Nadia AugustyniakPostdoctoral researcher University of Helsinki, FinlandDepartment of Anthropology
Nadia Augustyniak is a postdoctoral researcher with the Irritation and Human Sociality Group at the University of Helsinki. She received her PhD in anthropology from The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). Her research has explored the expansion of mental health counseling services in Sri Lanka, tracing how ethical understandings of care, family ideologies, and gender and class relations shape therapeutic practice and its social effects. Her broader interests include family life and intimacy; material and social dimensions of well-being; morality and ethics; phenomenological anthropology; gender and labor; and feminist ethnography.