PhD Students

Below is a list of my current and former PhD students along with links to their publications. I welcome enquiries from any students who wish to work on topics related to the economic and social history in Southern Africa, especially those related to the mining industry.

I have also regularly act as a PhD examiner and have examined doctoral theses at universities in the Netherlands, South Africa and Australia.

University of the Free State

Saima Nakuti Ashipala: ‘Contested Sovereignty: International Diplomacy and the Role of Natural Resources in Namibian Decolonisation’. (Primary supervisor)

Jennifer Chansa: ‘State, Mining Companies and Communities: A History of Environmental Pollution in Zambia, 1964 to the present’. Dr Chansa was awarded her PhD in December 2020. (Primary supervisor)

Hyden Munene: ‘A History of Rhokana Corporation and its Nkana Mine Division, 1928-1991’. Dr Munene was awarded his PhD in June 2018. (Second supervisor)

Mbozi Santebe: ‘A History of the Central Statistical Office of Zambia and its Role in the Production of Statistics’. (Primary supervisor)

Liège University/Leiden University

Francesca Pugliese: ‘Workplace regime and the transformation of subjectivity. An ethnographic approach among miners in the Copperbelt Region’. (Second supervisor)

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