Senior Researcher, NRF-SARChI Chair in African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, University of Johannesburg

Lisa Otto received her doctorate in Political Studies from the University of Johannesburg in 2016, and also holds a first-class MA in International Peace and Security from King's College London, as well as a Honours and a BA degree from the University of Johannesburg. She currently teaches and conducts research at the NRF-SARChI Chair in African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Lisa has specialised in African issues, particularly those related to conflict and security as well as foreign affairs and political risk. Her research interests have largely revolved around non-traditional threats to security.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Researcher, NRF-SARChI Chair in African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, University of Johannesburg

Education

  • 2016 
    University of Johannesburg, D. Litt et Phil