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Teresa Connor
Editor in Chief (ASnA Journal)
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Dr Teresa Connor is an applied anthropologist with over 20 years of methodological experience in ethnography, qualitative and quantitative research, evaluation and assessment. Dr Connor has country experience in South Africa and Mozambique, with a focus on land and agrarian livelihoods, agriculture, peri-urban development, displacement and resettlement, as well as migration and people-centered conservation. She specific research experience in the Eastern Cape, Mozambique and Limpopo Provinces, and in the Buffalo City and Nelson Mandela Metropoles. Dr Connor has also conducted applied research for clients such as the World Bank, GIZ/GTZ, World Vision, and various local and national state departments and local government associations. Dr Connor's current research focus is on historical anthropology, as well as agrarian resource use in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.


2020. Reformulating identity in post war Mozambique: Sexuality and Initiation of Women in the Pafuri Triangle. New Countree, Forthcoming.

2020. A Necessary Evil? Traders, the NRC and the marketing of mine work in the Eastern Cape: 1900-1946. SA Historical Journal, 2020. With Fred Charway. Ambiguities of xenophobia in a border town: Inner city traders and Ekasi shopkeepers in East London, South Africa. Journal of Contemporary African Studies, forthcoming.

2017. and Mtwana, N. Vestige garden production and deagrarianization in three villages in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. South African Geographical Journal, pp.1-22.

2015. Auditing poverty? Applied anthropologists and the discourse of development in post-apartheid South Africa. Anthropology Southern Africa, 38(1-2), pp.88-102.