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TAZIN KARIM DANIELS
355 Baker Hall ■ Department of Anthropology ■ Michigan State University
655 Auditorium Drive ■ East Lansing, MI 48824
(714) 519-1221 ■ karimtaz@msu.edu ■ www.tazindaniels.com
CURRENT POSITIONS
2015-present
2015-present
2012-present

Instructor for ANP 270: Women and Health from an International Perspective
Consultant on Youth, Tobacco & Social Media Research Project, PI: Juliet Lee, PIRE
Chair of Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco Study Group, Society for Medical Anthropology

EDUCATION
2010-present
2006-2009
2002-2005

Ph.D., Anthropology, Michigan State University, defense: April 2016
M.A., Anthropology, Michigan State University
B.A., Anthropology, University of California, Irvine

EXTERNAL GRANTS
2011

$19,250: Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, Wenner-Gren Foundation

FELLOWSHIPS
2014
2013
2012
2012
2011

$3,750: Course Development Fellowship in CIS-General Science, MSU
$1,000: Foundations of Science Course Development Fellowship, The Gates Foundation
$6,000: Cultural Heritage Informatics Fellowship, MSU
$3,000: Disciplinary Leadership Fellowship, The Graduate School, MSU
$5,000: Course Development Fellowship in Anthropology, MSU

HONORS AND AWARDS
2015
2013-14
2012
2010
2009

Certification in College Teaching, MSU School of Social Science
Preparing Future Faculty for the Assessment of Student Learning Fellow, MSU
Ron Hart Award for Outstanding Teaching, MSU Department of Anthropology
Teaching Award, MSU Center for Integrative Studies in General Science
Learning Leader Award, CIS-General Science, MSU Department of Residence Life

PREVIOUS TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2012-2015
2013-2015
2015
2014
2013
2013
2010-2014
2011

Instructor for ANP 204: Introduction to Medical Anthropology
Assessment Research Coordinator: Centers for Integrative Studies, MSU
Instructor for ANP 370: Culture, Health and Illness
Curriculum Developer: ISB 204: Applications in Biomedical Sciences
Developer/Consultant: Foundations of Science MOOC, Centers for Integrative Studies
Teaching Assistant: Cultural Heritage Informatics Field School in Data Visualization
Online Course Assistant/Developer (10 courses), Department of Anthropology, MSU
Instructor/Co-developer: ANP 201: Introduction to Sociocultural Diversity, MSU

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Tazin. Pg: 1-9 Karim. Society for Applied Anthropology Meetings. 2013. #Adderall: Positionality and Ethics in Social Science Research. Tazin. American Anthropological Association Meetings. 2013. “Meducating Our Children: The Moral Influence of Adderall on Education. Practical Training for the Digitally Il/literate Anthropologist. The Anthropologies Project. 2014. Sage Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society. Spring 2013. Pittsburg. Brian Foster. 2015. Karim. Tazin. Daniels. Karim.C. Roundtable chair and co-organizer. Passing with Pills: Redefining Performance in the Pharmaceuticalized University. 2015. NM 9/1/15   . American Anthropological Association Meetings. “Silk Roads: Place and space in alcohol. Karim. (accepted) Karim. “The @Adderall_RX Girl: Pharmaceutical Self-branding and Identity in Social Media. 2014. and Treatment. Journal of Medical Internet Research. CONFERENCE PANEL CHAIR/ORGANIZATION/INVITED 2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 “Women’s drug ethnographies”. ADHD Emergencies: Constructions of Illness and Patienthood in American Higher Education. Karim. Parenting. Daniels. PA (submitted) “Teaching Anthropology Online: Best Tools and Practices for Quality E-Learning” Workshop Leader. Tazin. The Anthropologies Project.C. Tazin. MSU PUBLICATIONS Daniels. Karim. PUBLICATIONS IN PROGRESS Daniels. From ADHD Brains to Academic Gods: Transformations in Subjectivity through Cognitive Enhancement. tobacco and other drug use” Panel co-organizer. Justin Kenton and Shivani Pandya. Tazin Karim. 2013. Tazin Karim. Invited Discussant. Washington D. Tazin Karim. 2015. Tazin Karim. Denver. Washington D. Albuquerque. The Commodification of Celebrity Health. Karim. Erin Mobley and Alex Chavez. (accepted) Daniels. 2013. 2014. “Professional Perspectives in the Anthropology of Drugs” Panel co-chair and co-organizer. CO “Anthropology and Higher Education Capstone Session”. Tazin. Savage Minds. Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 2012. Ed. “Medical Imaginaries and Technological Futures. 2013. in Anthropology and Higher Education. American Anthropological Association Meetings. Daniels.” Ethnography Matters. Teaching Anthropology in the Digital Age. et al.” Somatosphere. Tazin. Society for Applied Anthropology Conference Meetings. Cycling and Performance Enhancing Drugs. 2016 (forthcoming) Daniels. Introduction. Savage Minds.2   2009 2008-2010 2006-2009 Course Supervisor (35 sections): ISB 208L: Applications in Biological Sciences Mentor/Facilitator: Teaching Assistant Program Instructor: ISB 208L: Applications in Biology. Tazin 2013. 2012. Volume 20 (1). Tazin Karim. Tazin Karim and Chelsea Stockman. Social Science & Medicine. Sage Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society. General Anthropology.” Somatosphere. Selling Study Drugs: Direct-toConsumer Advertising of Cognitive Enhancing Drugs. Social Science and Medicine. #Adderall: Constructions of Prescription Drug Use in Digital Spaces. Tazin Karim and Chelsea Stockman. Performance Enhancement in Sports.

CA “The Medicalization of Menstruation: DTCA of Birth Control Pills” Individual paper. Paper presentation. Moving Forward: Reflections on Public Engagement in the Anthropology of Alcohol. Yale University. American Anthropological Association Meetings Montreal. Chicago. and Academic Labor through the use Cognitive Enhancing Drugs”. San Francisco. Faculty Learning Community conference. Quebec. American Anthropological Association Meetings. Montreal. Albuquerque. Canada “From ADHD Brains to Academic Gods*: Transforming Subjectivities through Cognitive Enhancement” Individual paper. CT 9/1/15   . Christina DeJong. American Anthropological Association Meetings. American Anthropological Association Meetings. NM (accepted) “Engaging participants and researchers in a shrinking ethnographic world: Challenges and changes for the modern anthropologist” Roundtable participant. IL “Drug Ab/Use: Border Constructions and Crossings in the Anthropology of Psychoactive Substances” Panel chair and co-organizer. Graduate Academic Conference. Drugs. San Francisco. Quebec. and Tobacco” Roundtable co-organizer. San Francisco. Chicago. Denver. CA “Permeable Borders: Negotiating Boundaries of (Il)licit Substance Use” Panel co-organizer. IL “The Moral Economy of Adderall: Redefining Health and Performance in the American University” Paper presentation. Society for Medical Anthropology Meetings. Paper presentation. American Society for Criminology Meetings. Poster presentation. Cleveland. New Haven. CO “Insight for Accreditation: Integrating institutional learning goals in courses”. Ohio CONFERENCE PRESENTATION 2015 2015 2014 2014 2013 2012 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2009 “The Selves of Technologies”. Society for the Social Studies of Science Meetings. CA “Experimenting with Study Drugs: Legacies of Pharmaceutical Normalization and Enhancement” Individual paper. Michigan State University “‘A’ is for Adderall: Pharmaceutical Interventions in Higher Education” Individual paper. American Anthropological Association Meetings. Paper presentation. San Francisco. San Francisco. American Anthropological Association Meetings. American Anthropological Association Meetings. CA “Tracing the Future: Lines of Difference and Possibility in Medical Technology” Panel chair and co-organizer. CA "Border Patrol: Technologies of Moral Bureaucracy and Immobility" Panel co-organizer. Michigan State University “Prescribing Productivity: The Biomedicalization of Professional. Canada “Medical Imaginaries and Technological Futures” Panel chair and co-organizer. Ohio “Dissertation Research on Stimulant Use on College Campuses” Individual paper. American Anthropological Association Meetings. Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) Meetings.3   2013 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 “Looking Back. San Francisco. Athletic. LA “War Rape and Prison Rape: Theoretical Perspectives” Joint paper with Dr. American Anthropological Association Meetings New Orleans. Society for Cultural Anthropology. Society for Applied Anthropology Meetings. MI “#Adderall: Constructions of Prescription Drug Use in Digital Spaces”. Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) Meetings Cleveland. American Anthropological Association Meetings. Detroit. CA “Anxieties and Vantage Points: Drug Use between the Boundaries of Moralized Health Discourses” Panel co-organizer.

Spring Teaching Institute.S.S. Michigan State University “Socio-cultural Analyses of Drug Use” Guest lecture. Drug cultures” Guest lecture.” Anthropology departmental presentation. ANP 201: Introduction to Sociocultural Diversity. ANP 429: Ethnographic Field Methods. D. Michigan State University “Nonmedical Use of Adderall and ADHD Drugs among College Students” Joint paper with John Taylor. Michigan State University “Introduction to Medical Anthropology” Guest lecture. Parenting and Treatment in the U. ANP 201: Socio-Cultural Diversity. ISS 215: Social Difference & Inequality. Michigan State University 9/1/15   . Michigan State University “Meducating our Children: The Moral Influence of Adderall on Education. ANP 201: Introduction to Sociocultural Diversity. Michigan State University “Pharmaceutical Interventions in Higher Education” Anthropology departmental presentation. Michigan State University “Introduction to Medical Anthropology” Guest Lecture. Michigan State University “Implementation of Embedded Course Assessments” Research presentation.4   INVITED LECTURES 2014 2014 2014 2013 2013 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2009 2009 “Teaching with Technology” Invited Lecture.. Michigan State University “Domestic Drug Ethnographies” Guest lecture. Psy. ANP 201: Introduction to Sociocultural Diversity. ANP 834: Topics in Medical Anthropology. ANP 270: Women and Health. D. “Digital methods in Anthropological Research” Guest lecture. Michigan State University “Dissertation Planning and Field Methods” Guest Lecture.. Center for Integrative Studies. Michigan State University “Introduction to Medical Anthropology” Guest lecture. Michigan State University “I have an ADHD Emergency” Joint paper with John Taylor. Michigan State University “Racial and Socioeconomic Factors in U. MSU Counseling Center Michigan State University “Medicalization and the Media” Guest lecture. Psy. Michigan State University “Medicalization and the Media” Guest lecture. ANP 270: Women and Health. Michigan State University. Michigan Association on Higher Education and Disabilities (MI-AHEAD) conference. Michigan State Universit “Direct-to-Consumer-Advertising of Birth Control” Anthropology departmental presentation. ANP 320: Social and Cultural Analysis.

Libarkin is the faculty in charge of my current assistantship developing curriculum and conducting assessment research in the Centers for Integrative Studies in General Science. Director of the Teaching Assistant Program. Gilbert Quintero Chair of the Department of Anthropology. Howard is the chair of my dissertation committee. my teaching abilities.edu (517-884-2476) Dr.quintero@umontana. and future potential for research and publication in medical anthropology. and proficiency in innovative teaching tools and strategies. She can speak to my research skills. my teaching abilities. McDaniels and I have collaborated on number of teaching-related projects at MSU and has invited me to present on issues such as Educational Technology to graduate teaching assistant during the MSU Spring Teaching Institute. Julie Libarkin Center for Integrative Studies in General Science. 9/1/15   . Michigan State University mcdani73@msu. He can speak to my leadership. University of Montana gilbert. as well as the Cultural Heritage Informatics initiative at MSU. research and writing skills. Drugs and Tobacco Study group as well as research collaborator. Dr. Ethan Watrall Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Associate Director of MATRIX. Social Science.5   REFERENCES Dr. Michigan State University libarkin@msu. Melissa McDaniels Assistant Dean of the Graduate School. and my overall performance in the medical anthropology program at Michigan State University. Quintero is member of the Alcohol. She can speak to my leadership and management skills. and proficiencies in conducting assessment research. Michigan State University Email: howardh@msu.edu (517-355-7625) Dr. presentation and lecturing abilities. He can speak to my leadership and management skills. Heather Howard Assistant Professor of Anthropology. Dr. Dr. Watrall is the faculty in charge of the online course initiative for the Department of Anthropology. Michigan State University watrall@msu.edu (517-614-5349) Dr. teaching abilities.edu (517-353-4600) Dr. and the Humanities. Dr.edu (406-243-5825) Dr. and my proficiency in digital anthropology. She can speak to my teaching credentials.