Professor Susan Booysen

Professor Susan Booysen is Director of Research at the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (Mistra) and Visiting Professor at the Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Booysen is the author of research-intensive books on the African National Congress of South Africa and editor of several other books on South and Southern African politics. Her two major books on the ANC, to date, are The African National Congress and the Regeneration of Political Power (2011) and Dominance and Decline: The ANC in the Time of Zuma (2015), both published by Wits University Press. Her 2012 e-book, The ANC’s Battle of Mangaung, focused on a particular turning point in the ANC trajectory. You may have seen or heard Booysen on tv, radio she is a political analyst and media commentator, both in the print and electronic media.