Margaret Monyani

Margaret Monyani is a sessional lecturer/Doctoral candidate at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa pursuing a PhD in international relations. She also holds a master’s degree in international relations and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Moi University, Kenya. She is currently a sessional lecturer in the Departments of International Relations at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Her exemplary academic performance has earned her prestigious fellowships such as the New Med Youth Network Grant 2020, Andrew Mellon Governing Intimacies Project 2019, Academy for African Urban Diversity Fellowship 2018, Erasmus Mundus International Credit Mobility Fellowship 2018, and Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa (Next Gen) Fellowships (Proposal Development 2017- 2018, Dissertation Research Fellowship 2018-2019 and the Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2019- 2020). She is a versatile, upcoming scholar and author with skills in executing academic and policy research projects as well as leadership experience ranging from civil society to the academic spheres. Monyani is also a research affiliate with the Refugee Law Initiative, University of London.

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