Justin van der Merwe is a Senior Researcher with the Centre for Military Studies at the University of Stellenbosch. His other books include the co-edited collection Emerging Powers in Africa (2016).
Patrick Bond is Professor of Political Economy at the Wits School of Governance, and Honorary Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He has also previously taught at Johns Hopkins University, and worked at the NGOs Planact and the National Institute for Economic Policy. His previous books include Looting Africa (Zed 2006) and Elite Transition: From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa (2014).
Nicole Dodd is Chair of the School for Human and Organisational Development, Stellenbosch University. She is co-author (with Justin van der Merwe) of The Political Economy of Underdevelopment in the global South (2019).