Past Member

Jacob S. T. Dlamini

Social Science
Field of Study
Social and Political History of Conservation in Africa
From 9/2017 – 7/2018:

Jacob S. T. Dlamini is interested in the social and political history of protected areas in Africa, with a particular focus on the relationship between conservation and African/black nationalism. His research is driven by a seemingly simple question: what did black nationalists think about conservation?

Dates at IAS
  • Social Science
Yale University Ph.D., 2012
South African Literary Awards Non-fiction Prize 2016
(South African) National Institute for the Humanities and Social Science Best Monograph Award 2016
Alan Paton Award for Best Creative Non-fiction 2015
Harvard University 2014–2015 Visiting Scholar
University of Barcelona 2012–2014 Post-doctoral researcher