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Senior lecturer in African Studies, Yale University

Jonny Steinberg is the author of several books about everyday life in the wake of South Africa’s transition to democracy. A two-time winner of South Africa’s premier nonfiction award and an inaugural winner of the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize, Steinberg was professor of African Studies at Oxford University and currently teaches at Yale and at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER) in Johannesburg.


  • –present
    Professor of Political Science, Yale University