Guy Shalev

Guy Shalev

Guy Shalev

Medical anthropology

Political Anthropology
Anthropology of Expertise
Medical Professionalism
Border Studies
Ethno-nationalism
Anthropology of the Middle East, Israel/Palestine

 

 

Current Projects: 

My present work considers border-work in the Israeli Health system. It examines the intersections of professional and national borderlands, and how medicine and politics intertwine at these borders.

Curriculum Vitae 

Fellowships and Grants 

  • Shapiro Postdoctoral Fellowship, Tel Aviv University (2017-2018)
  • The Lady Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Hebrew University (Declined) (2017-2018)
  • The Greenwall Foundation, University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Bioethics program (2017)
  • US National Science Foundation (NSF), Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (2014-2016)
  • Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, Silver Graduate Research Fellowship (2014-2015)

Prizes

  • Manning Outstanding Dissertation Award in Anthropology, UNC Chapel Hill (2018)
  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA), Association of Middle East Anthropology (AMEA), Graduate Student Paper Prize (2017)
  • Middle East Section (MES) of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), Student Paper Prize (2017)
  • Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA), Hughes Graduate Student Paper Prize (2014)
  • Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA), Graduate Student Paper Prize: Finalist (2014)
  • Society for the Anthropology of Religion (SAR), Student Paper Prize (2013)
  • Israeli Sociological Society, Best MA Thesis Award (2013)

Education

  • Ph.D.  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2018, Cultural and Medical Anthropology
  • M.A.  Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2011, Social Anthropology (Magna Cum Laude)
  • B.A.  Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2009, Sociology-Anthropology and Psychology (Magna Cum Laude)

Publications 

Presentations 

  • 2018    The Rhetoric of Ethics and the Ethics of Rhetoric: Conscientious Objection and Doctors’ Resistance to Force Feeding in Israel. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Anthropological Association, Dimona, Israel, May
  • 2017    Clinical Citizenship: Ethno-Nationalism and the Political Subjectivity of Palestinian Physicians in Israel. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington DC, December
  • 2017    Neutral and Neutralized: Medical Practice and National Suppression. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Anthropological Association, Kafr Qasim, Israel, May
  • 2016    Helsinki in Zion: Ethics Committees and Political Gatekeeping in Israel/Palestine. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Minneapolis, MN, November
  • 2013    Doctors with Borders: Palestinian Physicians Bearing Witness. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago, IL, November
  • 2013    Leadership in Conflict: Negotiating Charisma, Knowledge and Coexistence in a Sufi Order in Israel. American Ethnological Society and Association for Political and Legal Anthropology Spring Conference, Chicago, IL, April