Sherman, Melina. (2019). Addiction’s New Face: How We Created the U.S. Opioid Epidemic. In Review.

Sherman, Melina. (2017). Branding Pain Relief: Neoliberal Governance and the Restoration of the Self. Communication, Culture, Critique, 10(4), 593-608.

Sherman, Melina. (2017). Opiates for the Masses: Constructing a Market for Prescription (Pain)killers. Journal of Cultural Economy, 1-13. Read it at

Glabau, D., Fiereck, K., & Sherman, M. (2017 February 27). Biofinance: Speculation, Risk, Debt, and Value from Bios: A conference report. Somatosphere. Available at

Sherman, M. (2017). Review of Addicted. Pregnant. Poor., by Kelly Knight. Medicine, Anthropology, Theory. Available at

Sherman, Melina. (2015). The Cultural Production of a Pharmaceutical Market: The Making of ADHDInternational Journal of Communication, 9, 1-20. doi:1932-8036/20150005. 2015.

Sherman, Melina. (2015). Review of Chronic Youth: Disability Sexuality, and U.S. Media Cultures of Rehabilitation, by Julie Passanante Elman. International Journal of Communication, 9, 8-10.

Sherman, Melina. (2014). Review of Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative IndustriesInternational Journal of Communication, 8, 8-10.