- Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
- B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
- Medical anthropology
- Psychological anthropology
- Cross-cultural psychiatry
- Urban anthropology
- Gender and sexuality
- Vietnam and Southeast Asia
- ANTH 109: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- ANTH 209: Medical Anthropology
- ANTH 243: Southeast Asian Studies
- ANTH 291: Culture and Mind
- ANTH 306: Culture and Madness
"The anxiety of well-being: Medicalizations of worry in a Vietnamese psychiatric hospital". Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 2016.
"Rich sentiments and the cultural politics of emotion in postreform Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam". American Anthropologist 117(3): 480-492. 2015.
With Thomas J. Csordas, Christopher Dole, Matthew Strickland, and Michael J. Storck. "Ways of asking, ways of telling: A methodological comparison of ethnographic and diagnostic research interviews". Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 34(1): 29-55. 2010