Kelebogile Zvobgo is a Pre-doctoral Fellow at William & Mary's Global Research Institute and will join the Government Department on the tenure track in Fall 2021. Currently, she is completing a Ph.D. in political science and international relations from the University of Southern California, where she holds the Provost Fellowship in the Social Sciences. She is also a recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. 

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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