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Eric Worby

Professor and Head

School of Social Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand

School of Social Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand

Background Information

Employment History

Head, School of Social Sciences
University of the Witwatersrand


Apartheid Archive Project

Acting Director of the Program
several semesters

Teacher
McGill University

Affiliations

Senior Fellow
Yale University

Education

doctorate
Anthropology
McGill University


Anthropology and in School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Yale University

Web References (4 Total References)


ABOUT THE RESEARCHERS

www.apartheidarchive.org, 18 May 2015 [cached]

Professor Eric Worby has been Professor and Head of the School of Social Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand since 2006. He earned his doctorate in Anthropology at McGill University, where he taught in the mid-1990s before spending a decade at Yale University with a joint appointment in Anthropology and in School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He also served for several semesters as Acting Director of the Program in Agrarian Studies and was a Senior Fellow at the Yale Centre for International and Area Studies. His principle research interests have been in the critique of development and modernity, agrarian change, the post-colonial state, ethnicity, race, sexuality and soccer. His most longstanding research site has been in northwest Zimbabwe, but he has also undertaken field research in Bangladesh, Botswana, Tanzania and South Africa.


Staff - Study Human Rights in South Africa - International Human Rights Exchange

ihre.org, 8 Feb 2011 [cached]

Eric Worby

Head, School of Social Sciences


Eric Worby (University of ...

publicculture.org, 28 April 2010 [cached]

Eric Worby (University of the Witwatersrand)


Faculty - Study Human Rights in South Africa - International Human Rights Exchange

www.ihre.org, 4 Dec 2012 [cached]

Eric Worby

Eric Worby is the head of the School of Social Sciences at Witwatersrand. His interests are extremely varied but include public culture; politics, sovereignty and the state; colonial and postcolonial development; agrarian transformation; race, ethnicity and nationalism; HIV/AIDS and sexuality; and art and material culture. He enjoys soccer in his spare time, as well as researching south Asia.

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