Department of Pan-African Studies
5151 State University Dr. Los Angeles
King Hall C3095
Phone (323) 343-2290
Fax (323) 343-5485
C. R. D. Halisi
C. R. D. Halisi is Professor of Pan African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. He has doctorate in Political Science (with an emphasis on South African politics) from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Halisi has conducted field research in South Africa and several other African nations. In 1994, he was one of seventy-five Americans selected to be a United Nations Observer during South Africa’s first democratic elections.
His Black Political Thought in the Making of South African Democracy was published by Indiana University Press in 1999. Halisi has published research essays in numerous edited volumes and academic journals including Africa Today and Comparative Studies in Society and History.Halisi served as a Commissioned Scholar with the Project on the Public Influences of African American Churches funded by the Pew Charitable Trust and was a fellow at Yale University’s Southern African Research Program.