Permanent Staff

Ms Alecia Ndlovu


Alecia Ndlovu has joined UCT as a lecturer in the Department of Political Studies, on a post funded through the CSSR. Alecia is currently completing her PhD in International Relations at Wits University. She holds a BA in International Relations and Applied Economics, as well as an MA (Cum Laude) in International Relations. Her main research and teaching interests are in political economy (comparative and international), African politics and quantitative methods. Her thesis is entitled “Sustaining the unsustainable? Political institutions and development in sub-Saharan Africa’s resource economies.” It combines cross-national statistical research and fieldwork in four African countries—Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia.

Contact details

  • Physical Address: Room 5.66, Robert Leslie Building, Upper Campus
  • Postal Address: Department of Political Studies, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700
  • Tel: +27 (0)21 650-4748
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