BPolSci (International Studies) (Cum Laude) (UP), BA (Hons) (International Relations) (Cum Laude) (UP), MA (International Relations) (Cum Laude) (UP)
African Politics, Southern African Politics, Africa's International Relations
Leadership in Africa, Conflict in Africa, Preventive Diplomacy, Political Risk Analysis, Terrorism
Current Research Projects
Part of South Africa research team for the Leaders, Elites and Coalitions Research Project, funded by The World Bank
Theron, M & Swart, G.2009. South Africa and the New Africa: Chasing African Rainbows, Who is an African? Identity, Citizenship and the Making of the Africa-Nation, edited by Jideofor Adibe. London: Adonis & Abbey Publishers.
Swart, G.2008. From Madiba Magic to Media Magic: South Africa's Media Strategy and the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup, World Journal of Managing Events' Special Edition, Volume 2, Number 1 - Towards the 2010 FIFA Kick-Off in South Africa: Red Cards, Fancy Footwork or Goals?
Swart, G & Solomon, H.2008. Libya, Gaddafi and the Rise and Demise of Militant Islam in Political Islam and the State in Africa, edited by Hussein Solomon, Akeem Fadare & Firoza Butler. Centre for International Political Studies (CiPS): University of Pretoria.
Swart, G.2008. Africa Leads the Way: The Trends and Triumphs of the Continent's Leadership Renaissance, African Renaissance, Volume 5, Number 1. UK: Adonis & Abbey Publishers.