Area of interest: My research examines drug addiction and rehabilitation in Tehran, Iran. I look at the generative force of drugs in neighborhoods with high levels of poverty and social marginalization. My research also involves a critical engagement with different forms of healing, namely, biomedical and community-driven "treatments" for drug addiction.
Keywords: addiction, drugs, Iran, medical anthropology, public health
Previous Degrees: B.A. History and Arabic, Washington University in St. Louis, 2012; M.A. Gender and Women's Studies, The American University in Cairo, 2014.
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