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Associate professor, University of Johannesburg

Carin Runciman is an Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Social Change, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Glasgow. Her research specializes in working class mobilisation post-apartheid with a particular focus on community protest and precarious work.


  • 2018–present
    Associate professor, University of Johannesburg
  • 2016–2018
    Senior researcher, University of Johannesburg
  • 2013–2016
    Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Johannesburg


  • 2012 
    University of Glasgow , PhD Sociology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Senior Reseacher, Centre for Social Change
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation