David M Anderson is Professor of History, formerly Director of Postgraduate Studies at the University of Warwick. He was previously a University Lecturer in African Politics, University of Oxford, and a Fellow of St Cross, Oxford. He has also been a visiting Lecturer at All Souls College, Oxford, Director of the Centre for African Studies at the University of London, and a Research Associate at the University of Nairobi.
David Anderson is the author of several books about the history of Kenya and Africa. His Histories of the Hanged: Britain's Dirty War in Kenya and the End of the Empire was simultaneously published in the UK, by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, and the USA in 2005.