Gilbert M. Khadiagala is the Jan Smuts Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS) at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He has previously taught African politics and international relations in Kenya and North America. Prof. Khadiagala holds a doctorate in international studies from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
He is the recent editor of War and Peace in Africa’s Great Lakes Region (New York: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2017) and author of Regional Cooperation on Democratization and Conflict Management in Africa (Washington DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2018), and How Can Democratic Peace Work in Southern Africa? Trends and Trajectories after the Decade of Hope (Maputo: The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 2018).