, edible insects, and ‘One World, One Health’ collaboration.” Social Science & Medicine. Mar(129):106-112. Download pre-print PDF here.


Yates-Doerr, E. (2014). “Obesity science and health translation in Guatemala: engagement in practice.” Anthropology Now. 6(1): 3-14. Download pre-print PDF here.


Yates-Doerr. E. “The mismeasure of obesity.” (2013). In Reconstructing obesity: the meaning of measures and the measures of meaning, eds. Meghan McCullough & Jessica Hardin. pp. 49-70. Berghahn Books. Download pre-print PDF here.

Yates-Doerr, E. (2013). Complex carbohydrates: on the relevance of ethnography in nutrition education. In Contours of Eating: New Relations between Food and Bodies, eds. Emma-Jayne Abbots & Anna Lavis. pp. 271-288. Ashgate. Download the pre-print PDF here.


Yates-Doerr, E. and A. Mol. (2012). “Cuts of meat: disentangling western nature-cultures.” Cambridge Anthropology. 30(2): 48-64 Download the pre-proof PDF here.

Yates-Doerr, E. (2012). The Opacity of Reduction: Nutritional Black-Boxing and the Meanings of Nourishment.” Food, Culture and Society. 15(2):293-313. Download the pre-print PDF here.

Yates-Doerr, E. (2012). “Meeting the demand for meat.” Anthropology Today, 28(1): 11-15. Open Access.

Yates‐Doerr, E. (2012). The weight of the self: care and compassion in Guatemalan dietary choicesMedical Anthropology Quarterly. 26(1): 136-158. Download pre-print here.


Yates-Doerr, E. (2011). “Bodily betrayal: love and anger in the time of epigenetics.” In A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment, ed. Fran Mascia-Lees. pp. 292-306. Wiley-Blackwell. Download the pre-proof PDF here.

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.