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Anne-Maria B. Makhulu CV

Associate Professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Box 90091, Durham, NC 27708-0091
205 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests

  1. South African campus social movements
  2. Access to educational and other opportunities in South Africa
  3. Class and race mobility in South Africa
  4. The history of applied anthropology
  5. Anthropologists in the public and private sectors

Selected Grants

Gridding Solar: Growth Futures after Fossil Fuels in Bangladesh

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2024 - 2025

The New Financial Elite: Race, Mobility and Ressentiment After Apartheid

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Endowment for the Humanities · 2017 - 2018

An Inquiry into Market Speculation in Johannesburg and New York

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation · 2011 - 2012

Southern Africa's Place-on-the-Continent, Africa's Place-in-the-World

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation · 2008 - 2009

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research

Seed Grant: Decolonizing the Curriculum; Building Diversity, Equity and Inclusion · 2021 Lead · Duke Office for Faculty Advancement The Department of Cultural Anthropology will conduct a year-long effort to promote diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging across its faculty and graduate program. This work will involve reevaluating internal policies and procedures through an equity lens to ensure that all voices are heard and that everyone has the resources to work sustainably in the department. The department will offer workshops and trainings, provide fee waivers for graduate students from historically marginalized communities and rethink the graduate curriculum.