- Senior Fellow
- Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Amsterdam
Rene Gerrets is currently an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam and Senior Fellow at the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development. Since obtaining his PhD at New York University (2010), he has received funding from various international sources to examine the relationships between science and the governance of infectious diseases such as malaria in East African settings. His current research examines in Tanzania how people assess, understand and talk about the effectiveness of pharmaceuticals, goods whose quality are highly patrolled in comparison with various consumers goods often deemed ‘fake’ or of poor quality.