Professor Henrietta Moore

Henrietta L. Moore is the William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge and Director of the Culture and Knowledge Programme at LSE Global Governance. Previously she was LSE Deputy Director for research and external relations and served as the Director of the Gender Institute at the LSE from 1994-1999. She has held numerous Visiting Appointments in the United States, Germany, Norway, South Africa, among other places.

Professor Moore has a continuing long term research engagement with Africa. Her research programme has focused on gender, livelihood strategies, social transformation and symbolic systems. She is one of the leading theorist of gender in Social Anthropology, and her work has developed a distinctive approach to the analysis of the interrelations of material and symbolic gender systems, embodiment and performance, and identity and sexuality. She has written and lectured on Social Theory, Epistemology, Feminist Theory, Anthropology, Gender, Space, Development and Social Enterprise.

Professor Moore is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Academician of the Learned Societies for the Social Sciences.

Henrietta L. Moore is also the Chair and co-founder of SHM Productions Ltd, a strategy and insight consultancy based in central London.

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