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Dr Suzette Heald

Research Officer, Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics


PhD Anthropology (University College, London)
Research Officer, Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics
Formerly: Professor of Social Anthropology, Brunel University (2000-2006) Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Botswana (1997-1999) Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Lancaster, on leave of absence 97-99 (1971-1999) Senior Postgraduate Research Fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA (1987) Junior Research Fellow, Makerere Institute for Social Research, Uganda (1968-1969)
Areas: Primary research experience in: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Australia
Research: Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics
Regions: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Australia
Publications: G. Alex and S. Heald (eds.) Good Deaths/Bad Deaths: Dilemmas of Death in Comparative Perspective. Curare: Journal of Medical Anthropology (Special issue) 2008: 31 (1) S. Heald, Manhood and Morality: Sex, Violence and Ritual in Gisu Society. London and New York: Routledge, 1999 S. Heald, Controlling Anger: The Anthropology of Gisu Violence. Revised paperback edition. London: James Currey; Kampala: Fountain Publishers; Athens, USA: Ohio University Press, 1998 S. Heald, Praise Poems of the Kuria. Nairobi: Phoenix, 1997 S. Heald and A. Deluz (eds.), Anthropology and Psychoanalysis: An Encounter through Culture, London and New York, Routledge, 1994. S. Heald, Controlling Anger: The Sociology of Gisu Violence. Manchester and New York: Manchester University and St. Martin's Presses for the International African Institute, 1989