Ramola Ramtohul is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Mauritius. She has a PhD in Gender Studies from the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town. She has published on gender, politics and citizenship in multicultural contexts, privatisation in the African higher education sector and high net worth migration and citizenship. She is currently co-editor of Journal of Contemporary African Studies and Island Studies Journal and book reviews editor for Small States & Territories. She is also a member of the CODESRIA Executive Committee.