|Dr Knox Chitiyo|
Dr Knox Chitiyo is the Head of the Africa Programme at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security (RUSI) in Whitehall, London. Knox, a Zimbabwean, is a former Senior Lecturer in War Studies within the History Department at the University of Zimbabwe from 1994 – 2002, where he completed his B.A, M.A and, subsequently, his D.Phil. His responsibilities at the time included developing and teaching War Studies at Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, as well as student supervision, particularly of postgraduates. He also taught on the Joint Command and Staff Course (JCSC) at the Zimbabwe Staff College. Knox was also the co–founder and Deputy Director of the Centre for Defence Studies (CDS) at the University of Zimbabwe. The CDS was one of the regional partner organisations in the Southern African Defence and Security (SADSEM) network. Knox has published widely on Zimbabwean, southern African and wider sub – Saharan African defence and security issues. He has contributed chapters in books such as Multinational Peace Operations ( ed K.Chitiyo and F.Lemieux , Solstice, London, 2007) Evolutions and Revolutions: A History of the SADC Militaries (ed. M.Rupiya, Pretoria, ISS, 2005); and Unfinished Business: The Land Crisis in Southern Africa (eds M.Lee and K.J.Colvard, Pretoria, Africa Institute, 2003). More recently, Knox authored a RUSI Whitehall Report “Making the Case for Security Sector Reform in Zimbabwe” (September 2009). This Report has attracted a great deal of attention from many quarters, and has also been influential amongst policy makers in Zimbabwe.
Other: Knox is Chairman of the Britain –Zimbabwe Society [BZS]
|Last Updated ( Wednesday, 21 April 2010 )|
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