Nakayama Scholars Advisory Board
Dr. Makhulu is Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African & African American Studies. Her research in South Africa focuses on social movements, historical transformation, race and class mobility, and rural-urban migration. She teaches courses on activism, urbanization, climate change, as well as social theory. Dr. Makhulu was the Faculty Director of the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship program at Duke from 2016 until the program's conclusion in 2022.