Field of Interest
Southeast and East Asia
Critical Food & Agriculture Studies
Political Economy of Global Trade
Biopolitics and Epistemologies of Nutrition
For her doctoral research, Juliet Tempest is conducting an "ethnography of meat" in Malaysia and Singapore, Asia's number one and two chicken consumers per capita. She is studying the relationship between experiences of and preferences for the tastes of different meats, especially chicken. Fieldwork from her MA in Anthropology of Food from SOAS, University of London, inspired this research. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Princeton University.