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Emily Yates-Doerr

Emily Yates-Doerr is the PI on the ‘Global Future Health’ Project (#Futurehealth) and an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Amsterdam and Oregon State University. Her research for the #FutureHealth project focuses on networks of science and other forms of expertise in the making of maternal health care policy. She is writing a book about global sustainability and legacies of violence in Guatemala’s “Window of Opportunity” human capital initiative. Her previous 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 postwar Guatemala. You can follow her efforts to work within and against established traditions on twitter at @eyatesd