STUDENTS & INTERNS

Current doctoral students

  • Sunet Jordaan (supervised by Carina van Rooyen and Ruth Stewart), PhD Development Studies, University of Johannesburg. How mentorship programmes increase the use of evidence in decision-making in South African government: ongoing.
  • Sophia Marks (supervised by Ruth Stewart), PhD Sociology, Institute of Education, Department for Social Sciences, University College London. ‘A raw experience’ – biographical disruption in a group of women living with HIV/AIDS in Jos, Nigeria: An interpretative phenomenological analysis: ongoing.
  • Suvania Naidoo (supervised by Carina van Rooyen), PhD Development Studies, University of Johannesburg. Social constructions of water quality in the Blesbokspruit in the context of acid mine drainage and its treatment: ongoing.
  • Karen Nortje (supervised by Carina van Rooyen), PhD Anthropology, University of Johannesburg. The social construction of natural resource scarcity – a qualitative study of three case examples from Venda: under examination.
  • Sebeka Plaatjiie (supervised by Carina van Rooyen), PhD Development Studies, University of Johannesburg. Contestations about the meaning of local economic development: a case of the Aerotropolis Project in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality: under examination.
  • Takatso Semenya (supervised by Laurenz Langer), PhD Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University. Knowledge translation in the obesity research sector in South Africa: ongoing.
  • Luvuyo Zigana (supervised by Laurenz Langer and Carina van Rooyen), PhD Development Studies, University of Johannesburg. A mixed methods systematic review of successful interventions for integrated water resources management: ongoing.
  • Metoh Azunui (supervised by Laurenz Langer and Carina van Rooyen), Political Ecology and Sustainable Development, University of Johannesburg.

Current masters students

  • Aziza Modise ( co-supervised by Carina van Rooyen), MA Anthropology, University of Johannesburg. Ke ngwana wa Mbeki: Rumours on the link between teenage pregnancy and the Child Support Grant: under examination.
  • Whitney Noble ( supervised by Carina van Rooyen), MA Anthropology, University of Johannesburg. The entangled lives of humans and mosquitoes at the University of Johannesburg – an environmental anthropological perspective: under examination.
  • Paseka Pharumele (supervised by Carina van Rooyen), MA Anthropology, University of Johannesburg. A kae Meetse? A social anthropological study of local knowledges on changing climate and water in Leeuwfontein, Sekhukhune District: under examination.
  • Charne Smith ( supervised by Carina van Rooyen), MA Anthropology, University of Johannesburg. The gendered experiences of women professional hunters in South Africa: ongoing.
  • Nina Noyahi (co-supervised by Carina van Rooyen), MA Development Studies, University of Johannesburg., Refugeeship as adaptation to a changing environment: ongoing.

Interns

2019

  • Kartik Sharma McMaster University, Canada
  • Peter Belesiotis McMaster University, Canada
  • Natalie Tchakerian McMaster University, Canada

2018

  • Stephen Chen McMaster University, Canada
  • Kathy Huang McMaster University, Canada
  • Peter Youssef McMaster University, Canada

2017

  • Malcolm Hartman McMaster University, Canada

2016

  • Matthew Hughsam McMaster University, Canada