Research fellow, IIE MSA (Johannesburg), Monash University

Charles Villet taught philosophy and ethics at various universities in Johannesburg from 2002 to 2018. He holds a PhD from Monash University, which looks at whiteness and the struggle for recognition in post-Apartheid South Africa. His current research falls within the fields of postcolonial, whiteness and heterotopian studies with a focus on the politics of recognition. He is now an independent researcher based in Germany.


  • 2018–2019
    Adjunct Lecturer, Monash South Africa / IIE MSA
  • 2010–2018
    Philosophy Lecturer, Monash South Africa


  • 2018 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 2006 
    University of Johannesburg, MA