Laura Nader is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her current work focuses on how central dogmas are made and how they work. Energy Choices in a Democratic Society (1980) is a multidisciplinary collaborative effort supported by the National Academy of Sciences. Harmony Ideology-Justice and Control in a Zapotec Mountain Village (1990), and Essays in Controlling Processes (1994, 1996) emerge from a theoretical perspective that crosses disciplinary boundaries. Naked Science - Anthropological Inquiry into Boundaries, Power, and Knowledge (1996) provides a framework for understanding power arrangements in global science. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.