Professor Andrea Whittaker is Convenor of Anthropology in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts Monash University. She has achieved international standing in the field of medical anthropology and is a former ARC Future Fellow. Her research spans the disciplines of anthropology, international public health, Asian studies and gender studies.

Andrea is a researcher on the AMR Scapes project which investigates public understanding of antimicrobial resistance, infection and immunity. Her other current research projects include the study of global medical trade and mobility; reproductive travel and biotechnologies in the Asia Pacific, including issues of gender, religion, bioethics and global regulation of the trade; and social isolation among HIV positive people in Queensland.

Further information on Andrea is available on her institutional profile.