Neil L Turner

About Me:

American Social-Cultural Anthropologist living in Salvador, Bahia – Brazil conducting ethnographic research for a book on Brazil. My interest and work is in the areas of Urban and Medical Anthropology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

My Profile:

My OAC Page:

My Other Networks:

Teachers Without Borders
National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
Global Learning Portal
Education for Bahia

Books and Journals:

Book Chapter: Scholarly Paper-"Transforming Refugees: Biopolitics and medical construction of Southeast Asian Immigrant Subjects" published by GRIN Kosterfrei Publizieren, Munich, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-640-41466-6).


Anthropology Journal: Scholarly Paper "Transforming Refugees" published by the Italian journal for Anthropology - December 2009 issue.


Visiting Lecturer -

7th Annual International Social Theory Consortium Conference, 2006 Sponsor: The Alliance of Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought Virginia Tech University, Roanoke, VA, USA.

2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference in Cultural and Social Anthropology, 2006 Sponsor: The Anthropology of Global Productions, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.

Asian-Pacific American Research Roundtable Conference, 2004 Sponsor: California State University, Los Angeles, CA, USA.


Asian Americans In Crisis: Living Without Health Insurance in Los Angeles

Teaching Materials: (Powerpoint Presentations)

Steps for Calculating a Test Statistic

Educational Software Development:

BIA Educacional Servicos; ESP Test Taking Strategies
Real Inglês Para Brasileiros


Urban Anthropology: Life in the Barrios

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