Artwell Nhemachena is Zimbabwean researcher who holds a Sawyer Fellowship at the University of Cape Town (UCT), where he is completing his PhD.
Astrid Jarre holds the South African Research Chair in Marine Ecology and Fisheries at UCT.
Christopher Mabeza is a Sawyer Fellow at UCT where he is completing his PhD.
He is a former manager of the Mkuvisi Woodlands Park in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Crain Soudien is Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Cape Town, where he is responsible for institutional transformation
David Turnbull is a Senior Research Fellow at the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab (VEIL) in the Architecture Faculty at Melbourne University. His overarching research interest is the ways in which knowledge and space are co-produced. His research encompasses a comparison of knowledge practices across knowledge traditions including western science, with a special focus on how people, practices and ideas move and are assembled in complex polities.
Diana Gibson is a South African medical anthropologist and former HOD of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.
Eduardo Viveiros de Castro is a Brazilian anthropologist based at the Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro.
Harry Garuba is the former Director of the Centre for African Studies at UCT, and a literary scholar.
Helen Verran is an Australian philosopher of science and technology studies and a research chemist who has worked extensively on data archive strategies with Yolnngu academics and communities in Northern Australia, and with mathematics teachers in Nigeria. She is based at the University of Melbourne.
Ian Glenn is the Director of Film and Media Studies at UCT. His research interests focus on environmental media.
Joshua Cohen is a researcher on medicinal plant knowledge, and holds a Sawyer Fellowship at UCT where he is completing his PhD.
Lesley Green is an anthropologist at UCT, and while leading the Sawyer Seminar on Knowledges and Ways of Knowing, was attached to UCT’s Africa Knowledges Project in the Programme for the Enhancement of Research Capacity.
Mario Blaser is an Argentinian anthropologist who holds the Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies at Memorial University, St John’s Canada.
Marisol de la Cadena is a Peruvian anthropologist and knowledge activist based at the University of California at Davis, and the co-convenor of the Natures-Cultures conference held by the Society for Cultural Anthropology in Santa Fé in 2010.
Sanja Killian holds a doctorate in psychology and is the former Manager of the DST funded Sutherlandia trials at SAHSMI, UWC
Tarryn-Anne Anderson, Kelsey Draper, Greg Duggan, Jennifer Rogerson, Sven Ragaller, and Marieke Van Zyl are graduate reseachers in Anthropology attached to the Fishers Knowledge Project led by Astrid Jarre, Lesley Green and Barbara Paterson. Their work focused on contestations over knowledge in fishing economies in the Benguela ecosystem from Stilbaai to Walvis Bay.