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Amy Speier

  • Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Education

    • 2005 PhD in Cultural Anthropology
      University of Pittsburgh, 2005
    • 1997 BS in Anthropology
      Univ of Calif Berkeley, 1997
    • 1997 BS in English
      Univ of Calif Berkeley, 1997

Publications

      Book Review 2018
      • The Politics of Morality: The Church, the State and Repoductive Rights in Postsocialist Poland
        [Speier, Amy, Mishtal, Joanna]. 2015, 272 [.] "Ohio University Press".

      Book Chapter 2018
      • Expansion of Czech Reproductive Medical Tourism
        [Speier, Amy, Johnson, A., Pfister, AnneE., Vindrola- Padros, Cecelia]. New York: "New York: Berghahn Books, Worlds in Motion Series, to Be released ".
      2018
      • From the Wild West to Silicon Valley: Shifting Models of Reproductive Medicine in North America
        [Speier, Amy, Arditti, David, Miller, Jennifer].

      Journal Article 2018
      • Our Children in The World: How Czech Clinics and Egg donors Frame Egg Donation for Foreign Recipeients
        [Speier, Amy, Tober, Diane , Konvalinka, Nancy].

      Other 2017
      • Yoga as a Journey ; Embodied Tourist Experiences of Flexibility, Balance and Openness,
        [Speier, Amy, Palmer, Catherline , Andrews, Hazel ]. New York, NY: Routledge.
      2017

      Journal Article 2017
      • Is Information Power
        [Speier, Amy].

      Book Chapter 2015
      • Health Tourism in Czech Health Spa.
        [Speier, Amy, Naraindas, Harish, Bastos, Christiana]. 55-66 [.] New York, NY: Routledge: "New York ".

      Book Review 2015
      • Acheiving Procreaction: Childlessness and IVF in Turkey.
        [Speier, Amy, Demircioglu, Merve ]. 214, 408 [.] New York: " Duke University Press". DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maq.12355

      Journal Article 2015
      • Czech Host Creating A Real home away from home for North Amenricn Repoductive Tourists
        [Speier, Amy]. 57(1), 27-39 [.]
      2015
      • Introduction: Kinship Travel: Relatedness through International Tourism and Travel Networks
        [Speier, Amy, Cohen, Frayda, Frohlick, Susan]. 57(1), 13-18 [.]

      Journal Article 2014
      • Introduction : Health and Medicine: Post-Socialist Perspectives
        [Speier, Amy, Stoleckova, Tereza, Wiercinski50, Hubert]. 50(6), 815-820 [.]

      Book Chapter 2012
      • Reproductive Tourism: Health Care Crisis Reifies Globalized Stratified Reproduction
        [Speier, Amy, Lyon, Sarah M., Wells, Christian]. 209-226 [.] New York: "New York: Alta Mira Press".

      Journal Article 2010
      • Cycling Overseas: Care commadation and stratification in cross-border reproductive care. Medical Anthropological
        [Speier, Amy]. 29(4), 363-383 [.]

      Journal Article 2008
      • Czech Balneotherapy: Boarder Medicene and Health Tourism
        [Speier, Amy]. 17, 145-159 [.]

Presentations

    • November  2018
      Speier, Amy, "Discussant for panel: Reproductive Labor in Post Soviet Contexts", San Jose California. (November 01, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Speier, Amy, "Race and Conceptions of Surrogacy for Chinese Intended Parents travleing to the United States", San Jose California. (November 01, 2018).
    • August  2018
      Speier, Amy, "North American Surrogate Cultural, Economic and Geographic Mobility Incited by Cross-border Reproductive Care.", Kelowna, Canada. (August 01, 2018).
    • November  2017
      Speier, Amy, "Participant of ROUNDTABLE : Publishing Your First Book.", Chicago, Illinois. (November 01, 2017).
    • May  2017
      Speier, Amy, "Information Sources for the Study of International Surrogacy", Austin, TX.. (May 01, 2017).
    • April  2017
      Speier, Amy, "Assessing Service _Learning as Pedagogical Tool in Medical Anthropology..", Santa Fe, New Mexico. (April 01, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Speier, Amy, "Discussant for panel: Matters and Meanings of Own Child: Rewriting Kinship through Assisted Reproductive Technologies", Washington D.C.. (January 01, 2017).
    • November  2016
      Speier, Amy, "Assessiing Service-Learning as Pedagogical Tool in Medical Anthrology. ", Minneapolis, Minnesota. (November 01, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Speier, Amy, "It's the most intimate thing on the planet: Ethnographic, Legal and Bodily Itimaces of Global Reproductive Travel", Minneapolis, Minnesota. (November 01, 2016).
    • April  2016
      Speier, Amy, "The Intersection of Global Reproductive Care Czech Policies of Maternity Leave", Vancouver, Canada. (April 01, 2016).
    • April  2016
      Speier, Amy, "Virtural and Reproductive Technologies: Making Egg Doniation Visible.", Roanoke, Virginia. (April 01, 2016).
    • December  2014
      Speier, Amy, "Medical Tourism Brokers Promise Patient Consumers a Holiday", Washington D.C.. (December 01, 2014).
    • December  2014
      Speier, Amy, "Our Children in The World; Czech Gamete Donation on Global Scale", Washington D.C.. (December 01, 2014).
    • November  2014
      Speier, Amy, "Intimate Labor of IVF Clinics Abroad. ", Putero, Rico. (November 01, 2014).
    • November  2014
      Speier, Amy, "Quest for Parenthood ; Fertility Holidays to The Cezech Republic.", Albuquerque, New Mexico. (November 01, 2014).
    • June  2014
      Speier, Amy, "Virtual Communites, Patient Activism, and Increased Patient Responbility.", Tarragona , Spain. (June 01, 2014).
    • November  2012
      Speier, Amy, "Coordinating Patient Bodies Confronting the Global in a Czech CLINIC.", San Francisco, Califorina. (November 01, 2012).
    • November  2011
      Speier, Amy, "Czech Hosts Create a Real Home ", Montreal Canada. (November 01, 2011).
    • June  2011
      Speier, Amy, "Reproductive Tourist in The Czech Republic: IVF Profits.", Prague, Czech Republic . (June 01, 2011).
    • December  2010
      Speier, Amy, "Meskworks: North American Patients Self Navigate their Journeys of Infertility", Cambridge, United Kingdom. (December 01, 2010).
    • November  2010
      Speier, Amy, "Reproductive Travel, Tourism, or Exile? Americans in a Czech Fertility Clinic", New Orleans, Louisana. (November 01, 2010).
    • March  2010
      Speier, Amy, "Reproductive Tourism; Health Care Crisis Reifies Globally Stratified Repduction.", Ybor City, Florida. (March 01, 2010).
    • September  2009
      Speier, Amy, "Medical Tourism in a Czech Health Spa .", Yale University. (September 01, 2009).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Past to Present Global Cross-border Reproductive Care sponsored by  - $
      Amy Speier (Not Funded)
    • June 2018 to Aug 2019 Fertility Doctors from the United States Travel to China for New Patients sponsored by  - $9452
      Amy Speier (Funded)

Courses

      • ANTH 3332-001 FOOD AND CULTURE
        (Course Id: 112267)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 2322-001 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 2322-003 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 2322-001 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2019
      • ANTH 5392-015 CONF COURSE IN ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ANTH 3300-001 DEBATES IN CULTURAL ANTHRO
        (Course Id: 106001)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ANTH 5398-015 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107060)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ANTH 4191-015 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 107005)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ANTH 3332-001 FOOD AND CULTURE
        (Course Id: 112267)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ANTH 2322-002 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ANTH 2322-003 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ANTH 2322-002 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018
      • ANTH 3341-001 CULT RES METH
        (Course Id: 106989)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ANTH 2322-005 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ANTH 4191-015 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 107005)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ANTH 3332-001 FOOD AND CULTURE
        (Course Id: 112267)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ANTH 3369-001 MEDICAL ANTH
        (Course Id: 106999)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ANTH 3346-001 ANTHRO OF TOURISM
        (Course Id: 112137)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ANTH 3341-001 CULT RES METH
        (Course Id: 106989)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ANTH 4391-015 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 107024)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ANTH 3332-001 FOOD AND CULTURE
        (Course Id: 112267)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ANTH 2322-001 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ANTH 3369-001 MEDICAL ANTH
        (Course Id: 106999)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ANTH 3341-001 CULT RES METH
        (Course Id: 106989)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ANTH 2322-001 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ANTH 2322-002 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ANTH 3346-001 ANTHRO OF TOURISM
        (Course Id: 112137)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ANTH 3341-001 CULT RES METH
        (Course Id: 106989)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ANTH 4394-015 HONORS THESIS / SENIOR PROJECT
        (Course Id: 107026)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ANTH 2322-001 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ANTH 2322-002 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ANTH 3369-001 MEDICAL ANTH
        (Course Id: 106999)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ANTH 5698-015 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107063)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ANTH 3366-001 SEX, GENDER, & CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106998)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2014
      • WOMS 3366-001 SEX, GENDER, & CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106998)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2014
      • ANTH 3346-001 ANTHRO OF TOURISM
        (Course Id: 112137)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ANTH 3341-001 CULT RES METH
        (Course Id: 106989)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ANTH 5398-015 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107060)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ANTH 3300-001 ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY
        (Course Id: 106001)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 5392-015 CONF COURSE IN ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 2322-001 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 2322-002 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 5392-015 CONF COURSE IN ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 2322-001 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 4342-003 TOPIC CULTURAL
        (Topic: Anthropology of Tourism | Course Id: 107020)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 2322-001 GLOBAL CULTURE
        (Course Id: 106963)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ANTH 3369-001 MEDICAL ANTH
        (Course Id: 106999)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012