Professor Antoinette Lombard

Antoinette Lombard is professor in Social Work and head of the Department of Social Work and Criminology at the University of Pretoria. She holds a C1 rating from the South African National Research Foundation (NRF). Her research interests include developmental social work; social and economic development, and environmental/green social work. She has more than 60 publications which includes journal articles, book chapters and a book. Twelve doctoral and 49 masters’ students graduated under her supervision. In 2013, she received the James Billups International Consortium for Social Development (ICSD) Leadership Award in Social Development. She is the International Association for Schools of Social Work’s (IASSW) chair of the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development. She is also the Africa coordinator of the Global Agenda and represents Africa on the ICSD board. She received the 2015 National award from the Minister of Science and Technology as the second runner up of the Distinguished Women in Science Award (WISA) in the category Humanities and Social Sciences. 

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