Research


Academic Staff

Prof Aslam Fataar (Chairperson): BA, HDE, BA Honors, MA, PhD (UWC)
Professor in Sociology of Education
Research interests: Education in the urban context; Education Policy; Education and Social Subjectivities
Tel: 021 808 2281
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Dr Azeem Badroodien: BA, HDE, Dip African Studies, PhD (UWC)
Senior Lecturer in Sociological Perspectives in Education
Research interests: youth socialization; links between vocational education, poverty, social welfare and crime; FET and the workplace; policy-making and issues social inclusion/exclusion and identity; institutional development and capacity-building
Tel: 021 808 2263
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Dr Nuraan Davids: BA(Hons); HDE; MPhil (UCT); PhD (Stell)

Lecturer in Philosophy of Education
Research interests: Philosophy of Education; Democratic citizenship education; Values and Ethics in Education and Educational Leadership
Tel: 021 808 2877
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Mr Jerome Joorst: BEd (Hons); HDE; MEd

Junior Lecturer in Sociology of Education
Research interests: Education in rural context; Education Policy; Education of social subjects
Tel: 021 808 2398
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Prof Berté van Wyk: BSc, HDE (UWC), BEd (Unisa), MEd (UWC), PhD (Stell)

Associate Professor in Philosophy of Education
Research interests: Higher Education Transformation; Policy Analysis
Tel: 021 808 2296
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Prof Yusef Waghid:
DPhil (Stell); PhD (Stell); DEd (UWC)
Professor in Philosophy of Education; Executive Member of the International Network of Philosophers of Education; Fellow of the Academy of Science of South Africa; and Editor-in-Chief of South African Journal of Higher Education
Research interests: Analytical and evaluative inquiry vis-à-vis democratic citizenship education and cosmopolitan education focussing on teaching and learning, educational policy and higher education transformation (mostly in Africa).
Tel: 021 808 3948
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Ms Celeste Links (administrator)
Senior Secretary
Tel: 021 808 2419
Fax: 021 808 2283
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Mr Larry Morkel (administrative assistant)
Tel: 021 808 2068
Fax: 021 808 2283
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Prof Nelleke Bak (part-time term-contract appointment): BA (Ed) (Pret), BA (Hons) (UN); MA (UCT), PhD (UWC)
Research interests: Youth gambling; the nature of academic support; ethics of the built environment
Tel: 021 808 2419
E-mail:
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Prof Paul Smeyers (extraordinary appointment): B.A., M.A. (Educational Sciences, KU Leuven); B.A., M.A. (Philosophy, KU Leuven); PhD (Educational Sciences, KU Leuven)

Prof Paul Smeyers is currently Research Professor for Philosophy of Education at Ghent University, Extraordinary Professor at K.U. Leuven and Honorary Extraordinary Professor at Stellenbosch University
Research interests: Philosophy of Education, postmodernism, Wittgenstein scholarship, Philosophy of Educational Research
E-mail: Paul Smeyers
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Prof Alan Wieder (extraordinary appointment)

Professor at University of South Carolina (retired)
Reserach interests: An oral historian whose work for the last 12 years has portrayed teachers who fought apartheid. Most recently he completed an oral history of Ruth First and Joe Slovo.
E-mail: Alan Wieder
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