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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 Shahid Vawda
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Anaesthesia

*Professor Justus Ludolph Christiaan Swanvelder
(Permanent)

Archaeology

Professor Shadreck Chirikure
(1 January 2019 to 31 December 2021)

Architecture, Planning & Geomatics, School of

Dr Philippa Tumubweinee
(10 May 2019 to 9 May 2020)

Astronomy

*Professor Patrick Woudt
(1 January 2015 to 31 December 2019)

Ballet School

Mr Gerard Samuel
(Permanent)

Biological Sciences

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

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

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

Computer Science

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

Professor James Gain
(1 August 2019 to 31 December 2019)

Construction, Economics and Management

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

Economics, School of

Professor Justine Burns
(1 January 2019 to 31 December 2021)

Education, School of

Associate Professor Catherine Kell
(1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019)

Electrical Engineering

*Professor Edward Boje
(1 January 2015 to 31 December 2019)

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

English Language and Literature

Associate 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 Herman Wasserman
(1 July 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Finance and Tax

Associate Professor Francois Toerien
(1 January 2018 to 31 December 2021)

Fine Art, Michaelis School of

Associate Professor Berni Searle
(1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019)

Dr Kurt Campbell
(1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019)

Geological Sciences

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

Graduate School of Business

*Associate Professor Kosheek Sewchurran
(Acting: 7 June 2018 until the post is filled)

Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice

*Professor Alan Hirsch
(Permanent)

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 2017 to 31 December 2019)

IIDMM

*Professor Valerie Mizrahi
(Permanent)

Information Systems

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

Information Technology, School of

*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

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

Languages and Literatures, School of

Associate Professor Roman Roth
(1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019)

Management Studies, School of

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

Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

*Professor Peter Dunsby
(1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019)

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)

Professor Ed Rybicki
(1 May 2019 to 30 September 2019)

Professor Jill Farrant
(1 October 2019 to 31 December 2021)

Music, South African College of

*Professor Rebekka Sandmeier
(1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019)

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

*Professor Lynnette Ann Denny
(Permanent)

Oceanography

Associate 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 Bernard Weiss
(1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021)

Physics

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

Political Studies

Associate Professor Thiven Reddy
(17 September 2018 to 31 August 2021)

Primary Health Care Directorate

Professor Steve Reid
(Permanent)

Private Law

Associate Professor Mohamed Paleker
(Acting: 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 Landon Myer
(1 July 2017 to 30 June 2022)

Public Law

*Professor Elrena van der Spuy
(1 July 2014 to 31 December 2019)

Radiation Medicine

*Professor Steve Beningfield
(1 October 2018 to 31 July 2019)

Religious Studies

Associate Professor Asonzeh Ukah
(1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019)

SATVI

Associate Professor Mark Hatherill

Social Development

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

Sociology

Associate Professor Elena Moore
(1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019)

Statistical Sciences

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

Surgery

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

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