Nicky Falkof is a writer and academic based in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she works in the Media Studies department at Wits University.

Her research is concerned with race and anxiety in the urban global south, with a particular interest in whiteness. She also writes and teaches on gender, popular culture, moral panic and social geography.

Nicky has a PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities and Cultural Studies from the London Consortium, part of Birkbeck College, University of London, and a Masters in Critical Theory from Sussex University.

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