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Staff Profile

Associate Professor David Hornsby

Staff Profile
Position ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
QualificationsBAHons, MA, PhD
Phone 0117174490
Email david.hornsby@wits.ac.za
Organisational Unit International Relations
Social Media

Follow me on Twitter: @davidjhornsby

International Political Economy of Trade

Science and Risk in International Governance

Middle Powers

Canadian Foreign Policy

South African Foreign Policy

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

 

Dr David J Hornsby – is an Associate Professor in International Relations and Assistant Dean of Humanities (Teaching and Learning), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.  Hailing from Canada, David read for his PhD in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK and holds an honorary appointment in the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) at University College London. David’s research interests pertain to the politics of science and risk in international governance, Canadian foreign policy in Sub-Saharan Africa, middle power cooperation, and pedagogy in higher education. David has published in both the biological and social sciences, and is a recognized teacher having been awarded the 2013 Faculty of Humanities Teaching and Learning Award and the Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Award (Individual) at Wits University. David sits on the Boards of Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, Active Learning in Higher Education and The European Journal of Risk Regulation. He has three books currently out including Large Class Pedagogy: Interdisciplinary Perspectives for Quality Higher Education (SUN Press: 2013);  Risk Regulation, Science, and Interests in Transatlantic Trade Conflicts (Palgrave: 2014); and Universities, the Citizen Scholar, and the Future of Higher Education (Palgrave: 2016). In 2016 David was elected to the Governing Council of the International Studies Association as a member-at-large. 

Publications

Books

Arvanitakis, J and Hornsby, DJ. (eds). (2016). Universities, Citizen Scholars, and the Future of Higher Education. Critical University Studies Series. Palgrave MacMillan Publishers.

Hornsby DJ (2014) Risk Regulation, Science, and Interests in Transatlantic Trade Conflicts.   International Political Economy Series. Palgrave MacMillan Publishers.

Hornsby DJ, Osman R, and De Matos Ala J. (eds). (2013)  Teaching Large Classes: Interdisciplinary Perspectives for Quality Tertiary Education. Higher Education Series, SUN Press.

 

Chapters in Books

Hornsby DJ (forthcoming) ‘Science in the International Political Economy’ in Singh JP and Carr, M (eds), Worldviews in Science, Technology, and the Arts in International Relations. Routledge.

Black DR and Hornsby DJ (forthcoming) ‘Multilateralism as Motive and Opportunity: the case of Canada-South Africa relations’ in Murray, B (ed). Seeking Order in Anarchy: Multilateralism as State Strategy Edmonton: University of Alberta Press.

Arvanitakis, J and Hornsby DJ (2016) ‘Are Universities Redundant?’ in Arvanitakis, J and Hornsby, DJ (eds),  Universities, Citizen Scholars, and the Future of Higher Education. Palgrave MacMillan Publishers. pp. 7-20.

Hornsby DJ and De Matos-Ala J (2016) ‘Reframing Large Classes: fostering the Citizen Scholar through student engagement’ in Arvanitakis, J and Hornsby, DJ (eds),  Universities, Citizen Scholars, and the Future of Higher Education. Palgrave MacMillan Publishers. pp.119-136.

Hornsby DJ (2013) ‘Canada’s (Dis)Engagement in South Africa’, in Samy, Y., and Medhora, R., (eds), Canada Among Nations, Centre for International Governance and Innovation. pp.43-60.

Hornsby DJ, Osman R and De Matos-Ala, J (2013) Teaching Large Classes: Quality Education Despite the Odds. Hornsby DJ, Osman R, and De Matos Ala J. (eds). Teaching Large Classes: Interdisciplinary Perspectives for Quality Tertiary Education.  SUN Media.

De Matos Ala, J and Hornsby DJ (2013) Promoting Student Engagement and Deep Learning in Big Classes.   Hornsby DJ, Osman R, and De Matos Ala J. (eds). Teaching Large Classes: Interdisciplinary Perspectives for Quality Tertiary Education.  SUN Media.

Hornsby DJ, Osman R and De Matos-Ala, J (2013) Quality Education, Student Learning and Large Classes. Hornsby DJ, Osman R, and De Matos Ala J. (eds). Teaching Large Classes: Interdisciplinary Perspectives for Quality Tertiary Education.  SUN Media.

Hornsby DJ (2009). Constructive Engagement in Global Governance: Resolving US-EU Trade Disputes. Jan Wouters and Steven Sterx (eds) Transatlantic Strategy Forum: European Union, United States and Global Governance Major Trends and Challenges.  Leuven Center for Global Governance Studies. pp.103-110.

Hornsby, DJ, Wilson, BC, and Summerlee, AJS (2001). Relaxin and drinking in pregnancy in rats. In (Eds) JA Russell, AJ Douglas, RJ Windle, CD Ingram. The Maternal Brain: Neurobiological and Neuroendocrine Adaptation and Disorders in Pregnancy and Post Partum. Elsevier, Amsterdam pp 229-240.

 

Papers in refereed journals

Osman, R, and Hornsby DJ (forthcoming) Communities and Scholarship in supporting Early Career Academics. Studies in Higher Education.

Black DR and Hornsby DJ (2016) Canadian Relations with the “Emerging Market” of South Africa: Beyond Estrangement? For special issue in Canadian Foreign Policy Journal. 22(1): 12-25.

Black DR and Hornsby DJ (2016) South Africa’s Bilateral Relationships in the Evolving Foreign Policy of an Emerging Middle Power. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. 54(2):151-160.

Hornsby DJ and Black DR (2016) Breaking with Tradition? South Africa-UK Relations. For special issue of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. 54(2): 268-286.

De Matos Ala. J and Hornsby DJ (2015) Introducing International Studies: Student Engagement in Large Classes.  International Studies Perspectives. 16(2):156-172. doi: 10.1111/insp.12036.

Hornsby DJ (2014) ‘Changing Perception into Reality: Canada in Africa.’ International Journal, 69(3) 334-352.

Hornsby DJ, and Osman, R (2014) ‘Massification in Higher Education: Large Classes and Student Learning,’ Higher Education. 67(6): 711-719. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10734-014-9733-1

Hornsby DJ, and Van Heerden, O. (2013). ‘Canada-South Africa Relations: A Case of Middle Power (non)Cooperation?’, Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 51(2): 153-172.

Mukumba C, and Hornsby DJ (2011). The International Food Safety Complex in Southern Africa: Cooperation or Conflict?  South African Journal of International Affairs. 18(2):235-256.

Hornsby DJ (2010)WTO Effectiveness in Resolving Transatlantic Trade-Environment Conflict.” Journal of International Trade Law and Policy. 9(3): 297-309.

Hornsby DJ, Summerlee AJS, and Woodside KB (2007)  “NAFTA’s Shadow Hangs over Kyoto Implementation” Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de Politques  33(3) September pp. 285-298.

Summerlee AJS, Hornsby DJ, and Ramsey DG, (1998) The dipsogenic effects of rat relaxin: the effect of photoperiod and the potential role of relaxin in drinking in pregnancy.  Endocrinology 139: 2322-2328.

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