Anne-Meike Fechter

Reader in Anthropology, University of Sussex

Research expertise

Aid, Aid Workers, Cambodia, childhood and youth, Development, Expatriates, gender, Indonesia, Migration, Mobility, Morality and Ethics, southeast asia, Transnationalism.


Meike Fechter joined Sussex University in 2003, having taught at the University of Wales, Lampeter, before that. She completed a degree in History and German Linguistics/Literature at the University of Tuebingen, Germany (1996), an M.A. in Social Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London (1997), and a PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Hull (2002).


Reader in Anthropology

Director of Student Experience (Global Studies)

Academic Advisor


In the academic year 2017-18, I will be involved in teaching/convening the following courses:

Anthropology of Migration (Year 3 option)

Migration and Global Development (MA core module)

Research Methods and Professional Skills (MA module)


  • –present
    Reader in Anthropology, University of Sussex