Elaine Windrich

Region of Interest


Primary Country of Residence

United States of America


Stanford University, Stanford, California



Mailing Address

African Studies Centre
Stanford University
419 Lagunita Drive
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305 USA

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: 650-325-8262

Countries of Specialization

Zimbabwe, Angola, Rwanda

Research Interests

Research on southern Africa, mostly writing on Zimbabwe and Angola.
I have published numerous books and papers on Zimbabwe and, to a lesser
extent, Angola. I have also begun some research on Rwanda and published a
review article on the literature of the genocide and the Great Lakes


"The Cold War in Southern Africa" in Hot Wars in the Cold War,"
Institute for Historical Research, University of Hamburg edition, 2004.

"Savimbi's War" in Beyond the Border War, edited by Gary Baines
and Peter Vale, UNISA Press, Johannesburg, 2008.

"Broadcasting in Zimbabwe" in The Media in SADC, edited by
Wallace Chuma and Dumisani Moyo, forthcoming.


Savimbi's War ; genocide ; armed conflicts ; violence ; Great Lakes ; Southern Africa