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Professor Darlene Miller

Name Darlene Miller
Highest qualification PhD
Current Institution and position held Associate Professor (Citizenship Studies), TM-School, Unisa
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Research interests/expertise South African food multinational corporations in Africa; social theory; matriarchal leadership; coloured identity; Krotoa
Teaching/supervision Political Economy of Development; Indigenous Feminisms; Community Food Gardens; Women's Leadership
Current projects Community Food Gardens, KZN; Food retail multinationals Krotoa

Short biography

Darlene Ajeet Miller is Associate Professor at the TM-School (Unisa). She completed a doctorate in Sociology at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore). She has held various senior research positions in South Africa (Human Sciences Research Council, PLAAS – Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies), Paris (International Science Council) and New York (Human Rights Watch), and was the Director of the Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA, South Africa) as well as being Principal Investigator on various research projects (Sa in Africa, Red Tent, Green Leadership School). She has published a number of book chapters and journal articles. Her current research focuses on matrilineage, coloured identity and women's leadership, as well as the expansion of South African food multinational corporations in Africa.

Selected publications