Staff

Academic citizenship is fostered among all SPMA’s staff members, ensuring excellent mentoring and encouragement for junior researchers, as well as extensive engagement and commitment to the civic community that is served by the SPMA. Its graduates are in demand in the public institutions in all three spheres of government, and postgraduate students are fortunate to have supervisors and course presenters who are leading experts in their respective fields.

Prof Gerda Van Dijk
Director and Head of School
Qualifications: 
D Phil, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Research Interests: 
Leadership development
Gender
Teaching Public Administration
Résumé
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3403
E-mail: [email protected] 
Room no: 3-124
Prof David J Fourie
Professor
Qualifications:  
D Phil (Public Administration) University of Pretoria, South Africa
Research Interests: 
Financial administration
Administrative management systems in government
Modern management techniques
Organisational management systems
Résumé
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3472
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-123
Prof Natasja Holtzhausen 
Professor
Qualifications: 
DLitt et Phil (PAD), University of South Africa
Research Interests: 
Public sector ethics
Organisational studies
Education in Administration
Résumé
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3474
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-113
Prof Lianne P Malan
Associate Professor
Qualifications:
DAdmin, University of Pretoria, South Africa 
Research Interests: 
Intergovernmental relations
Organisational studies
Public policy
Teaching and learning in Public Administration
Résumé 
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2063
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-130
Prof  Michel M Tshiyoyo
Associate Professor
Qualifications: 
PhD (Public Affairs), University of Pretoria, South Africa
Research Interests:
Leadership and Governance
Management Techniques
Organisational Studies
Public Financial Management
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3475
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-122
 
 
Dr Norman T Nhede
Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: 
DAdmin, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Research Interests:
Public policy
Social security
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4140
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-128
 
Dr Adrino Mazenda
Senior Lecturer
Qualifications:
PhD (Economics), University of Fort Hare, South Africa
Research Interests: 
Quantitative Research
Public Policy
Economic Development
Food security & livelihoods 
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3691
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-126
 
Dr Tyanai Masiya
Senior Lecturer
Qualifications:
PhD (Public Administration), University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Research Interests:
Citizenship and Democracy
Service Delivery
Local Government Management
Tel: +27  (0) 12 420 2138
Room no: 3-124
Dr Stellah Lubinga
Lecturer
Qualifications:
Research Interests:
Citizen’s participation
Governance
Human Resource
Service Delivery
Tel: +27 (0) 12 420 4141
Room no: 3 -110
Ms Brenda Vivian
Lecturer
Qualifications:
MA (Applied Linguistics), University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Research Interests: 
Academic literacy 
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 6862
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-129
 
Dr Mary Mangai
Lecturer
Qualifications:
Phd (Public Management Sciences), Radboud University, Netherlands
Research Interests: 
Public policy and problem solving
Research Methodology
Governance and co-production of service delivery
Résumé
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3490
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-109
 
Prof Sergio Fernandez
Extra Ordinary Professor
Qualifications:
PhD (Public Administration), University of Georgia, USA
Research Interest:
Employee empowerment
Representative bureaucracy
Organizational change
Leadership
Procurement and outsourcing
Prof Martijn van der Steen
Extra Ordinary Professor
Qualifications:
PhD (Public Administration), University of Tilburg, The Netherlands
Research Interest:
Public sector strategy
Network governance
Collaborative governance
 
Prof Catherine Althaus
Extra Ordinary  Professor
Qualifications:
PhD (Policy Design) Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Research Interest:
Policy and public administration
Public sector
Indigenous leadership

 

Prof. Dr. Michiel S de Vries
Extra Ordinary Professor
Qualifications: PhD (Law) Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Research Interests:
Public policy
Comparative public administration
Local government
Prof Chris Thornhill
Professor Emeritus
Qualifications: 
 Pretoria, South Africa
Research Interests:
Intergovernmental Relations
Legal framework for public sector
Local government
Public service reform
 
 
 
Prof Manfred Meine
Visiting Professor
Qualifications:
PhD (Public Administration),Golden Gate University, San Francisco, USA
Research Interests: Ethics

 

Dr Jose Puppim De Oliveira
Visiting Professor
Qualifications:
PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA 
Research Interest: Urban studies, planning, environmental policy, development  studies, business, society and public administration and management
 
Ms Thuli H Molelekeng
Departmental Administrator: Undergraduate and Honours
Qualifications:
MPhil (Human Rights) , University of Pretoria, South Africa
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4143
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-111
 
Ms C Galante
Departmental Administrator
Qualifications:
BAdmin, University of Pretoria
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3342
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-116
 
Ms Odile Steyn
Departmental Adminstrator: Postgraduate  
Tel: +27 (0) 420 4198
Room no: 3-121
   
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