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Assistant Professor
Sociocultural Anthropologist, Medical Anthropologist

melsalm@email.unc.edu
Alumni Building 409E

Research Interests

Global health; science & technology studies (STS); One Health; zoonotic infectious diseases; eco-epidemiology; Planetary Health; biosecurity governance; pandemic preparedness; science mistrust; public health misinformation; conspiracy theories

Specializations

Sociocultural medical anthropology; science & technology studies (STS); biosecurity studies; qualitative global health research; anthropology of the contemporary

Education

PhD, University of California - Davis, 2021; MS, University of London - Goldsmiths College, 2011; BA, New York University, 2010

Previous Courses

ANTH 585 - Anthropology of Science; ANTH 390 - Special Topics: Medical Anthropology