The following list includes all graduates who have graduated in the Politics (POL) specialisation, as well as graduates from earlier, now discontinued, programmes in Democratic Governance (DG), South African and Comparative Politics (SACP) and Political Science (PS):
Andersen, Ryan (PS)
2010 - conferred June 2011
Are there economic returns from democracy? : The experience of Sub-Saharan Africa from 1988-2007.
Anthony, Alan (Jon) (PS)
2012 - conferred June 2013
Food insecurity in Cape Town: How inadequate access affects human health and livelihoods.
Annette Seegers / Jane Battersby-Lennard (African Centre for Cities)
Asmal, Muhammad (SACP)
2010 (thesis with distinction)
From Afghani to Khomeini. The State in Modern Islamic Political Thought.
Chileshe, Chileshe (PS)
2011 - conferred June 2012
An application of Lindberg’s thesis in assessing democratic growth in Zambia.
Cole, Eric (POL)
2014 - conferred June 2015 (degree with distinction)
Do Southern Africa’s Dominant-Party Systems Affect Popular Attitudes?
Greenberg, Ari (DG)
2008 (conferred June 2019) (degree and thesis with distinction)
Quality Matters: Electoral Outcomes and Democratic Health in Africa.
Jamieson, Lucy (PS)
Children's Political Rights: Participation in legislative processes in the South African Parliament.
Kroenke, Matthias (POL)
2015 (degree and thesis with distinction)
Do policies make a difference? Tracing immigrant integration policies' capacity to mediate xenophobic attitudes in post-apartheid South Africa and Germany after reunification.
(thesis not available online yet)
Lekalake, Rorisang (PS)
2012 (degree and thesis with distinction)
The human development sequence in sub-Saharan Africa: Botswana in comparative perspective.
Little, Sarah (DG)
2019 - conferred June 2010 (degree and thesis with distinction)
Engineering the Immobilization of Ethnic Parties in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Enforcement and Effect of Particularistic Party Bans.
2019 - conferred June 2010
The Impact of Democracy on Economic Growth in sub-Saharan Africa.
Mitchell, Elliot (DG)
2009 - conferred June 2010 (degree and thesis with distinction)
Political Competition and Electoral Competitiveness in sub-Saharan Africa: A Conceptual Critique with Data.
Monyake, Moletsane (PS)
2012 (thesis with distinction)
Measuring generalised trust in sub-Saharan Africa: A critical note.
Mughogho, Dangalira (DG)
The role of public opinion in Africa’s third term bids.
Musonerwa, Mugisha (DG)
The Relationship between Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction in Rwanda.
Penfold, Erica (PS)
2010 - conferred June 2011 (thesis with distinction)
An analysis of the role of political actors in defining ethnicity and electoral outcomes in Rwanda.
(thesis not available online yet)
Richmond, Samantha (DG)
South African public opinion on Government's performance in the area of school education in post-apartheid South Africa.
Romo, Michelle (PS)
2010 - conferred June 2011 (degree and thesis with distinction)
National Identity in Post-Apartheid South Africa.
Schwartner, Stephanie (POL)
2013 - conferred June 2014
Fantasy Football - Assessing changes in perceptions and interpretations of the 2010 FIFA World Cup’s legacies for South Africa.
Shearman, Leah (DG)
2009 - conferred June 2010
The Legislator-Constituent relationship in Southern Africa: The extent to which electoral competitiveness, electoral systems and role orientation affect levels of constituency service conducted by legislators.
Stalnaker, Rachel (DG)
2008 - conferred June 2009 (thesis with distinction)
Examining HIV diffusion through cultural explanations: A cross sectional comparison of sub-Saharan Africa.
Vickerman, Rosemary (SACP)
2008 - conferred June 2009
Buthelezi’s emergence as a key national politician in Apartheid South Africa and his decline in status thus far, in the country’s democratic context.
Webb, Dominique (POL)
Politics Gone Viral: Social Media and Political Mobilization.
DG - Democratic Governance
POL - Politics
PS - Political Science
SACP - South African & Comparative Politics