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Heads of academic departments

Academic Development Programme

Associate Professor Ermien van Pletzen
(Permanent)

Accounting, College of

Associate Professor Goolam Modack
(1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021)

African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics, School of

*Professor Mehmood Shahid Vawda
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Anaesthesia

*Professor Justus Ludolph Christiaan Swanvelder
(Permanent)

Archaeology

Emeritus Associate Professor Simon Hall
(1 September 2019 to 31 July 2022)

Architecture, Planning & Geomatics

Dr Nyakato Phillipa Tumubweinee
(10 May 2019 to 9 May 2020)

Astronomy

*Professor Patrick Woudt
(1 January 2020 to 31 December 2022)

Biological Sciences

*Professor Abraham Muthama Muasya
(1 January 2016 to 31 December 2020)

Centre for Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies

*Professor Mark Fleishmann
(until 30 June 2020)
Dr Sarah Matchett
(01 July 2020 to 30 June 2023)

Chemical Engineering

Professor Aubrey Mainza
(1 January 2019 to 31 December 2023)

Chemistry

*Professor Timothy Egan
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2022)

Civil Engineering

*Professor Pilate Moyo
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2022)

Commercial Law

*Associate Professor Debbie Collier
(1 February 2019 to 31 December 2021)

Computer Science

*Professor Hussein Suleman
(1 January 2016 to 31 December 2020)

Construction, Economics and Management

Associate Professor Kathleen Michell
(1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021)

Economics

*Professor Justine Burns
(1 January 2019 to 31 July 2021)

Education

Associate Professor Catherine Kell
(1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020)

Electrical Engineering

Associate Professor Frederick Nicolls
(1 January 2020 to 31 December 2022)

English Language and Literature

*Professor Sandra Young
(1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020)

Environmental and Geographical Science

Associate Professor Merle Sowman
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Film and Media Studies

*Professor Hermanus Wasserman
(1 July 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Finance and Tax

Associate Professor Francois Toerien
(1 January 2019 to 31 December 2021)

Fine Art

Vacant

Geological Sciences

*Professor Christopher Harris
(1 January 2017 to 31 December 2020)

Graduate School of Business

*Emeritus Professor Hugh Corder
(15 January 2020 to 14 September 2020)

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

*Associate Professor Lebogang Ramma
(1 April 2017 to 31 March 2020)

Health Sciences Education

*Professor Francois Cilliers
(1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021)

Historical Studies

Dr Bodhisattva Kar
(1 January 2019 to 31 December 2021)

Human Biology

*Professor Malcolm Collins
(1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020)

Information Systems

*Professor Irwin Brown
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Information Technology

*Professor Ulrike Rivett
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Integrative Biomedical Sciences

*Professor Edward David Sturrock
(1 June 2018 to 31 May 2021)

Knowledge and Information Stewardship

*Professor Jayarani Raju
(1 January 2019 to 31 December 2022)

Languages and Literature

Associate Professor Roman Roth
(1 January 2020 to 31 December 2022)

Management Studies

Associate Professor Suki Goodman
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2022)

Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Associate Professor Haris Charalampos Skokos
(1 January 2020 to 30 June 2020)

Mechanical Engineering

*Professor Genevieve Langdon
(1 January 2013 to 31 December 2022)

Medicine

*Professor Ntobeko Ntusi
(Permanent)

Molecular and Cell Biology

Professor Janet Hapgood
(1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021)

Music, South African College of

*Professor Rebekka Sandmeier
(1 January 2020 to 31 December 2022)

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

*Professor Lynnette Ann Denny
(Permanent)

Oceanography

*Professor Isabelle Ansorge
(1 January 2016 to 31 December 2020)

Paediatrics and Child Health

 

*Professor Andrew Argent
(1 November 2017 to 31 October 2020)

Pathology

Professor Rajkumar Ramesar
(1 July 2017 to 30 June 2022)

Philosophy

*Professor Bernhard Weiss
(1 October 2018 to 30 September 2021)

Physics

*Professor Andy Buffler
(1 July 2012 to 30 December 2021)

Political Studies

Associate Professor Thiven Reddy
(17 September 2018 to 16 September 2021)

Private Law

*Professor Mohamed Paleker
(1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021)

Psychiatry and Mental Health

*Professor Dan Joseph Stein
(Permanent)

Psychology

Associate Professor Kevin Thomas
(1 January 2019 to 31 December 2021)

Public Health and Family Medicine

*Professor Benjamin Myer
(1 July 2017 to 30 June 2022)

Public Law

*Professor Pierre De Vos
(1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021)

Radiation Medicine

*Professor Jeannette Parkes
(1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020)

Religious Studies

*Professor Franklin-Kennedy Asonzeh Ukah
(1 July 2019 to 30 June 2022)

Social Development

Associate Professor Ndangwa Noyoo
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Sociology

Vacant

Statistical Sciences

Associate Professor Francesca Little
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2022)

Surgery

*Professor Anthony Graham Fieggen
(1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021)

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