Frank Gerits

Frank Gerits is currently a Lecturer in the history of international relations at Utrecht University and a research fellow at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He was a postdoctoral fellow at New York University (2015), a National Research Foundation Innovation Postdoctoral Fellow of the International Studies Group at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa (2016) and a Lecturer in Conflict Studies at the University of Amsterdam (2017). He is also an editor for history, politics, IR and social science at the European Journal of American Studies.

His work focuses predominantly on Africa's international history after 1945, specifically African public diplomacy and the African perceptions of the European integration process. African countries that are important to his work are Ghana, South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Utrecht University