Peter Walshe

Emeritus Faculty

Fields of Study: Comparative Politics

Fellow, Joan Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Walshe focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa, specializing in the political history of South Africa, political movements and church-state relations. His publications include The Rise of African Nationalism in South Africa (1971), Church Versus State in South Africa (1983), " Southern Africa," in The Cambridge History of Africa (1986), and Prophetic Christianity and the Liberation Movement in South Africa (1996). A recipient of an Oppenheimer Fellowship, a Walsh-Price Fellowship, and a MacArthur Foundation Grant in International Peace and Security, Walshe has lectured widely in the United States, Britain and Southern Africa. In 1979 he received the Notre Dame Grenville Clark Award for contributions to peace and human rights, and in 2000 a Kaneb Teaching Award. He has held Visiting Senior Fellowships at St. Anthony's, Oxford and St. Edmund's, Cambridge.