Jocelyn Chua earned her PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University and is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology. As a medical anthropologist, Dr. Chua is broadly interested in people’s lived experiences of suicide, death, and violence in the contemporary world, and particularly how mental health professionals and therapies intervene to reshape how people respond to these experiences. She has conducted research in India on suicide, and is currently working on a new project examining the use of psychiatric medications in war by the United States military.