School of Social Sciences

Cheryl Mohamed Sayeed

Cheryl Mohamed Sayeed

Senior Lecturer

DisciplinePublic Policy


Contact Number 031-260-1583

CampusHoward College Campus

Office Address MTB ZG 157

Last Updated 3 years ago

Research Interests

  • Development management and administration, governance, public service ethics

Teaching Interests

  • Public policy, research methodology

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of the Commonwealth Scholarship in 1998.
  • Recipient of a Long Service Award at MUT.
  • Served as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the School of Management, Information and Governance at UKZN.


  • Currently supervising several areas including: Youth Empowerment Policy implementation in Zimbabwe; public participation in the eThekwini Municipality; international, national and local governance; and Water service delivery in the Eastern Cape, to name a few.

Community Engagement

  • Dr Mohamed Sayeed has extensive local, national and international linkages with academics, senior government officials and researchers in the fields of public and development administration, and in the areas of policy and development management.

Research Projects

  • Dr Mohamed Sayeed serves as a Research Associate with the Anti – Corruption Centre for Education and Research of the University of Stellenbosch (ACCERUS). She is currently engaged with research into teaching ethics at higher education institutions through this linkage.  Additionally, she is currently investigating the effectiveness of IDPs on poverty reduction within the eThekwini Municipality.