BA Hons, MA, DPhil (Stellenbosch)
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The political economy of South and Southern Africa within the dynamics of globalisation. Theorising the African state form within the context of local social forces and the dynamics of the contemporary world order.
Current research projects
A selective application of Coxian Critical Theory to forms of state in Africa and their interaction with the world economy. The political economy of the global financial crisis, financial governance, reform and risk assessment. The political economy of transformation and transition in South Africa, focusing on the form of state, economic policy, economic restructuring and governing political economic coalitions.
"(Re)conceptualising the Political Economy of the African State Form: The Strong/Weak State Contradiction in Angola" (with A. Solli) Politikon, vol 38, no. 2, 2011.