Thea de Wet is the Director of the Centre Academic Technologies and Professor of Anthropology and Development Studies at the University of Johannesburg. Her current research focusses on livelihoods and the financial lives of women and youth, weather and local knowledge, and implementing bicycle transport in Johannesburg. Thea supervises postgraduate students in both Anthropology and Development Studies and was the recipient of the University of Johannesburg’s Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teacher Award 2013 and HELTASA National Commendation for Teaching Excellence 2014.

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