Distinguished Professor of Philosophy of Education, Stellenbosch University

Yusef Waghid is a distinguished professor of philosophy of education at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. His most recent books include: African philosophy of education reconsidered: On being human (London: Routledge, 2014); Pedagogy our of bounds: Untamed variations of democratic education (Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2014); (with Faiq Waghid & Zayd Waghid) Educational technology and pedagogic encounters: Democratic education in potentiality (Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2016); (with Nuraan Davids) Ethical dimensions of Muslim education (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016); (with Nuraan Davids) Educational leadership in becoming: On the potential of leadership in action (London & New York: Routledge, 2016); (with Nuraan Davids, 2017). Tolerance and Dissent within Education: Towards Debate and Understanding (London: Palgrave-MacMillan); (with Nuraan Davids, 2017) Philosophy of Education as Action: Implications for Teacher Education (Lanham, MD (US): Rowman & Littlefield – Lexington Series); (with Nuraan Davids, 2017). Education, Assessment and the Desire for Dissonance (New York: Peter Lang); and (with Nuraan Davids, 2017); (with Nuraan Davids, 2017) 1. African democratic citizenship education revisited (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, Under consideration); and with Ian Davies, and others, 2017) Global Citizenship and Education (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan).



  • –present
    Distinguished Professor of Philosophy of Education, Stellenbosch University

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Distinguished Professor of Philosophy of Education
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation