Sarah Ives teaches anthropology at the City College of San Francisco. As a Fulbright and Mellon scholar, she earned a Ph.D. from Stanford University’s anthropology department. Her areas of focus include environmental studies, gender studies, comparative studies in race and ethnicity, and Southern Africa. She is the author of Steeped in Heritage: The Racial Politics of South African Rooibos Tea. In addition to scholarly work published in peer-reviewed journals and books, Ives has written for National Geographic News, National Geographic Kids News, and Sierra Magazine. Her correspondence has appeared in Nature.