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S. Lochlann Jain
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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.

Blog Entries by S. Lochlann Jain

Babies in the New Economy

2 Comments | Posted March 23, 2012 | 3:55 PM

Want to make some extra cash in a depressed economy? All you may need is a young terminally ill man and a good dose of American entrepreneurial spirit.

On March 19th, the Supreme Court heard Astrue v. Capato. Karen Capato, a widow, claimed that her child should be entitled to...

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We Must Regulate Reproductive Technology

45 Comments | Posted February 23, 2012 | 10:05 AM

Fifteen years ago this week, news that scientists in the U.K. successfully produced a cloned sheep named Dolly sparked intense concern and debate across the U.S. President Clinton reacted quickly, banning the use of federal funds for human cloning research and called on privately funded researchers to voluntarily implement a...

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