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Siphokazi Magadla is a Lecturer in the Political and International Studies department. At the undergraduate level, she teaches "Introduction to International Relations: the Personal is the International" (First year) and “International Relations: the Post-American World” (Second year). At the post-graduate level, she teaches "Africa and the New Wars" and co-teaches "African Theory".

Her PhD examines the state assisted integration of female ex-combatants into civilian life in post-apartheid South Africa. Her research interests include: post-colonial/civil wars and militarism in Africa; demobilization, disarmament and reintegration processes in Africa; security sector reform; gender, peace and security; South African foreign policy and gender and citizenship in South Africa.

She worked previously as a research consultant for the Security Sector Governance programme of the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria, focusing on the role of women in peace and security. She holds a Masters Degree in International Affairs from Ohio University, USA. She is a Fulbright Scholar.

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