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Michele Rivkin-Fish is Associate Professor of Anthropology. Her research focuses on health and gender in late Soviet and post-Soviet Russian societies, and on notions of justice in US health care reform. She is the author of Women’s Health in Post-Soviet Russia: The Politics of Reproduction (2005), and is currently writing a monograph entitled “Unmaking Russia’s Abortion Culture: Family Planning and the Search for a Liberal Biopolitics.” She is a co-editor of Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: New Conversations Across the Disciplines (2016). Her teaching in medical anthropology focuses on the symbols, meanings, and political-economies of health and justice globally.