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Dr. Lawrence Mhandara


Doctor of Philosophy in Peace Studies, Master of Science in International Relations; Bachelor of Science in Politics and Administration,

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Comparative security, peace and conflict as well as international relations

Faculty: Social And Behavioural Sciences
Department: Governance and Public Maaaanagement
Research Category: Behavioral Sciences

Lawrence Mhandara holds a PhD in Peace Studies and is a senior lecturer of political science at the University of Zimbabwe. His research straddles politics, security and conflict issues, accompanied by several publications. He has consulted with local and international organisations on issues germane to Zimbabwe and African peace and security.

Phone: +263 242 717 981324

1. Mhandara, L. (2020). Community-based reconciliation in practice and lessons for the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission of Zimbabwe. African Journal on Conflict Resolution, 20(1), 35-58.

2. Mhandara, L. (2020). The Great Lakes Region (GLR) Security Complex: Lessons for the African Solutions for Peace and Security (AfSol) Approach. Journal of African-Centered Solutions in Peace and Security, 8.
3. Mhandara, L. (2020). Towards systemic transformation in Zimbabwe: True reconciliation for sustainable socio-economic development. Southern Peace Review Journal, 96-116

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