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Lenore Manderson

Professor of Medical Anthropology
University of the Witwatersrand


Lenore Manderson AM is Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology in the School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. She joined Wits as a member of faculty in 2014; previously, from 2004-2013, she was an honorary professor and, in 2008, Hillel Friedland Senior Fellow at the university. She also holds appointment as Honorary Professor, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, Providence, RI. She is an honorary professor at Khon Kaen University, Thailand, and adjunct professor at Monash University. She lives between Prahran (Melbourne, Australia), and Rosebank (Johannesburg, South Africa).

Professor Manderson is also a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.


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