School of Social Sciences

Kathryn Pillay

Kathryn Pillay

Kathryn Pillay

Cluster Leader: Society and Social ChangeSenior Lecturer



Contact Number 031-260-2303

CampusHoward College Campus

Office Address Room F123, First Floor, Memorial Tower Building

Last Updated 3 years ago

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, Social Issues, Contemporary Sociological Theory

Selected Publications


  • Contemporary Social Issues [SOCY306]
  • Introduction to Sociology [SOCY101]
  • Introduction to South African Society [SOCY102]
  • Contemporary Sociological Theory [SOCY301]
  • Social Change [SOCY202]
  • Diversity & Equity in the Workplace [IOLS302]
  • Difference and Diversity in the Workplace (Honours) [IOLS706]
  • Race Thinking and Thinking about Race (Honours) [SOCY714]

Student Supervision

  • Involved in ongoing supervision of Honours, Masters and PhD students