Gwinyayi Dzinesa

Dr Gwinyayi A. Dzinesa is a senior lecturer at Rhodes University, with research and teaching interests in comparative government; African peace and security; Democracy, Governance and Peacebuilding; International Relations and International and Regional Organizations. He graduated with a DPhil from the University of the Witwatersrand. Prior to joining Rhodes, Gwinyayi served as: a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Security Studies in South Africa; Senior Researcher at the Centre for Conflict Resolution in Cape Town; Lecturer in the Department of International Relations at the Wits University; Doctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Africa’s International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand; Visiting Scholar at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo and as a Research and Publications Officer at the Centre for Defence Studies at the University of Zimbabwe. He is co-editor of Region Building in Southern Africa: Progress, Problems and Prospects, (Zed Books, Wits University Press, 2012) and Peacebuilding, Power and Politics in Africa, (Ohio University Press, Wits University Press, 2012) and has researched and published widely on peace, security and development issues in Africa.

Works by this author

Renamo’s War Talk and Mozambique’s Peace Prospects

Towards Delivering Credible Polls in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Tortuous Road to a New Constitution and Elections

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Reform Process: Challenges and Prospects

Post Conflict Reconstruction in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Peacebuilding in Post Cold War Africa: Problems, Progress and Prospects

Peace building in Post Cold War Africa: Problems, Progress and Prospects

Taming the Dragon? Defining Africa's Interests at the Forum on China Africa Co-operation (FOCAC)

Taming the Dragon? Defining Africa's Interests at the Forum on China Africa Co-operation (FOCAC)

Swords into Ploughshares Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa