Dr. Simbarashe Gukurume (Sol Plaatje University) is a sociologist with a PhD from the University of Cape Town (2018). His research interests collectively contribute to an overarching theme of youth subjectivities and how these intersect in complex ways with various aspects of everyday life such as politics, livelihoods, and transitions. Dr. Gukurume was awarded the African Peacebuilding Network Research Fellowship (2021-2022) by the Social Sciences Research Council (SSRC), Carnegie Corporation, New York, USA, and the African Humanities (AHP) Fellowship (2021-2022).