STUDENTS & INTERNS

Current doctoral students

  • Sunet Jordaan, supervised by Carina van Rooyen and Ruth Stewart, PhD Development Studies, UJ, How mentorship programmes increase the use of evidence in decision-making in SA 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, UJ, 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, UJ, The social construction of natural resource scarcity – A qualitative study of three case examples from Venda, ongoing.
  • SebekaPlaatjiie, supervised by Carina van Rooyen, PhD Development Studies, UJ,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, UJ, A mixed methods systematic review of successful interventions for integrated water resources management, ongoing.

Current Masters students

  • Aziza Modise, co-supervised by Carina van Rooyen, MA Anthropology, UJ, 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, UJ, The entangled lives of humans and mosquitoes at UJ – An environmental anthropological perspective, under examination.
  • Paseka Pharumele, supervised by Carina van Rooyen, MA Anthropology, UJ, 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, UJ, The gendered experiences of women professional hunters in South Africa, ongoing.
  • Nina Noyahi, co-supervised by Carina van Rooyen, MA Development Studies, UJ, 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