2018 “On Band-Aids and Magic Bullets.” Limn 9, Little Development Devices/Humanitarian Goods. Edited by Stephen J. Collier, Jamie Cross, Peter Redfield and Alice Street. https://limn.it/on-band-aids-and-magic-bullets/
2016 (with Steven Robins) “An Index of Waste: Humanitarian Design, ‘Dignified Living’ and the Politics of Infrastructure in Cape Town.” Anthropology of Southern Africa, 39: 2: 145-162.
2016 “Fluid Technologies: The Bush Pump, the LifeStraw® and Microworlds of Humanitarian Design.” Social Studies of Science, 46(2): 159–183.
2016 “Doctors Without Borders and the Global Emergency.” Vital Signs: Medical Anthropology in the 21st Century, L. Manderson, A. Hardon and E. Cartwright, eds. NY: Routledge, 359-363.
2016 Imagined Immunities” Invited Comment in theme issue on Clinic in Crisis. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry.
2015 ““A Measured Good”.” Medical Humanitarianism: Ethnographies of Practice (S. Abramowitz and C. Panter-Brick, eds.) University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015, 242-251.
2015 (with Emma Kowal et al). “The Open Question: Medical Anthropology and Open Access.” Medicine, Anthropology and Theory 2, no. 1: 75–94.
2015 “Modernity as a Fragile Milieu” Invited contribution to Somatosphere Book Forum on Richard Keller’s Fatal Isolation Somatosphere medical anthropology blog (http://somatosphere.net/forumpost/modernity-as-a-fragile-milieu)
2014 “Medical Vulnerability, or Where There Is No Kit.” Limn, issue 5 (Ebola’s Ecologies), http://limn.it/medical-vulnerability-or-where-there-is-no-kit/.
2014 “Triage sans frontières.” La médecine du tri: Histoire, éthique, anthropologie (G. Lachenal , C. Lefèvre, and V.K. Nguyen, eds.) Presses Universitaires de France. 81-102.
2013 Invited post in Society for Cultural Anthropology Field Notes blog: “Contact/Access: Provocation.”
2013 “Eyes Wide Shut in Transnational Science and Aid.” Comment on “Public Secrets in Public Health: Knowing Not to Know While Making Scientific Knowledge” (Geissler) American Ethnologist, 40: 1: 35-37.
2013 Life in Crisis: The Ethical Journey of Doctors Without Borders. Berkeley: University of California Press.
2012 “Sleeping Sickness and the Limits of ‘Biological Citizenship’” In W.Geissler, R. Rottenburg and J. Zenker, eds. Rethinking Biomedicine and Governance in Africa. (Transcript), 229-249.
2012 “Humanitarianism.” In A Companion to Moral Anthropology (D. Fassin, ed.) Malden, MA: Blackwell, 451-467.
2012 “The Unbearable Lightness of Expats: Double Binds of Humanitarian Mobility” Cultural Anthropology 27: 2 (May): 358-382.
2012 “Bioexpectations: Life Technologies as Humanitarian Goods.” Public Culture 24: 1 (Feb): 157-184.
2012 “Secular Humanitarianism and Sacred Life.” What Matters? Ethnographies of Value in a (Not So) Secular Age. (C. Bender and A. Taves, eds.). SSRC/Columbia University Press, 144-178.
2011 “Cleaning Up the Cold War: Global Humanitarianism and the Infrastructure of Crisis Response.” In Gabrielle Hecht, ed., Entangled Geographies: Empire and Technopolitics in the Global Cold War (MIT Press), 267-291.
2011 “The Impossible Problem of Neutrality.” Forces of Compassion: Humanitarianism Between Ethics and Politics. (Redfield & Bornstein, eds.) SAR Press, Advanced Seminar Series, 53-70.
2011 (co-edited with Erica Bornstein). Forces of Compassion: Humanitarianism Between Ethics and Politics. Santa Fe: SAR Press, Advanced Seminar Series.
2010 “The Verge of Crisis: Doctors Without Borders in Uganda.” In Contemporary States of Emergency: The Politics of Military and Humanitarian Interventions (D. Fassin and M. Pandolfi, eds.), Zone Books. 173-195.
2009 (with Ed Rackley) “The Explosive Remnants of War.” In Catastrophe: Law, Politics, and the Humanitarian Impulse (A. Sarat and J. Lezaun, eds.) University of Massachusetts Press, 212-235.
2008 “Vital Mobility and the Humanitarian Kit.” In A. Lakoff and S. Collier, eds. Biosecurity Interventions: Global Health and Security in Question. NY: Columbia University Press, 147-171.
2008 “Sacrifice, Triage and Global Humanitarianism.” In M. Barnett and T. Weiss eds. Humanitarianism in Question: Politics, Power, Ethics. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 196-214.
2008 “Doctors Without Borders and the Moral Economy of Pharmaceuticals.” In A. Bullard, ed., Human Rights in Crisis, Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Press, pp. 129-144.
2006 “A Less Modest Witness: Collective Advocacy and Motivated Truth in a Medical Humanitarian Movement” American Ethnologist, 33: 1 (Feb 2006): 3-26.
2005 “Doctors, Borders and Life in Crisis” Cultural Anthropology, 20:3 (Aug 2005): 328-361. Winner of the 2006 Cultural Horizons Prize, Society for Cultural Anthropology.
2005 “Foucault in the Tropics: Displacing the Panopticon” Jonathan Xavier Inda, ed. Foucault and the Anthropology of Modernity. Blackwell Books, 50-79.
2005 “Biting the Hand that Feeds You.” My Sweet La Mancha: Invited and Voluntary Contributions, July-Oct 2005. Geneva: MSF International, 85-89.
2004 “A Few of His Favorite Things.” Review of My Cocaine Museum (Taussig), Anthropological Quarterly, featured new release section, 77:2: 355-363.
2003 (with Silvia Tomášková) “The Exile of Anthropology.” In Rebecca Saunders, ed. The Concept of the Foreign. Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield), 71-90.
2002 “The Half-Life of Empire in Outer Space.” Social Studies of Science (special issue on “Postcolonial Technoscience,” co-edited by Warwick Anderson and Gabrielle Hecht). 32: 6 (Dec.): 791-825.
2000 Space in the Tropics: From Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana. University of California Press.
1996 “Beneath a Modern Sky: Space Technology and its Place on the Ground.” Science, Technology and Human Values, 21: 3 (June): 251-274.
1992 “Remembering the Revolution, Forgetting the Empire: Notes after the French Bicentennial.” Visual Anthropology Review, 8:2: 58-75.