Rorisang Lekalake

Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Sciences Research (CSSR)/Afrobarometer Assistant Project Manager for Southern Africa, University of Cape Town

Rorisang Lekalake is a research fellow at the Centre for Social Science Research at the University of Cape Town in support of her role as Afrobarometer assistant project manager for the Southern Africa region, based at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, South Africa. Her primary research interests are the usage of public opinion research in policy formulation and evaluation, particularly in the promotion of democratic governance and accountability in Africa.

She holds a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Research fellow, University of Cape Town
  • 2014–present
    Assistant project manager for Southern Africa, Afrobarometer

Education

  • 2012 
    University of Cape Town, Master of Arts in Political Science
  • 2009 
    University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French Studies