Cori Hayden, Professor

Closed (1) The Spectacular Generic

Closed. This professor is continuing with Fall 2018 apprentices on this project; no new apprentices needed for Spring 2019.

This is an anthropological research project tracking the rise of generic drugs as a remedy for problems in access to medicines in Latin America, particularly in Mexico and Argentina. The research uses a range of methods, from ethnography to the analysis of industry documents, policy changes, and news accounts.

Research and bibliographic support for book on the implications of new markets for generic drugs in Latin America.

Apprentice will develop skills in open searches, library database searches,and possibly government and legal documents research

Apprentice will develop knowledge of anthropological literature on access to medicines, markets, and the politics of health

Qualifications: Reading skills in Spanish and English Familiarity with campus libraries Interest in the topic

Weekly Hours: 3-5 hrs