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Liz Timbs

Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar

Department of History

Withers Hall 258

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Research Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Co-authored with Peter Alegi. “The Izichwe Youth Football Club: Youth, Sport and Masculine Respectability in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa,” Journal of Southern African Studies 45, 4 (2019): 963-980.

“An In(ter)vention of Tradition: The Revival of Medical Male Circumcision in KwaZulu-Natal, 2009-2016,”  Journal of Natal and Zulu History 32, 1 (2018): 55-77.

Manuscripts in Preparation

“The Regiment: Cultural Histories of Zulu Masculinities and Gender Formation in South Africa, 1816-2018”


Ph.D. African History Michigan State University 2019

M.A. Comparative World History George Mason University 2009

B.A. History and Political Science Belmont University 2006