Anne-Maria Makhulu is an Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Duke University. Her research interests cover: Africa and more specifically South Africa, cities , space, globalization, political economy, neoliberalism, the anthropology of finance and corporations, as well as questions of aesthetics, including the literature of South Africa. Makhulu is co-editor of Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities (2010) and the author of Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics and the Struggle for Home (2015). She is a contributor to Producing African Futures: Ritual and Reproduction in a Neoliberal Age (2004), New Ethnographies of Neoliberalism (2010), author of articles in Anthropological Quarterly and PMLA , special issue guest editor for South Atlantic Quarterly (115(1)) and special theme section guest editor of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East (36(2)). A new project, “Black and Bourgeois: Defining Race and Class After Apartheid,” examines the relationship between race and mobility in post-apartheid South Africa.