Professor of Social Anthropology & South Asian Studies, University of Sussex

Geert De Neve received a degree in Economics (1993) from the University of Antwerp, and an MSc (1994) and PhD (1998) in Social Anthropology from the London School of Economics. He came to Sussex in 1998, and is currently Professor of Social Anthropology and South Asian Studies. Geert has conducted extensive fieldwork in south India in since 1995 and has received funding from the ESRC, the Leverhulme Trust and the British Academy to carry out research on the textile and garment industry in Tamil Nadu under trade liberalisation, as well as on MGNREGA implementation in South India.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Social Anthropology & South Asian Studies, University of Sussex