Jess Auerbach

Jess Auerbach is currently Associate Professor of Anthropology at North-West University, and from May 2022 will be at the University of Cape Town (both in South Africa). She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Stanford and is the author of two books From Water to Wine: becoming middle class in Angola and Archive of Kindness: stories of everyday heroism in the South African pandemic. She can be contacted by email at:

Recent Posts

January 17, 2022 in Biology, Politics

Decolonizing Science and a World Turned Upside Down

To support a sustainable and inclusive world, the sciences must grapple with their embeddedness in systems of power and domination.
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