He also serves as the Chairperson of the Walt er
Rodney Commemoration Committee.
He also serves as the Chairperson of the Walt
er Rodney Commemoration Committee.
At Syracuse University, he is the Director of the Africa Initiatives and he works in the wider Syracuse Community as an activist for peace. He is a board member of the Syracuse Peace Council.
Within the University, he serves as a mentor for younger scholars and tteaches courses on African Politics (AAS 341/PSC 341), African International Relations (AAS 364/PSC 364), Militarism and Transformation in Southern Africa (AAS/PSC 731) Introduction to Pan Africanism (AAS 312) and The Caribbean Society since Independence (AAS 202) and Introduction to African American Studies (AAS/ANT112). At Syracuse University, Campbell is a member of the International Relations Faculty in the Maxwell Schoo He is also one of the principal conveners for the Graduate Seminar on Pan Africanism: Research and Readings
Dr. Campbell has published widely. His most important book Rasta and Resistance From Marcus Garvey to Walter Rodney is going through its sixth edition. He has recently completed a manuscript on Reclaiming Zimbabwe: The Exhaustion of the Patriarchal Model of Liberation:(David Phillip South Africa and Africa World Press, New Jersey). His most recent book is Pan Africanism, Pan Africanists and African Liberation in the 21st century, (New Academia Publishers 2006).#A
He has contributed over
twenty chapters to other edited books and has published numerous
articles and reviews in scholarly journals, and is currently
completing a book on the
Wars Against the Angolan
He has also produced a number of monographs, the most
recent of which are included under 'Publications' link above.
Horace Campbell was the first Director of the Syracuse University Study Abroad Program in Harare, Zimbabwe. He spent three years in Zimbabwe between 1993-1996. In the region of Southern Africa, he participated in the debates on regional cooperation and continues to be an active researcher in the Southern African Region Institute for Policy Studies (SARIPS). Between 1996-2001 he served on the board of SARIPS and is one of the lead researchers in the Peace and Security Research Network.
the summer of 2001 did research on peace in Central Africa and
was based at the Global Pan African Movement in Kampala, Uganda.
He gave presentations on Peace and Reconstruction before the
Uganda Society in Uganda, the Nairobi Peace Initiative (Nairobi,
Kenya) and the Desmond Tutu Peace
Center (Cape Town, South Africa). Campbell was a presenter on
Globalization at the NGO
Forum of the World Conference
Against Racism (WCAR) in Durban South Africa. He
served for five years as the Chairperson of the International
caucus of the Black Radical Congress.
Campbell was educated in the Caribbean, Canada, Uganda and the United Kingdom. He did his doctoral work at Sussex University in the United Kingdom. The title of his thesis was The Commandist State in Uganda. Since 1979, he has been studying issues of militarism and transformation in Africa. Before teaching at Syracuse University, Horace Campbell was at Northwestern University in Evanston and for six years at the University of Dar Es Salaam.
Horace Campbell was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica. He is married to Professor Makini Zaline Roy who is an educator and community activist.