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Our Lecturers

Dr Alex Asakitikpi

Chief Lecturer

Dr Asakitikpi is a Nigerian anthropologist and sociologist. He heads the Sociology department at Monash South Africa, and is also a non-resident scholar at Duke University. His research interests are in health policies in Africa south of the Sahara; the socio-cultural context of illness and diseases, including HIV/AIDS; the interface of religion/spirituality and health outcomes; and the anthropology of death and dying.