Assistant Professor – Universidade Eduardo Mondlane; Researcher – Kaleidoscopio - Research in Public Policy and Culture; Mozambique
Sandra Manuel is an anthropologist. Her career comprises a combination of academic research and lecturing as well as research towards public policy. She is an experienced researcher with a specific focus on sexuality, gender and health themes. She belongs to various networks that question and challenge normative notions of feminine and masculine, looking at the intersectionality of gendered relations and understanding socio-cultural readings of the body and sexuality, specifically in the African context. She is currently a member of the editorial board of Anthropology Southern Africa journal.