Permanent Academic Staff

Overview

Academic Research Interests Courses Taught

Assoc. Prof Thiven Reddy

Head of Department 

Physical Address: Room 5.31, Robert Leslie Social Building

Tel.: +27 21 650 3388

Email: Thiven.Reddy@uct.ac.za

Comparative Politics (Contemporary South African Politics; Politics of Dominant Party Systems) and Political Theory (Marxism; Post-colonial theory).

POL3046S

South African Political Thought 

POL4044F/POL5048F 

Global Political Thought 
 

 

Assoc. Prof Zwelethu Jolobe

Deputy Head of Department 

Physical Address: Room 5.34, Robert Leslie Social Building 

Tel +27 21 650 3382

Email: zwelethu.jolobe@uct.ac.za

International mediation, African politics, conflict resolution, and global governance

POL3030F 

Conflict in World Politics 

POL4051S/POL5042F 

International Mediation 

POL5034F 

Conflict in Africa 

Professor Anthony Butler 

Physical Address: Room 5.22, Robert Leslie Social Building, 

Tel: +27 21 650 3384

Email: anthony.butler@uct.ac.za

The politics of the ANC, state-business relations, political funding, theories of the state, policy uncertainty, party systems and party organisation, the politics of HIV/AIDS policy, minerals policy, energy security and black economic empowerment in SA.

POL4006F/POL5052F 

Public Policy 

POL4001S/POL5044F

South African Politics 

 

Professor Robert Cameron

Physical Address: Room 5.24, Robert Leslie Social Building

Tel.: +27 21 650 3380

Email: Robert.Cameron@uct.ac.za

Local government, Public Administration and Public Service Reform

POL3037F

South African Public Policy Analysis 

POL3038S

Urban Politics and Administration

POL4054F POL5006F 

Public Management 

POL4015S/POL5053S

Comparative Local Government 

Assoc. Prof John Akokpari

Physical Address: Room 5.29, Robert Leslie Social Building

Tel.: +27 21 650 3385

Email: John.Akokpari@uct.ac.za

African politics

International relations

Political economy

Comparative politics

POL1005S

Introduction to Politics B

POL3045S 

Global Governance 

POL4057F/POL5043F

Regionalism in Africa 

 

 

Dr Vinothan Naidoo 

Physical Address: Rm 5.21, Robert Leslie Social Science building

Tel +27 21 650-3383

Email: vinothan.naidoo@uct.ac.za

Public administration

Comparative public

administration

Development management

Public administration theory &

praxis

Comparative & South African

Public Administration

Policy implementation and

evaluation

POL3037F 

South African Public Policy Analysis 

POL2042S

Comparative Public Institutions 

OL4013S/POL5049S

Comparative Public Administration 

POL4052S/ POL5007S

Policy Implementation & Evaluation 

Dr Helen Scanlon

Physical Address: Rm 5.27, Robert Leslie Social Science building

Tel +27 21 650-5593

Email: h.scanlon@uct.ac.za

Transitional justice in African context

Conflict Resolution

   Gender and Conflict

POL3030F

Conflict in World Politics

POL4032/POL5040F

Comparative Transitional Justice 

POL4056F/POL5056F

Gender Peace & Justice 

POL5026F

Special Topics 

POL4037S/POL5037S

Post-Conflict Justice in Africa 

Dr Lwazi Lushaba 

Physical Address: Rm 5.24.1

Robert Leslie Social Building 

Tel: +27 21 650 2050

Email: lwazi.lushaba@uct.ac.za

Political philosophy

Subaltern Studies (decolonial thought, politics of representation, postcolonial theory)

African politics

   Radical African/Black traditions         of intellectual thought

POL1004F 

Introduction to Politics

POL4050/POL5050

Debates in African Politics

POL4007H 

Research Project 

Dr Elias Phaahla 

Physical Address: Rm 5.23

Robert Leslie Social Building 

Tel: +27 21 650 

Email: elias.phaahla@uct.ac.za

Comparing development and welfare paradigms of South Africa, Mauritius and Chile;Emerging powers and the remaking of the global economic architecture.

Comparative Politics Developmental State in Mauritius, Rwanda and Ethiopia

POL2038F

Comparative Politics 

POL4012F/POL5001F

Comparative Politics 

POL4049S/POL5047S

Comparative Foreign Policy/Advanced Foreign Policy Analysis 

Dr Lauren Paremoer 

Physical Address: Rm 5.80

Robert Leslie Social Building 

Tel: +27 21 650 

Email: lauren.paremoer@uct.ac.za

 

HIV/AIDS treatment politics

Social citizenship

Welfare regimes in the Global South

Theories of rights and justice

Discourse analysis

POL3029F

The Politics of Africa & the Global South

POL4046F/POL5045F

Third World Politics 

Dr Gregory Maxaulane 

Physical Address: Rm 5.30

Robert Leslie Social Building 

Tel: +27 21 650 9111

Email: gregory.maxaulane@uct.ac.za

Social and Political theory politics in South Africa and the Black Atlantic World

POL2002F 

Political Theory

POL4030F /POL5030F

Discourse, Textuality & Ideology 

Dr Gavaza Maluleke 

Physical Address; Rm 5.66

Robert Leslie Social Building 

Tel: +27 21 650

Email: gavaza.maluleke@uct.ac.za

African Politics

Transnational Feminisms

Postcolonial theory

Digital Activism

Migration

Gendered violence and masculinities

POL2043S

South African Politics

POL4002F/POL5008F

Theories of International Relations 

 

Alecia Ndlovu 

Physial Address; Rm 5.

Robert Leslie Social Building 

Tel: +27 21 650

Email: aleica.ndlovu@uct.ac.za

Political economy of development

Comparative politics

Quantitative research methods

Politics and governance in Africa

International Relations

POL2039F 

Politics of International Economic Relations 

POL5032S

International Political Economy 

POL5035F

Data Analysis in Politcal Sciences 

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