In this episode of the Anthropology in Business podcast, Erin Taylor speaks with Matt Artz about her career as a business anthropologist. The conversation covers Erin’s journey from studying economic anthropology to the founding of Finthropology, a consulting firm focused on the FinTech sector.
About Erin Taylor
Erin Taylor is an economic anthropologist who specializes in research in FinTech. She is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Finthropology, and previously Canela Consulting. Erin is the author of the book Materializing Poverty: How the Poor Transform Their Lives (2013, AltaMira), which deals with socioeconomic transformation in the Dominican Republic. She has published chapters (with Professor Heather Horst) on financial inclusion and financial literacy in Haiti and the Dominican Republic in Money at the Margins (2018, Berghan), Design Anthropology (2017, Springer) and Linguistic and Material Intimacies of Cell Phones (2018, Routledge).