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Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, North-West University

Researcher and Writer bridging both scholarly and applied fields of social sciences. PhD Stanford, MSc Oxford, BSocSci UCT. Expertise in Lusophone Africa, Brazil and Indian Ocean Islands. Author of 'From Water to Wine: Becoming Middle Class in Angola'


  • 2020–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Stellenbosch University
  • 2019–2019
    Visiting associate professor, Open University of Mauritius
  • 2016–2018
    Faculty, Social Science, African Leadership University


  • 2017 
    Stanford University, PhD Anthropology
  • 2010 
    Oxford University, MSc Forced Migration
  • 2008 
    University of Cape Town, BSocSci (Hons)


  • 2020
    From Water to Wine: Becoming Middle Class in Angola , University of Toronto Press