James Robbins

Anthropology
Instructor
Barnard 244A

James Robbins is a medical, feminist, and cultural anthropologist and adjunct professor with research interests in neoliberalism, decolonialism, healthcare ethnography, Latinx/e studies, language access, and gender. His recent project has focused on the relationship between subjectivity and performativity among nurses. Future research is focused on issues of language access among Latinx/e/Hispanic patients experiencing postpartum depression.

 

Courses:

Feminist Theory

Four-field Anthropology

Economic Anthropology

 

Education:

BS in Economics

BS in Psychology

BA in Sociology

MA in Anthropology

 

Publications:

Robbins, James., with Andrea Freidus and Lennin Caro. 2021. The Importance of Community in the Experiences of Frontline COVID-19 Nurses. SFAA Newsletter.

Robbins, J. & Freidus, A. 2022. Neoliberalism and Work-Life Balance Among COVID-19 Nurses. Under review in Human Organization

Robbins, J., Caro, L., & Freidus A. 2022. Beyond the Workplace: Examining Burnout Stressors among North Carolina Frontline COVID-19 Nurses. Under review in Journal of Advanced Nursing