Postdoctoral Fellow at the African Centre for Migration & Society , University of the Witwatersrand

Rebecca Walker is a postdoctoral fellow at the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), The University of the Witwatersrand where she works on issues relating to gender, migration and, health. She has a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh and a background in research on gender-based violence, women’s activism and human rights. In South Africa she has taught Social Anthropology at undergraduate level and Research Methods at a postgrad level. She has led and been involved in a number of research projects and consultancies covering topics dealing with migration-related issues including human trafficking, sex work, children on the move and also, gender, migration and health policy. Much of her recent work has engaged with arts-based methods. She has worked both independently and collaboratively on research projects, consultancy positions and has published widely in a variety of spaces.

Experience

  • –present
    Postdoctoral Fellow at the African Centre for Migration & Society , University of the Witwatersrand