Bridget M. Haas is a National Research Service Award Fellow in the School of Medicine and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University. Her work explores the intersection of culture and trauma, with a particular focus on the lived experiences and well-being of refugees and asylum seekers in the United States.
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Technologies of Suspicion and the Ethics of Obligation in Political Asylum
Edited by Bridget M. Haas and Amy Shuman
Taking everyday practices and interactions as their focus, contributors draw on various theoretical perspectives to examine how tensions between humanitarianism and security are negotiated at the local level. They thus show how asylum seekers are produced as suspicious subjects by the very systems to which they appeal for protection.