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 Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu
Director and Head of School
Qualifications: 
PhD Economics Gothenburg University, Sweden
Research Interests: 
Socio-economic impacts of policies
Public sector studies
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3342/3334
Room no: 3-116
 
 
Prof David J Fourie
Professor
Co-ordinator: MPA Programme
Qualifications:  
DPhil 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 Gerda Van Dijk
Professor
Qualifications: 
DPhil 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 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 Natasja Holtzhausen 
Associate Professor
Co-ordinator: Doctoral Degree Programmes
Qualifications: 
DLitt et Phil (PAD) University of South Africa
Research Interests: 
Public service ethics
Public organisations behaviour
Education in Pubilic Administration
Résumé 
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3474
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-113
 
 
Dr Michel M Tshiyoyo
Senior Lecturer
Co-ordinator: MPhil and MAdmin Programmes
Qualifications: 
PhD Univerity 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
Co-ordinator: Honours Degree Programme
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 Richard M Mthethwa
Senior Lecturer
Qualifications:  
DAdmin Public Administration:  University of Pretoria
Research Interests:
Public policy
Public sector ethics
Social security
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4141
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-110
 
 
Dr Mapula H Nkwana
Senior Lecturer
Qualifications:
DAdmin University of Pretoria, South Africa
Research Interests:
Public Policy
Food security
Public Administration education
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2051
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-112
 
 
Dr Onkgopotse S Madumo
Co-ordinator: Undergraduate programme
Senior Lecturer
Qualifications:
DAdmin University of Pretoria, South Africa
Research Interests:
Local government
Theory of public administration
Public policy
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 5736
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-127
 
Dr Adrino Mazenda
Lecturer
Qualifications:
PhD Economics University of Fort Hare, South Africa
Research Interests: 
Quantitative Research
Public Policy
Economic Development
Publications
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3691
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-126
 
Dr Tyanai Masiya
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
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
Post doctorate fellow
Qualifications:
Phd Public Management Sciences, Radboud University, Netherlands
Research Interests: 
Public policy and managment,
Service delivery
Co-production of public services
Résumé
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3490
E-mail: [email protected]
Room no: 3-109
 
Prof Sergio Fernandez
Extra Ordinary Professor
Qalifications:
PhD, Public Administration, University of Georgia
Research Interest: Employee empowerment, Representative bureaucracy, Organizational change, Leadership, Procurement and outsourcing
 
 
 
Prof Manfred Meine
Visiting Professor
Qalifications:
PhD, Public Administration,Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California
Research Interests: Ethics

 

 

 

 

Dr Jose Puppim De Oliveira
Visiting Professor
Qalifications:
PhD: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA 
Research Interest: Urban studies, planning, environmental policy, development  studies, business, society and public administration and management
 

Dr Babatunde Abidoye

Extra Ordinary Lecturer
Qalifications:
PhD Economics and Statistics, Iowa State University
Research Interest: Environmental Economics
Ms Thuli H Molelekeng
Departmental Administrator: Undergraduate and Honours
Qualifications: BAdmin Honours 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
Prof Chris Thornhill
Professor Emeritus
Qualifications: 
DPhil University of Pretoria, South Africa
Research Interests:
Intergovernmental Relations
Legal framework for public sector
Local government
Public service reform
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