Kelebogile Zvobgo is the founder and director of the International Justice Lab, and an Assistant Professor of Government at William & Mary. She earned her Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Southern California, where she was Provost's Fellow in the Social Sciences, a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, and a recipient of the 2021 USC Ph.D. Achievement Award. She was also the inaugural recipient of W&M's Pre-doctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity based at the Global Research Institute.
Dr. Zvobgo's work is published or forthcoming in leading, peer-reviewed social science journals and has won multiple awards, including the 2019 Best Paper Award from the Human Rights Section of the International Studies Association, the 2019 Best Paper Award from the Human Rights Section of the American Political Science Association, and the 2021 Lawrence S. Finkelstein Prize from the International Organization Section of the International Studies Association.
Before coming to William & Mary, she was the first director of the Security and Political Economy Lab at USC.
To learn more, visit zvobgo.com.