Assistant Professor, International Affairs
Ph.D., Politics, University of London
M.A., Political Science, Northwestern University
Sean Jacobs, a native of Cape Town, South Africa, holds a Ph.D. in
Politics from the University of London and a M.A. in Political Science
from Northwestern University. He is currently writing a book on the
intersection of mass media, globalization and liberal democracy in
post-apartheid South Africa. He is co-editor of Thabo Mbeki's World: The Politics and Ideology of the South African President (Zed Books, 2002) and two other books. His most recent scholarly articles have appeared in Politique Africaine (2006) and Media, Culture, and Society (2007); and, is a regular contributor to the Guardian's Comment is Free site. Previously he taught African Studies as well as communication studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He worked as a political researcher for the Institute for Democracy in South Africa, and founded Africa is a Country.
Africa and the West
Documenting International Affairs
View a list of Sean's publications here.
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