Goodman Gwasira is an alumnus of the Culture and Environment in Africa (CEA) study programme at the University of Cologne. He is also an alumnus of the University of Namibia and the University of Cape Town.
He worked as a curator of archaeology at the National Museum of Namibia before joining the University of Namibia. Currently he is a senior lecturer and coordinator of Archaeology and Heritage Studies in the Department of History at the University of Namibia.
Goodman is a PhD Candidate in the History Department at the University of the Western Cape, in South Africa. His research focuses on the History of Archaeology in Namibia. It investigates the history of archaeological practice in Namibia as a source of scientific information. It interrogates how such information has been validated, transmitted and used throughout in the context of deep and multiple colonialisms that Namibia experienced.
Gwasira, G. 2018. Rethinking the archaeology of the Dâures Mountain in a post-colonial context. Namibia Scientific Society Journal, Vol 66, pp. 113-124
Gwasira, G.2018. Citizen Participation in Rock Art Protection in Namibia. In Art on the Rocks. Engaging the Public and Professionals to Network for Rock Art Conservation, edited by Neville Agnew, Janette Deacon, Tom McClintock, Sharon Sullivan and Paul Taçon, pp. 55-59. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute.
Gwasira, G, Lenssen-Erz. T. and Basinyi, S. 2017. The relevance of Prehistoric Art in the Present. Journal for Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences Vol 6 (2) P146-167
Gwasira, G and Katjioungua, G. 2016. A condition assessment of the prehistoric art from the Bushman Paradise Cave, Groβe Spitzkoppe, Namibia. Journal for Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences Volume 5 Issue 2(2016): 1-14
Gwasira, G. 2012The Archaeology of the Dome Gorge in the Daureb/Brandberg, Namibia: themes, content and context. Journal for Studies in Humanities and social sciences, Vol 1 (1), p.1-20
Lenssen-Erz, T. and Gwasira, G. 2010. Two hairline engravings in the Dome Gorge, Daureb, Namibia. South African Archaeological Bulletin, 65 (192) 215-220.
Gwasira, G. 2005. Managing with Borrowed Laws: Heritage Management in Namibia (in) Ndoro, W and Pwiti, G. eds. Legal Frame Works for the Protection of Immovable Cultural Heritage in Africa. ICCROM, Rome