Craig Bailie serves as a facilitator of learning at the Stellenbosch University School for Security and Africa Studies, where he lectures Political Science. His current research interests include democratization, civil-military relations, political leadership, civic education and political theology.
Craig holds a Master's degree in International Studies from Rhodes University (2009) and a certificate in Thought Leadership for Africa's Renewal from the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (2017). He is a graduate of the Young African Leaders' Initiative (Midrand, 2017) and a delegate of the Young Diplomats Forum (Brussels, 2019) and the Wilberforce Academy (Oxford, 2019).
Through teaching, writing and community engagement, Craig hopes to contribute towards the development of an engaged South African and African citizenry that is sensitive to the norms and ideals characteristic of good governance and principled leadership.
Lecturer in Political Science, Stellenbosch University
MSDS Recruit, South African National Defence Force
Team Lead, Every Nation Church
Teaching Assistant, Rhodes University
Tutor, Rhodes University
UNISA Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute, SLP Thought Leadership for Africa's Renewal
Rhodes University, MA International Studies
Rhodes University, BA Hons International Relations
Rhodes University, BA Politics, History, Psychology
Conflict Trends, The African Military in a Democratic Age
The Thinker, Leadership in Africa: The Heart of the Matter
Politeia, The RARE Leadership Model, Jacob Zuma and Nkandla: Thoughts on the Virtues of Leadership
Scientia Militaria, Contesting “Iraq”: A Social Constructivist Explanation
South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS)