School of Social Sciences

Academic Position: Senior Lecturer

Francis Garaba

Francis Garaba

Degrees held BA Hons, University of Zimbabwe MIS, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) PhD (UKZN) Research Interests Records and archives management in national liberation movements, schools and colleges, churches and sports

Gbolahan Olasina

Gbolahan Olasina

Degrees held BA (Hons) MLIS PhD Information Studies Oracle Database Certified Associate (OCA) Research Interests Digital Life – E-learning, M-learning, Digital Libraries, User Studies/User Acceptance, research methods, interaction paradigms, Technology

Khondlo Mtshali

Research Interests African literature Music African political thought and political theory Teaching Interests Political Thought and Political Theory Selected Publications Journal Articles Journal Articles Hlongwane, G., & Mtshali, K. Journeys’

Vanessa Noble

Degrees Held B.A., B.A. (Hons) M.A. (Natal) PhD (University of Michigan). Research Interests My research focuses on a number of issues to do with the social history of health, healing

Joseph Rudigi Rukema

Degrees Held PhD Social Policy Studies (UKZN) Masters in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies (UKZN) Honours in Public Policy (UKZN) State Diploma in Pedagogy (Institut Sendwe. Kalemie, Republic of Zaire).

Sharmla Rama

Bio Sharmla Rama is a sociologist based in the School of Social Sciences, the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). Prior to this, she was a research specialist

Elias Cebekhulu

Selected Publications Books Book Chapters Journal Articles Books Cebekhulu, E. (2013) Umhlaba Uyahlaba! The World is Thorny! Socio-Economic Injustices of the Post- Apartheid South Africa. REACH Publishers. Book Chapters Cebekhulu,

Jayanathan Govender

Jayanathan Govender Position Senior Lecturer Discipline Industrial, Organizational and labour Studies Phone 031 260 1409 Email govenderj1@ukzn.ac.za Campus Howard College Campus Office Address 216, MTB Degrees held BA (UDW); BA

Kathryn Pillay

Kathryn Pillay

Degrees Held BA (Majors in Psychology and Industrial Psychology) BA Hons (Industrial Psychology ) MA (Industrial, Organisational and Labour Studies) PhD (Sociology) Teaching and Research Interests Race, Identity, Xenophobia, Migration,

Gerelene Pattundeen

Degrees Held BA; BA(HONS); MA(ANTHRO); PHD Experience Lecturing Undergradraute & Postgraduate Students Since 2004 Research Interests Women and work; youth identity and entrepreneurship; maritime security; migration of professionals and diaspora;