Prof Garth le Pere

Garth le Pere is a visiting Professor at the University of Pretoria and a Senior Associate at Gabriel & Associates. He is also the founding Executive Director of the Institute for Global Dialogue, where he served for 12 years. He received a BA (with highest honours) from Rutgers University (USA) and did postgraduate work in political science at Yale University (USA) from where he holds MA, MPhil, and PhD degrees. His areas of interest and publications record include international relations theory, multilateral trade and emerging markets, South African foreign policy, the politics of Africa and the Middle East, and China’s increasing role in Africa, a subject on which he has co-authored a book, China, Africa and South Africa: South-South Cooperation in a Global Era