Marc Epprecht is a Professor and the Head of the Department of Global Development Studies at Queen's University. He has published extensively on the history of gender and sexuality in Africa including Hungochani: The history of a dissident sexuality in southern Africa (winner of the 2006 Joel Gregory Prize – best book on Africa published in Canada), Heterosexual Africa? and Sexuality and Social Justice in Africa. Marc lived on the continent off and on since the 1980s and has also taught at the U. of Zimbabwe, U. of KwaZulu-Natal, and U. of Basel. His newest book is entitled Environment, Health, and Gender in an African City: Edendale and environs, South Africa (MQUP, 2016).
Recipient, 2009 Desmond Tutu award for outstanding contributions to the study of sexuality in Africa