Dr Monica Fernandes has a BA in Psychology from the Rand Afrikaans University, BA Honours degrees in History and Political Science from the University of Johannesburg in South Africa, a MA degree in International Conflict Analysis from Kent University, and a PhD from Brunel University. She is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE, and her research interests include transnational women’s activism, African history, and gender and race in South Africa.
- PhD History- “Beyond borders: A Transnational History of the Black Sash and FEDSAW, c. 1952 -62”, Brunel University London, UK.
- MA International Conflict Analysis, University of Kent, UK.
- BA Honours Degree Political Science, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
- BA Honours Degree Historical Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
- BA Psychology, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa.
UG Dissertation Convenor in the Politics and History Division
Module lead for:
- PX2609- History of the Women’s Movement in the West
- PP3617- Long Walk to Freedom: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid in South Africa
Newest selected publications
Fernandes, MG. (2015) 'The transnational factor: The beginnings of South Africa's women's movement'. New Contree, 73 (73). pp. 181 - 198. ISSN: 0379-9867 Open Access Link