Clinical Psychologist, University of the Witwatersrand

Anele Siswana is first and foremost a Xhosa man. He comments and writes on issues around initiation and circumcision in the Eastern Cape. His research interests are in the area of critical psychology focusing on African masculinities. His master’s dissertation explored the lived experiences of young amaXhosa men in relation to initiation and manhood in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape. He is also a member of the Fatherhood Connections funded by the Centre of Human Excellence at Wits University