André du Pisani (born 15 January 1949 in Windhoek) is a Namibian political scientist. Du Pisani has been a professor at the University of Namibia since 1998. Pisani is a Namibian academic, writer, poet and artist with 40 years of teaching and research experience at Tertiary Education level. He has visited more than 70 countries and has published widely in his areas of academic interest. Pisani has managed the Southern African Defence and Security Management Network ( SADSEM) (Namibia) for the past decade and is the country coordinator of the Volkswagen Foundation multinational research project on reconciliation, post-conflict reconstruction and peace in Southern Africa for the past 3 years. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Namibian Studies and is a trustee of the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), the Tulipamwe Arts Trust and the John Maufangeyo Art Centre, and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).