Jock McCulloch is a Senior Lecturer at RMIT University in Melbourne. His principle interest is in contemporary African history. Previously he has worked as a Legislative Research Specialist in foreign affairs for the Australian Parliament and has taught at various universities. His work has taken him to Algeria, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Kenya. An author of six books including Colonial Psychiatry and the "African Mind", Cambridge University Press, Jock McCulloch is now working on the history of asbestos mining in southern Africa.