Tad Ballew teaches in the Interdisciplinary Humanities Program at Ari-
zona State University.
Susan Brownell’s first book, Training the Body for China: Sports in the
Moral Order of the People’s Republic, was based on her experience as a
collegiate athlete in China, followed by a year of study at the Beijing
University of Physical Education. She is Associate Professor of Anthro-
pology at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, and is currently doing
research on fashion models, cosmetic surgery, and the changing politics
of appearance in China.
Nancy N. Chen is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of
California, Santa Cruz. Her book manuscript ‘‘Breathing Spaces: Qigong,
Psychiatry, and Body Politics of Late Twentieth Century China’’ is under
revision for publication.
Constance D. Clark teaches in the Department of Women Studies at San
Francisco State University. She presently is revising her manuscript on
migration, work, and marriage in southern China.
Rob Eﬁrd is a Ph.D. candidate in sociocultural anthropology at the Uni-
versity of Washington.
Suzanne Gottschang is Luce Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and
Anthropology at Smith College. She is currently revising her manuscript
on the politics of mothering in China.
Ellen Hertz teaches social-cultural anthropology at the University of
Lausanne, Switzerland. She has written an ethnography of the Shanghai
stock market and is currently exploring an ethnographic approach to
international institutions, including the United Nations Working Group
for Indigenous Populations and the World Trade Organization.