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Ruben Andersson, Laura Rival awarded full professorships
Congratulations to Associate Professors Ruben Andersson and Laura Rival who have been awarded full professorships in the University’s most recent recognition of distinction exercise,
Ruben is now Professor of Social Anthropology. He is an anthropologist working on migration, borders and security with a focus on the West African Sahel and southern Europe.
Laura is now Professor of Anthropology of Development. She is an anthropologist whose empirically grounded, theoretically oriented and policy-relevant research aims to renew our thinking about the relationship between environment and society.