Kelebogile Zvobgo is an incoming Assistant Professor of Government at William & Mary (fall 2021), and founder and director of the International Justice Lab. She holds the Provost Fellowship in the Social Sciences at the University of Southern California, where she recently defended her Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations. She also holds a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and is the inaugural recipient of W&M's Pre-doctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity based at the Global Research Institute

Zvobgo's work is published or forthcoming in leading peer-reviewed journals and has won multiple awards, including the 2019 Best Paper Award from the International Studies Association’s Human Rights Section and the 2019 Best Paper Award from the American Political Science Association’s Human Rights Section. 


Before coming to William & Mary, she was the first director of the Security and Political Economy Lab at USC. 

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