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 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.