PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
- South African history
- Conflict in 20th century Africa
- Urban African history
- BA (Queen’s)
- BEd (Queen’s)
- MA (Dalhousie)
- PhD (Dalhousie)
- Township Violence and the End of Apartheid: War on the Reef (James Currey; Wits University Press 2018)
- We are Fighting the World: The Marashea Gangs in South Africa, 1947-1999 (Ohio University Press; University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2005).
Recent Articles & Essays
- "Apartheid's Afterlives: Violence, Policing and the South African State" Journal of Southern African Studies 42, 1 (2016).
- "Fear and Alienation: Narratives of Crime and Race in Post-Apartheid South Africa" Canadian Journal of African Studies 47, 3 (2013).
- "Reassessing Transition Violence: Voices from South Africa's Township Wars", 1990-94" African Affairs 112, 447 (2013).
- Co-editor (with Jocelyn Alexander) and introduction for The Hiistories and Legacies of Punishment in Southern Africa, special issue of Journal of Southern African Studies 37, 3 (2011).
- "Of Compounds and Cellblocks: The Foundations of Violence in Johannesburg, 1890s-1950s" Journal of Southern African Studies 37, 3 (2011).
- HIST 2426W - Africa Since 1900: Disruption and Innovation
- HIST 2715F - Locked Up: A Global History of Incarceration
- HIST 3452W - Apartheid and After: Racial Rule in South Africa
- HIST 3471/5471W - Wars and Revolutions in Twentieth-Century Africa
- HIST 4401/5401F - State Violence, Communal Conflict and Criminality in Modern South Africa
Office Hours Winter 2022:
- Thursdays 3:00pm to 4:00pm or by appointment