Kim Fortun

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Kim Fortun
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Kim is a cultural anthropologist working in an interdisciplinary department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Her research, teaching and civic work focus on environmental problems, and on developing ethnography to understand and engage the complexities of the contemporary world.

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TAF LogoThe Asthma Files (TAF)
Principal Investigator: Michael Fortun
Co Investigator: Kim Fortun
Description: The Asthma Files is an electronic archive of text, still images, video and audio that illustrate multiple perspectives on asthma-- from the vantage point of affected people in different locales and communities, heath care providers, and scientists from many different disciplines.