Peer-Reviewed Articles


Schlosser, Allison, and Shana Harris. "Care During COVID: Drug Use, Harm Reduction, and Intimacy During a Global Pandemic." International Journal of Drug Policy. (forthcoming)


Andraka-Christou, Barbara, Thuy Nguyen, Shana Harris, Jody Madeira, Rachel Totaram, Olivia Randall-Kosich, Danielle Atkins, and Jason Ford. "College Students' Perceived Knowledge of and Perceived Helpfulness of Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder at Two American Universities." American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. (forthcoming)


Harris, Shana. 2020. "Narrating the Unspeakable: Making Sense of Psychedelic Experiences in Drug Treatment." Journal of Extreme Anthropology 3(2): 116-140.


Manzano, Russell Rice, Joanna Mishtal, and Shana Harris. 2018. "The Effect of Second Reception Center Practices on Refugee Experiences in Sicily." Human Organization 77(2): 79-89.


Harris, Shana. 2016. "The Social Practice of Harm Reduction in Argentina: A 'Latin' Kind of Intervention." Human Organization 75(1): 1-9.


Mateu-Gelabert, Pedro, Shana Harris, Dedsy Berbesi, Ángel María Segura Cardona, Liliana Patricia Montoya Vélez, Inés Elvira Mejía Motta, Lauren Jessell, Honoria Guarino, and Samuel R. Friedman. 2016. "Heroin Use and Injection Risk Behaviors in Colombia: Implications for HIV/AIDS Prevention." Substance Use & Misuse 51(2): 230-240.


Harris, Shana. 2015. "To Be Free and Normal: Addiction, Governance, and the Therapeutics of Buprenorphine." Medical Anthropology Quarterly 29(4): 512-530.


Harris, Shana, Valentina Nikulina, Camila Gelpí-Acosta, Cory Morton, Valerie Newsome, Alana Gunn, Heidi Hoefinger, Ross Aikins, Vivian Smith, Victoria Barry, and Martin J. Downing, Jr. 2015. "Prescription Drug Diversion: Predictors of Illicit Acquisition and Redistribution in Three U.S. Metropolitan Areas." AIMS Public Health 2(4): 762-783.


Barker, Judith C., Shana L. Harris, and Jo E. Dyer. 2007. "Experiences of Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) Ingestion: A Focus Group Study." Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 39(2): 115-129.

Book Chapters

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Rossi, Diana, Shana Harris, and Marcela Vitarelli-Batista. 2009. "The Impacts of the Drug War in Latin America and the Caribbean." In At What Cost? HIV and Human Rights Consequences of the Global "War on Drugs," 111-138. New York: Open Society Institute.

Book Reviews


Harris, Shana. 2020. Review of "A War on People: Drug User Politics and a New Ethics of Community" by Jarrett Zigon. Journal of Extreme Anthropology 3(2): 180-183.


Harris, Shana. 2019. Review of "Domesticating Organ Transplant: Familial Sacrifice and National Aspiration in Mexico," by Megan Crowley-Matoka.  Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 24(1): 284-286.


Harris, Shana. 2014. Review of "The Social Value of Drug Addicts: Uses of the Useless," by Merrill Singer and J. Bryan Page. Anthropology and Humanism 39(2): 210-212.

Digital Publications


Harris, Shana. 2020. "Traveling for Treatment: Psychedelics and Addiction Care in Mexico." Society for Cultural Anthropology Hot Spots Series: The Psychedelic Revival, 21 July.


Harris, Shana. 2012. "Debating Decriminalization in Argentina: Past, Present, Future." Points: The Blog of the Alcohol and Drugs History Society, 11 May.


Harris, Shana. 2012. "Road to Reform: An Introduction to Decriminalization in Latin America." Points: The Blog of the Alcohol and Drugs History Society, 4 May.


Harris, Shana, and Joanna Mishtal.  2014. “The Long and Short of It: Preparing Conference Papers for Discussants.” Anthropology News 55(3): e86-e94.

Educational Materials


Simmons, Janie, Alexander Walley, Sharon Stancliff, Maya Doe-Simkins, Sara Jencke, Sonali Rajan, Nabil El Sanadi, Todd LeDuc, Michael Dailey, Caroline Baptista, Magdalena Del Angel, Shana Harris, and Michael Grabinski. 2014. "Computer-Based Training Module on Opioid Overdose Prevention for First Responders."

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