School of Social Sciences

Joseph Rudigi Rukema

Joseph Rudigi Rukema

Email

josephr1@ukzn.ac.za

Contact Number

031-260-2440

Position

Senior Lecturer

Discipline

Sociology

Campus

Howard College Campus

Office Address

MTB, Level 1. Room: F131

Degrees Held

  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Sociology)
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. Doctoral Degree in Social Policy Studies.
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. Masters in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies.
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. Honours in Public Policy Studies.
  • Institut Sendwe (Kalemie, Republic of Zaire).  State Diploma in Pedagogy
  • Ecole Primaire Mwana (Vyura, Republic of Zaire). Certificate of basic Primary Education

Awards

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for 3 years (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Africa knowledge interchange (NRF)
  • Excellence Award (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Research Office)
  • Best teacher ward by the students (Kigali Independent University)
  • Productivity awards (UKZN)
  • UKZN competitive grant

Teaching and Curriculum Development

  • I successfully taught and developed modules at both under and postgraduate levels. My teaching satisfies both the needs of general education of students and my own conviction. I developed and taught the following modules:

Teaching and Curriculum Development

  • I successfully taught and developed modules at both under and postgraduate levels. My teaching satisfies both the needs of general education of students and my own conviction. I developed and taught the following modules:

Main Research Areas of Interest

  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Climate change and adaptation
  • Natural disaster (Prevention, Management and social change)
  • Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
  • Migration
  • Political violence
  • African indigenous knowledge systems
  • Rural development
  • Regional integration
  • Terrorism and insurgency
Peer-Reviewed

Publications

Student

Supervision