Sabelo Ndlovu

Dr Sabelo Ndlovu holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in History (BA Hons), Masters of Arts in African History, (MA), a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in African History and is completing a Masters of Education (MED) in Tertiary Teaching at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. He is currently a Senior Lecturer of International Studies and the Head of Department of International Studies at Monash University, South Africa Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa. Before joining Monash University, Dr Sabelo Ndlovu held positions of Tenured Lecturer of History and Development Studies at Midlands State University (2000-2004) in Gweru, Zimbabwe and Full-Time Teaching Assistant of History at the University of Zimbabwe (1995-1999) in Harare, Zimbabwe. In the past eleven years, Dr Sabelo Ndlovu has taught History, Development Studies and International Studies in three universities. Dr Sabelo Ndlovu is a very active researcher on various aspects of African Studies, cutting across pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial periods. He has published 9 book chapters, 16 journal articles and has presented over 20 academic papers in the United Kingdom, Egypt, Canada, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Africa and Zimbabwe. His research and publications are on governance, colonial encounters, civil-military relations, human rights, democracy, human security, African development, African nationalism, and contemporary African politics and modern African History with specific reference to Southern Africa in general and Zimbabwe in particular. In theoretical terms, Dr Ndlovu is mainly within Gramscian theory of hegemony, post-colonial theory, the broader constructivist perspective and human rights and democracy discourses as well as human security paradigm. He is currently working on two book projects. One is an edited volume entitled Rethinking Nationalism in 21st Century Africa: Ideology, Epistemology and Philosophy. He is also finalising a manuscript entitled Power and Governance in the Ndebele State: A Study of Hegemony and Ideology in Africa, which grew out of his doctoral thesis. At the Centre for African Studies (ASC), Dr Ndlovu is working on Making Sense of Nativism in Post-Settler Societies: The Case Studies of Zimbabwe and South Africa.

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Dr. S. (Sabelo) Ndlovu
Former visiting fellow