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

Dorcas Ettang

Degrees Held PhD,  Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies (UKZN) MA, Political Science, (University of Windsor) BA (Honors) Political Studies, Bishop’s University  Research Interests Peacebuilding Conflict Transformation Conflict Prevention Non-violence Human

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,

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,

Desiree Manicom

Teaching Socy 700 Research Design, Methods and Analysis PODS 805 Policy Monitoring and Evaluation (MA module in Policy and Development Studies Programme) PODs 804 Civil Society and Policy (MA module