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Expertise: Character of South African liberation movement, questions of democratisation, intersection of distinct identities, gender, heritage and history of South Africa, the `national question', ubuntu/humanism, endogenous knowledge systems, research methodology. Published and experienced in oral history. Biographical material on Chief Albert Luthuli, the Jacob Zum era in ANC liberation history. Written articles on democratisation, national liberation, and forthcoming book on undeground political organisatioin in South Africa, gender.
Professional/ Work Experience: Held research, teaching and editorial positons at four South African Universities
Geo Interest: South Africa,Africa and India
GDN Subject Interests: Gender and Human Development | Gender, Governance and Law | HIV/AIDS | Administrative and Civil Service Reform | Corruption | Human Rights | Political Systems | Peace & Peacekeeping | Post Conflict Reconstruction | Upgrading Urban Communities | Strategic Urban Planning | Energy Efficiency