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Heads of academic departments

Academic Development Programme

Associate Professor Ermien van Pletzen
(Permanent)

Accounting, College of

Associate Professor Jacqueline Kew
(27 July 2020 to 25 July 2022)

African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics, School of

To be confirmed

Anaesthesia

*Professor Justus Ludolph Christiaan Swanvelder
(Permanent)

Archaeology

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

Architecture, Planning & Geomatics

Dr Phillipa Tumubweinee
(10 May 2020 to 31 December 2022)

Astronomy

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

Biological Sciences

*Associate Professor Tony Verboom
(1 January 2021 to 31 December 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 2021 to 31 December 2025)

Construction, Economics and Management

To be confirmed

Economics

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

Education

Professor Azeem Badroodien
(1 January 2021 to 31 December 2023)

Electrical Engineering

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

English Language and Literature

*Associate Professor Barbara-Anne Boswell
(1 July 2020 to 30 June 2023)

Environmental and Geographical Science

Associate Professor Merle Sowman
(1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021)

Film and Media Studies

To be confirmed

Finance and Tax

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

Fine Art

Associate Professor Kurt Campbell
(1 January 2021 to 31 December 2023)

Geological Sciences

*Associate Professor Phil Janney
(1 January 2021 to 31 December 2025)

Graduate School of Business

*Dr Catherine Duggan
(With effect from 1 September 2020)

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

*Associate Professor Lebogang Ramma
(1 April 2017 to 31 March 2022)

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 Sharon Prince
(1 April 2020 to 31 March 2025)

Information Systems

*Professor Irwin Brown
(1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021)

Information Technology

To be confirmed

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

Dr David Erwin
(1 July 2020 to 31 December 2020)

Mechanical Engineering

*Professor Brandon Collier-Reed
(1 March 2020 to 28 February 2025)

Medicine

*Professor Ntobeko Ntusi
(Permanent)

Molecular and Cell Biology

Professor Edward Rybicki
(1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021)

Music, South African College of

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

Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance

*Professor Faizil Ismail
(Permanent)

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

*Professor Lynnette Ann Denny
(Permanent)

Oceanography

*Professor Isabelle Ansorge
(1 January 2021 to 31 December 2023

Paediatrics and Child Health

 

To be confirmed

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 Anton Fagan
(7 July 2020 to 30 December 2023)

*Professor Tjakie Naude
(1 August 2020 to 31 July 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

Professor Catherine Ward
(1 July 2020 to 31 December 2021)

Sociology

Associate Professor Elena Moore and Associate Professor Amrita Pande
(1 January 2020 to 30 June 2021)

Statistical Sciences

Associate Professor Freedom Gumedze
(1 January 2021 to 31 December 2025)

Surgery

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

Centre for Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies

Mrs Sarah Matchett
(01 July 2020 to 30 June 2023)

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