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Associate Professor, Stellenbosch University

BA Hons (University of Stellenbosch); MA (University of Stellenbosch); PhD (University of Pretoria)

Teaching specialisation:
Southern African politics; South African politics; comparative politics and democracy.

Research interests:
One party dominant systems in developing countries; South African politics.

Current research projects:
Investigating the relationship between religion (Christianity) and democratic development; Comparative study of dominant party systems in Southern Africa; political dynamics in South Africa's democracy; and the political culture of the 'born-frees' at Stellenbosch University.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Political Science, Stellenbosch University

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Senior Lecturer in Political Science
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation