Dr Nicholas Rowe
Associate Professor of History and Head, School of Humanities and Education
BS (Mech Eng) MIT, 1984; PhD, History, Boston College, 1997.
Dr Rowe holds the Benjamin Ryan Chair in Religious and Values Education, and supervises the Programme in Humanities and Education at St Augustine. He teaches first- through third-year history, as well as history of education. He has written on colonialism and racial and ethnic reconciliation movements. He is also involved in peace building and community development work.
Lectures in Atlantic History, Modern World History, Historiography, History and FIlm, Colonialism and Imperialism; History of Education; Spirituality for Leadership
History of Atlantic Colonialism; Christianity and Ethnicity; Social Reconciliation Movements
Current Research Projects:
Evangelicalism and Postcolonialism; The Role of the Humanities in Globalised World; Christianity and the Postcolony; Memory and Social Reconciliation
Areas of collaboration:
Africa Peace Institute; Africa Peace Network
Telephone: 011 380 9051
2010. “Positive and Normative Aspects of Economics in Basic Education: An Investigation into the economics and management sciences curriculum in South Africa.” St Augustine Papers 11 (1/2): 97-97.
2009. “Catholic Social Thought Expressed in the Humanities: A Context for Social Theory.” In Re-imagining the social: critique, theory and post-apartheid society, edited by Heather Jacklin and Peter Vale. Durban: UKZN Press.
2009. “The Urban Practitioner: Some thoughts toward the development of a new professional identity.” Praxis: A Journal for Christian Business Leadership 16 (2/3): 2-7.
2007. “Humanities, The Common Good, and South African Education.” Catholic Education 16 (1).