|Du Pisani, André - Political commentator|
|André du Pisani is a Professor of Politics at the University of Namibia (Unam).
His research on Namibian and Southern African politics has been published widely.
Since 2003 he has been the chairperson of the Unam Institutional Audit, which is conducting a review of Unam’s programmes and policies.
He is also the Project Manager of the Southern African Defence Management and Security Network (SADSEM), which provides professional and academic training and research to members of the military, parliamentarians and civil society in the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
Du Pisani is the author of ‘Namibia: The Politics of Continuity and Change’ (Jonathan Ball, 1986). He regularly writes articles on politics for the Namibian media.
Du Pisani has also written a collection of poetry entitled ‘Worlds Private and Public’ (Solitaire, 2000).
He is a trustee of the Windhoek-based Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).
|Born on January 15 1949 in Windhoek|
|Post-doctoral research, Global Security Fellows Initiative, University of Cambridge, UK (1995-96). PhD in Politics, University of Cape Town, South Africa (1988). Research student at London School of Economics (1975-76). MA in Politics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (1975). BA (Hons) in Politics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (1972). BA in History and Politics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (1971).|
|Professor of Politics, Department of Political and Administrative Studies, University of Namibia (Unam) since 1998. Dean of Faculty of Economics and Management Science, Unam (2001-03). Associate Professor of Politics, Unam (1993-98). Director of Research, South African Institute of International Affairs, Johannesburg, South Africa (1987-93). Visiting lecturer, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa (1987-92). Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa (1980-86). Lecturer in Political Science and Public Administration, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa (1977-1980). Visiting lecturer, University of Western Cape, South Africa (1974).|
|University of Namibia, Private Bag 13301, Windhoek; tel: (061) 206 3111.|