Announcing New Third World Quarterly Editors

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Announcing new Third World Quarterly Academic Editors

Routledge and the Founding Editor, Shahid Qadir, are pleased to announce the appointment of a new group of Academic Editors for TWQ starting from April 2021.

Jing Gu, Director, Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, UK.
Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel, Professor for International Gender Politics, University of Kassel, Germany.
Marianne H. Marchand, Chair in International Relations at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico.
Mustapha Kamal Pasha, Chair in International Politics, Aberystwyth University, UK.
Randolph B. Persaud, Associate Professor of International Relations at American University, Washington, DC, USA.
Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, Associate Professor in African American Studies, University of California, Irvine, USA.

Jing Gu 
Jing Gu is Director of the Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, where she also convenes the IDS China Centre. She advises government and business in China and Africa and is an experienced manager of international and interdisciplinary research and consultancy programmes, leading teams contributing evidence-based advice to international development agencies and stakeholders in various sectors in several countries. She is a member of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) International Development Peer Review College. She is a Senior Consultant and Senior Academic Advisor to the China International Development Research Network. She has published widely on China and emerging powers, BRICS, China’s international development role and China-Africa relations. 

Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel 
Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel is Professor for International Gender Politics at the University of Kassel, Germany. Prior to this, she lectured at the Department of Political Science and was a Senior Researcher at Africa’s Asian Options (AFRASO), Goethe University Frankfurt. Her expertise spans the field of gender politics in the Global South. Prior to joining AFRASO, she was a Research Associate for Gender and Postcolonial Studies and a Doctoral Fellow of the DFG-Research Training Group, Public Spheres and Gender Relations. Dimensions of Experience. She was also a Guest Researcher at the Primedia Chair for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of South Africa.

Marianne H. Marchand 
Marianne H. Marchand is Chair in International Relations at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico. She was promoted to the highest level of the National System of Researchers (SNI-level 3) in January 2013. In addition to her academic activities in Mexico she has worked at or been affiliated with universities in Canada, the US, the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Surinam and Trinidad and Tobago. She has published widely about such themes as globalization, gender, migration, development, resistances and transnational movements. In 2007-08 she was Vice-President of the International Studies Association and in 2017 she received the ISA´s Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section Eminent Scholar Award.

Mustapha Kamal Pasha 
Mustapha Kamal Pasha is Chair in International Politics at Aberystwyth University, UK. Previously he was the Sixth Century Chair of International Relations at the University of Aberdeen. He has also taught at the School of International Service, American University in Washington, DC. He served as Vice President of the International Studies Association in 2012-13. His work is broadly located within Post-Western IR and draws from varied genealogies, notably decolonial thought, postcolonialism, poststructuralism, critical theory, and classical political economy (influenced by Hegel, Marx, Gramsci, and Subaltern Studies). His most recent book is International Relations and Islam: Fractured Worlds (Routledge, 2017).

Randolph B. Persaud 
Randolph B. Persaud is Associate Professor of International Relations at American University in Washington, DC. He specializes in the areas of race and international relations, globalization, human security, and the politics of identity. Before joining American University, he was Assistant Director for the Center for International Security Studies at York University. He co-edited Race, Gender, and Culture in International Relations: Postcolonial Perspectives (Routledge, 2018) and was a Guest Editor of ‘From Empire to Globalisation: Violence and the Making of the Third World’ (TWQ Special Issue in 2019).

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard 
Tiffany Willoughby-Herard is Associate Professor in African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine, USA. Her research examines the international dimensions of racialization, racial identities and the racialization of poverty. She is particularly interested in the influence that scholars from South Africa and the United States have had on each other in the framing of their distinctive national debates about race and post-raciality. A comparative political theorist, she has researched the function of race and enslavement in national identity, and implications for theories of citizenship, immigration, democracy and justice. She is the author of Waste of a White Skin: The Carnegie Corporation and the Racial Logic of White Vulnerability (University of California Press, 2015).

Established in 1978, Third World Quarterly (TWQ) is in its fifth decade of shaping the agenda on development discourses and postcolonial trajectories of the Global South, providing critical and alternative scholarship on South-North relations. As the most influential peer-reviewed academic journal on the developing countries, TWQ is at the forefront of analysis on fundamental issues of international studies.

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