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Post Doctoral Fellow (Development Economist), Human Economy Programme, University of Pretoria

I'm a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Pretoria’s Human Economy Programme, and a member of the Advisory Board, the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship. I hold a Ph.D from the University of KwaZulu Natal South Africa. PhD thesis (completed in 2016) focused on new perspectives on wealth distribution among black South Africans. I also hold a Masters in Development studies from the University Of KwaZulu Natal South Africa.
At the University of Pretoria where I’m currently based, I continue to undertake academic research and publications. I lecture development studies module in the honours programme, at the Anthropology department (University of Pretoria). I am also an external examiner and co-supervisor at the University of KwaZulu Natal’s Graduate School of Business and the Graduate School of Government Leadership, University of the Northwest. I have been a guest lecturer (Masters) on Regional and Local Economic Development, the Graduate School of Business and Leadership, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. I am a regular Radio commentator on current affairs, and a regular analysis contributor to print media.


  • –present
    Post Doctoral Fellow (Development Economist) focusing on Regional and Local Economic Development and Middle classes, University of Pretoria


  • 2016 
    University of KwaZulu Natal, PhD (Wealth Distribution)