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Kate Wells, Ph.D.

Cultural anthropologist Wells is emeritus professor, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa and she studies the intersections of art and health. She co-curated the MSUM exhibition ‚ÄúSiyazama, Traditional Arts, and AIDS in South Africa‚ÄĚ (which is still in the MSU Traveling Exhibition Service portfolio and was recently presented at the Mathers Museum, Indiana University) and co-edited the accompanying book that was published by University of KwaZulu Natal Press. She subsequently donated her Siyazama research collection to the MSU Museum and is working with graduate students and MSU Museum staff on cataloging and digitizing the collection.