Erin B. TaylorResearch Affiliate

Erin B. Taylor is an economic anthropologist. Her research interests are digital finance, consumption, and material culture. She is the author of Materializing Poverty: How the Poor Transform Their Lives (AltaMira, 2013), an ethnography that explores the relationship between poverty and material culture in the Dominican Republic. From 2010-2012, Erin conducted IMTFI-funded research with Dr. Heather Horst on mobility within Haiti and across the national border, focusing especially on mobile phones and mobile money. Some objects from the research were displayed in the Citi Money Gallery in the British Museum. Erin is Managing Editor of PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Cultural economy blogs regularly on her own website,

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