Cinematic_Prophylaxis_cover_DukeMy first book, Cinematic Prophylaxis: Globalization and Contagion in the Discourse of World Health (Duke University Press, 2005) examines the role of visual media in shaping ideas about contagion in the post-World War II era. Topics include public health films, alien invasion blockbusters (think The Andromeda Strain and Outbreak), internet viruses, AIDS activist videos, and more. (Find iBook here.)