Benedetta Rossi is currently acting as primary supervisor for the following doctoral projects:

Paul Naylor, “God has granted us these lands”: Political legitimacy in the writings of the Sokoto Fodiawa 1803-1837.

Joe Abell, Demanding Change? The Use of Participatory Methods in HIV Prevention in Uganda.

Eleanor Seymour, Sexual Violence against Women in Northern Uganda.

Toni Smith, Sexual and Gender Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

She is co-supervisor for the following projects:

Boniface Ojok, Reintegration and Education of Children Born of War: The Case of Northern Uganda.

Amy Redgrave, Struggles over Prostitution in Southern Nigeria: Colonial Anxieties and Local Debates.


Eunice Apio, Children Born of War in northern Uganda: Kinship, Marriage, and the Politics of Post-conflict Reintegration in Lango society (PhD awarded in 2016).

Postgraduate supervision:

Benedetta welcomes inquiries from students interested in the history and anthropology of labor and/or slavery. She is interested in supervising research that focuses on the experience of workers and that is sensitive to the ways in which gender and other types of positionality influence people’s circumstances and strategies.