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Associate Professor in the Psychology Department, Stellenbosch University

Dr Jason Bantjes is a psychologist with a masters degree in Counselling Psychology and a masters degree in Research Psychology. His Ph D was an ethnographic enquiry into disruptive behaviour in schools. Jason is currently an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Stellenbosch University. His research interests include suicide and self-harm, as well as issues of gender, sport, and disability.


  • 2019–present
    Associate Professor , Stellenbosch University


  • 2011 
    UNISA, D Lit et Phil (Psychology)
  • 2005 
    Rhodes University, MA (Counselling Psychology)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    SAMRC Grant
    South African Medical Research Council Mid Career Scientist Programme Grant
    Funding Source:
  • 2018
    Senior Lecturer in the Psychology Department
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation