Rebecca Warne Peters
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Brown University, 2011
Angola, Lusophone Africa, international development, global public health, nongovernmental organizations
PAI 730: Health and Development
PAI 707: Culture in World Affairs
MPH 604: Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Public
In Press Refusing the Development NGO? Departure, Dismissal, and Misrecognition in Angolan Development Interventions. Forthcoming in Anthropological Quarterly.
2016 Up the
Africanist: The Possibilities and Problems of Studying Up in Africa. Critical African Studies 8(3):239-254. Editors’ introduction, with Claire Wendland.
Denied: The Professional Boundaries of Monitoring and Evaluation in International Development.
Human Organization 75(4): 315-325.
2016 Local in
Practice: Professional Distinctions in Angolan Development Work. American Anthropologist 118(3):495-507.
Contributions to Training in the Policy Professions: An Association for the Anthropology of Policy (ASAP) Roundtable. With Keith Brown, Maia Green,
Susan Hyatt, Robert Rubinstein and Ronald Stade. PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 38(2): 356-364.
2014 Parteiras and
the State in Post-War Angola. In Kathryn Rhine, John Janzen, Glenn Adams and Heather Aldersey, eds. Medical
Anthropology in Global Africa. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas/Sage Press,
Mobilities: Identity and Authority in an Angolan Development Programme. Journal of Ethnic and Migration
Studies 39(2): 277-293.