Rachel Bezner Kerr

International Faculty Fellow
Rachel Bezner Kerr


Rachel Bezner Kerr is an associate professor of development sociology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She researches sustainable agriculture, food security, health, nutrition, and social inequalities, with a primary focus on southern Africa.

Her work aims at achieving a deeper understanding of the historical, political, economic and social dimensions of agricultural practices and policies in southern Africa, with the goal of improving nutrition, food security, and soil management in the region.