Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Sussex
Dr Rebecca Prentice is a Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Sussex, where she is lead researcher of a three-year study, ‘Compensating Workers after the Rana Plaza Collapse: A Qualitative Study of Activism and Corporate Social Responsibility’ (2015-2018).
Dr Prentice is author of the report, ‘Workers’ Right to Compensation after Garment Factory Disasters: Making Rights a Reality’ (2018, commissioned by the C&A Foundation), and co-editor, with Geert De Neve, of Unmaking the Global Sweatshop: Health and Safety of the World’s Garment Workers (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017).
Dr Prentice’s research focuses on labour rights and occupational health and safety in the global garment industry, with special emphasis on compensation for death and injury after garment factory disasters. She teaches economic anthropology and international development at Sussex.