Dr Scott Firsing is an expert in international relations with extensive overseas experience. Now based in South Carolina, USA teaching at The Citadel and Coastal Carolina University, he spent the last 10 years living in South Africa. Dr Firsing has traveled across the globe building a vast network in the academic, political and business circles.
Dr Firsing is an Adjunct Research Fellow at the South African campus of Monash University where he previously served as a Senior Lecturer and Head of the International Studies Department. In 2012, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) selected Dr Firsing as an African leader, attending intensive leadership training in the UK. He has completed fellowships at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and the Institute for Global Dialogue. Dr Firsing is the founder of the NGO Young People in International Affairs (YPIA) and is a co-founder of the Aerospace Leadership Academy (AERLA).