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Professor of Philosophy of Education, Stellenbosch University

Nuraan Davids is Professor of Philosophy of Education in the Faculty of Education at Stellenbosch University. Her research interests include democratic citizenship education; Islamic philosophy of education; and philosophy of higher education. She is a Co-Editor of the Routledge series, World Issues in the Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education. She is a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Education in Muslim Societies, Associate Editor of the South African Journal of Higher Education, and an Editorial Board Member of Ethics and Education. Most recent books: Academic Activism in higher education: A living philosophy for social justice. (Singapore: Springer; with Y. Waghid): Teaching, friendship and humanity. (Singapore: Springer, 2020; with Y. Waghid);


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Philosophy of Education, Stellenbosch University


  • 2012 
    Stellenbosch University, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Senior Lecturer in Philosophy of Education
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation
  • Cape Town, South Africa
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