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Dr Roslyn Malcolm

Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology  
Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing  

Research interests

  • Anthropology of Autism
  • Anthropology of Bodily Substance
  • Critical Disability Studies
  • Embodiment
  • Empathy and Theory of Mind
  • Ethnographic Methods
  • Human-animal Studies
  • Kinship and Relatedness
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Mental Health
  • Multispecies Ethnography
  • Situated Biologies

Esteem Indicators

  • 2000: Invited Fellowships: Fellow of the Wolfson Institute of Health and Well-Being, Durham University

    Associate Fellow of the Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society, University of Edinburgh

    Associate Fellow of the Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University

  • 2000: Peer Review:
    • Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Social Science and Medicine, Medical Anthropology, Medical Humanities, Medicine Anthropology Theory, Social and Cultural Geography.
  • 2000: Member and Coordinator:
    • International Anthropology of Hormones Network (2019 - present)
    • 'Anthropology and Autism: Lived Experience' seminar series (2017 - present)
  • 2000: Academic Qualifications:
    • PhD Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh (2019)
    • MRes Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh.
    • MA Medical Anthroplogy, University of Ediburgh.
    • MA Social and Cultural Anthropology and Psychology, Joint Honours, University of Glasgow.


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