Department of Anthropology
PhD, Anthropology, American University
MA, Public Anthropology, American University
BA, International Studies, University of California-San Diego
Joeva Rock currently holds joint positions as a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of San Francisco and a Professorial Lecturer in the Health Inequity and Care Program in the Department of Anthropology at American University. Her research focuses on how international development aid shapes food systems and political institutions in Ghana. A public anthropologist by training, Joeva is a contributor to the blog Africa is a Country, and her work has been featured in Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment; Global Bioethics; The Nation; and Foreign Policy in Focus. Her research has been funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the Fulbright-Hays Program, and Explorers Club-DC.
Joeva holds a PhD in Anthropology from American University and was previously a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at New York University.