Blessing-Miles Tendi teaches African Politics in the University of Oxford's Department of International Development. Tendi is interested in and has written about:
- Intellectuals, Society and the State.
- Civil-Military Relations.
- Gender and Politics.
- The Existence and Use of 'Evil' in Politics.
- Intelligence Studies.
- Biographical Research.
- Southern African Politics (especially Botswana, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Swaziland).