Rosabelle Boswell

Professor of Anthropology and Executive Dean of Arts, Nelson Mandela University

Rosabelle Boswell is executive Dean of Arts at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. She is a social anthropologist. She has a PhD from the Free University of Amsterdam and an MA from the University of Cape Town. Her research reveals a deep interest in diversity management, cultural heritage, and the role of gender in development. She has done fieldwork in Mauritius, Seychelles, Zanzibar, Madagascar, and South Africa,


  • –present
    Executive Dean of Arts, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Executive Dean of Arts
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation