Rebecca Warne Peters

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Rebecca Peters 2017

Contact Information

325 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-2006
Curriculum Vitae
Rebecca Peters CV


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 Health


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.

2016   Participation 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.

2015   Anthropology's 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, Pages 55-61.

2013   Development Mobilities: Identity and Authority in an Angolan Development Programme. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 39(2): 277-293.