Speaker - Sean Jacobs

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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 working on a book on the intersection of mass media, globalization and liberal democracy in postapartheid 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). He 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.

2 Programs

GPIA Presents: Africa's World Cup

05.04.10 | 01:26:14 min | 0 comments

James Hoge on America and the World

04.16.10 | 01:29:29 min | 6 comments