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Rosabelle Boswell

Professor of Ocean Cultures and Heritage, Nelson Mandela University

Rosabelle Boswell is Professor of Ocean Cultures and Heritage at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. 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,

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Professor of Ocean Cultures and Heritage, Nelson Mandela University
  • 2015–2019
    Executive Dean of Arts, Nelson Mandela University

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Incentive Fund Rated Researchers
    Role:
    Principal Researcher
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation
  • 2020
    One Ocean Hub
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
    Funding Source:
    UK GCRF
  • 2014
    Role:
    Executive Dean of Arts
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation