Don Duprez holds a PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, and holds an MA in Anthropology from California State University, Northridge, and a BA in Anthropology and Archaeology from Georgia State University. His current research explores reproduction, religious hybridisation and efficacy among Hmong diaspora in the United States. Duprez has conducted research among Hmong American communities, Japanese transnationals, Chinese Americans, and Chinese populations, which have included Han communities and the ethnic minority groups of the Dai and Miao peoples. His research interests include health and healing, health and religion, reproduction and reproductive health, feminisms, femininities and masculinities, time and memory, Christianity(ies), shamanic practice and medicine, epistemological and ontological cultural perspectives, transnational and communities in diaspora. Duprez has held teaching positions at California State University, Northridge; Wuhan University of Science and Technology in China; and the University of Edinburgh. He is currently based in Edinburgh, Scotland.