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Mr Justin Dixon, BA, MA

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I am a PhD candidate in anthropology with a specialisation in medical anthropology. My research is situated broadly within the field of developing world bioethics and involves an ethnographic and historical study of a large TB vaccine trial site in the Western Cape of South Africa. 

Research Interests

  • Global health and sovereignty
  • Healthcare in South Africa
  • Moral economies of science
  • TB and lung disease
  • The ethics of international clinical trials


Book review

Chapter in book

  • Dixon, Justin (Forthcoming). Engaging Childhood Tuberculosis during a Vaccine Trial in South Africa. In Anthropological and Ethnographic Investigations into TB and its Control. Macdonald, Helen & Harper, Ian London: Ashgate.

Journal Article