Jon Schubert is a political anthropologist working on neo-authoritarianism, state functionaries, infrastructures and crisis, mainly in Lusophone Africa. He holds a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and an MA from the University of Basel. A lapsed historian and erstwhile commercial risk forecaster, he is the author of 'Working the System. A Political Ethnography of the New Angola' (Cornell University Press, Sep. 2017) and currently a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the anthropology department at Brunel.
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Brunel University London
Senior research fellow, Université de Genève
Senior Research Fellow, Changing Stateness in Africa, University of Leipzig
Senior Africa Analyst, IHS Country Risk
Programme Assistant, peace policy, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Berne