Prof Anthoni van Nieuwkerk
Prof Anthoni van Nieuwkerk holds an MA in political science from the University of Johannesburg and a PhD in international relations from University of the Witwatersrand. He has been research-active from the early 1990s and has pursued an academic career in teaching, supervision, and policy analysis since 2000. Anthoni is based at the University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Governance, where he participates in peace and security studies. In 2015, the South African government appointed him to the South African Council on International Relations and in 2018, to the Presidential High-level Review Panel into Intelligence.
Anthoni is a skilled institutional architect and experienced academic manager and facilitator. He publishes widely on African foreign and security policy, has participated in several scenarios development exercises, and has broad experience with advising African policymakers including the Secretariats of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM).
He is a Senior Research Associate at Good Governance Africa (GGA) and serves as an editorial board member of the accredited journals African Security, Administratio Publica, South African Journal of International Affairs, European Journal of International Studies, and coordinates the biannual Southern African Security Review.