Prof Christi van der Westhuizen is an author, media columnist and Associate Professor at the Centre for the Advancement of Non-Racialism and Democracy (CANRAD), Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. Her publications include the monographs White Power & the Rise and Fall of the National Party (2007) and Sitting Pretty: White Afrikaans Women in Postapartheid South Africa (2017). Her analysis of policies and institutions appeared in a sole-authored volume titled Working Democracy: Perspectives on South Africa’s Parliament at 20 Years (2014). Upcoming publications include (as co-editor) the Routledge International Handbook on Critical Studies in Whiteness (forthcoming, 2021). She has published articles in several journals, including African Studies (as co-editor on a special edition), Matatu Journal for African Culture and Society and Critical Philosophy of Race. Prof Van der Westhuizen serves on the international editorial board for Social Sciences, Humanities, Education and Business Management of AOSIS Scholarly Books and the editorial board of Transformation in Higher Education. She has held fellowships with various universities, including the University of KwaZulu Natal, and previously worked as an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Pretoria. She holds a D Phil in Sociology from the University of Cape Town.