Nicola Ginsburgh is a historian of labour, social identities and settler colonialism in southern Africa during the twentieth century. Her work examines race, class, and gender within a critical Marxist framework and draws upon whiteness studies, feminist theory, and the history of emotions. She is currently working on her first monograph, Class, Work and Whiteness: Race and Settler Colonialism in Southern Rhodesia, 1918-80.

Nicola completed her PhD at the University of Leeds in 2018 and she has taught on undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University of Leeds, the University of Liverpool, and the University of Warwick.


Nicola Ginsburgh and Will Jackson, 'Settler Societies in William Worger, Charles Ambler and Nwando Achebe (eds.), A Companion to African History (Blackwell, 2018)