Dr. Monde Muyangwa

Dr. Monde Muyangwa is director of the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center, where she leads programs that analyze and offer practical, actionable policy options addressing some of Africa’s most critical issues. Previously, Dr. Muyangwa served as academic dean and professor of civil-military relations at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies. She served as director of research and vice president for research and policy at the National Summit on Africa, and as director of international education programs at New Mexico Highlands University. She currently serves on the board of trustees at Freedom House and the board of directors at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF). She holds a Ph.D. in international relations and a bachelor’s degree in politics, philosophy, and economics from the University of Oxford, as well as a bachelor’s degree in public administration and economics from the University of Zambia. She was a Rhodes Scholar, a Wingate Scholar, and the University of Zambia valedictory speaker for her graduation class.