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Mzingaye Brilliant Xaba

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - SARChI Research Chair in the Sociology of Land, Environment and Sustainable Development Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Stellenbosch University., Rhodes University

I am currently a postdoctoral researcher with a strong focus on sustainable development, political ecology, environmental justice, as well as the impact of the extractive industry in the Karoo.

I completed my PhD in the Sociology department at Rhodes University focusing on land reform in South Africa.
I have an MA and an Honours degree in Sociology from Rhodes University.

I did my undergraduate studies in Sociology and Development Studies at Fort Hare University


  • –present
    PhD candidate in Sociology, Rhodes University


  • 2015 
    Rhodes University, Masters in Sociology