Tshepo Gwatiwa, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Department of International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand

I am a lecturer in the Department of International Relations at the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa).
My research interests straddle African agency in international politics and international security. I focus on the role of major powers and multilateral organizations (United States, European Union, NATO and the United Nations ) on African security. I also publish on security intelligence governance issues. However, my research is now moving in the direction of African approaches to peacebuilding.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Lecturer, Department of International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand
  • 2018–2020
    Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities, University of Botswana
  • 2016–2017
    Research Fellow, Center for Military Studies, Stellenbosch University
  • 2013–2016
    Teaching and Research Assistant , Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement (IHEID), Geneva; Switzerland
  • 2013–2013
    Security Sector Reform Trainee, International Security Sector Advisory Team, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

Education

  • 2017 
    Institut des hautes études internationales et de développement de Genève, PhD in International Relations/Political Science
  • 2012 
    Yonsei University-GSIS, Master of International Studies
  • 2011 
    Keio University (SFC), Master of Media and Governance