Rosita Armytage is a political anthropologist researching power and influence, inequality and social mobility, corruption, and contemporary capitalism. Rosita received her PhD from the Australian National University in 2016.
In addition to her work in academia, she has fourteen years of experience in international development, qualitative research, and the design and evaluation of governance reform and gender programs across Asia.
Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Durham University
Research Fellow, School of Government and Society, University of Birmingham
Governance Advisor, The Asia Foundation
Program Coordinator, East-West Center
Australian National University, PhD (Anthropology)
University of New South Wales, Masters, Public Policy
University of Sydney, B.A. (Arab & Islamic Studies/Governance)
Elite Ethnography: The Methodological Implications of Power, Gender, and Instability in Pakistan, Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology
Uganda’s health sector as a ‘hidden’ positive outlier in bribery reduction, DLP Research Paper
Searching for success: A mixed methods approach to identifying and examining positive outliers in development outcomes, DLP Research Paper
The Surprising Case of Police Bribery Reduction in South Africa, DLP Research Paper
Alliance of State and Ruling Classes in Contemporary Pakistan, Economic and Political Weekly
The Social Lives of the Elite: Friendship and Power in Pakistan, The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology
Safety, Security and Accessible Justice: Participatory Approaches to Law and Justice Reform in Papua New Guinea, Pacific Islands Policy