Anthoni van Nieuwkerk
Professor Anthoni van Nieuwkerk holds an MA in political science from the University of Johannesburg and a PhD in International Relations from Wits University, Johannesburg.
He developed extensive management skills as research director at the Institute for Global Dialogue and the Wits School of Governance (previously known as the Graduate School of Public and Management Development at Wits University), where he is currently based, and from where he leads the school as Academic Director as well as the Centre for Defence and Security Management. In 2013 he received recognition by the National Research Foundation and until 2014, held the position as Assistant Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management at Wits.
Anthoni publishes widely on African foreign and security policy. Recent outputs include Southern African Security Review (edited volume, with C. Moat. Friedrich Ebert Foundation and Centre for Defence and Security Management, 2016); ‘The strategic culture of foreign and security policy-making: examining the Southern African Development Community’ (African Security 7(1), 2014); and ‘The peace and security architecture of African sub-regional organisations’ in The Rise of the Regional Voice? The UN, Regional Actors and Conflict in Africa (edited by Boulden, J, Palgrave, 2013).
He is a visiting lecturer and external examiner at academic and training institutions in South Africa and elsewhere on the continent, and serves as editorial board member of the accredited journals African Security, Administratio Publica and European Journal of International Studies.