Dr Liz Timbs

Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar

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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. in African History from Michigan State University, 2019
  • M.A. in Comparative World History from George Mason University, 2009
  • B.A. in History and Political Science from Belmont University, 2006