Katherine Hirschfeld

Katherine Hirschfeld

Associate Professor - University of Oklahoma

Katherine Hirschfeld received her PhD in anthropology from Emory University in 2001, and is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Oklahoma.

She is a medical anthropologist who has published critical scholarship on the Cuban health care system and has recently authored a new book (Gangster-States:  Organized Crime, Kleptocracy and Political Collapse) that explores the political economy of organized crime and failed states. She has a long-standing interest in health, human rights and post-Soviet transitions.

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