Professor Sarah Phillips, Professor of Anthropology, Director of Russian and East European Institute, Anthropology Department, Indiana University
Professor Sarah Phillips has published several academic articles about Chernobyl, including research on post-Chernobyl food practices and ‘Chernobyl’s Sixth Sense‘. She has also published two Samotosphere articles on nuclear issues, one reflecting on the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl (available here) and the other comparing Fukushima with Chernobyl (here). More recently she has researched disability in Ukraine, as well as the role of gender during Ukraine’s Maidan Revolution. You can find out more about Professor Phillips’ work here.
Cover image: An elderly lady or ‘baba’ who lives near the Exclusion Zone in Chernobyl, Ukraine. Photograph by Thom Davies.
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