S. Lochlann Jain

Associate professor of medical and legal anthropology, Stanford University

S. Lochlann Jain is an associate professor of medical and legal anthropology at Stanford University. Jain is the author of Injury, a book on how human injury takes place and is understood in relation to corporate, legal, and personal power. Her second book, in progress, examines cancer as a key modality through which American high-tech is experienced and explained.

Jain was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship in 2011, was a fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center in 2010, a Center for the Advanced Study of Behavioral Sciences in 2011, and was a National Humanities Center Fellow in 2006.

Her other research interests include the history of exploration and outdoor adventure and art and design.

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