Bridget Horner

Degrees Held Arch, B.BdgA, MSc. Research Interests The power of the subaltern, the potential of urban activation to raise awareness of community issues and the translation of meaning, memory and  future representations  through visual methods such as photography Teaching Interests Architectural theory, urban design, and physical construction (i.e. design and build) as a teaching tool.

Hangwelani Hope Magidimisha-Chipungu (Dr)

Degrees Held PhD in Town and Regional Planning Selected Publications Journal Articles Books Chapters in Books Technical Reports Journal Articles  Hardman, Michael, Chipungu, Lovemore, Magidimisha, Hangwelani, Larkham, Peter, Scott, Alister and Armitage, Richard (2017) Guerrilla gardening and green activism: Rethinking the informal urban growing movement. Landscape and Urban Planning. ISSN 0169-2046 Chipungu, L. Magidimisha, H.H. Hardman, M. and Beesley, L. (2015). ‘The importance of

Lawrence Ogunsanya

Bio Mr Lawrence Babatunde Ogunsanya is currently the academic leader and lecturer in the department of Architecture in the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is also a qualified professional Architect, registered with the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP). He holds two Bachelor’s degrees (Honours and Advanced) in Architecture and a Master’s degree in

Yashaen Luckan

Degrees Held PhD: Architecture Master of Architecture Bachelor of Technology: Architecture  Research Interests Humanistic Urbanism Spatial Humanities Transformative Pedagogy Teaching Interests Theory Design Research Law Teaching Expertise Research-led Design: The development of Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks in research and towards place-responsive design. Ethical Professional Practice Humanistic Urbanism / Social Ethics in Design Selected Publications Journal

Ernest Nene Khalema

Nene Ernest Khalema

Bio Professor Ernest Nene Khalema (PhD) is the Dean and Head of School of of Built Environment & Development Studies (SoBEDS). Before joining UKZN he was a Senior Research Specialist and then promoted to Chief Research Scientist at the Human Sciences Research Council (2011-2015). Professor Khalema’ academic career began in Canada where he was an

Dianne Scott

Professor Dianne Scott Position Honorary Professors and Research Fellows Discipline Phone 031 260 2116 Email scottd@ukzn.ac.za Campus Howard College Office Address A722 7th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building Bio Dianne Scott is a social scientist with a research interest in the field of environmental and climate change governance, environmental politics and sustainable urban development, with a

Narendran Kumarakulasingam

Narendran Kumarakulasingam Position Honorary Research Fellow Discipline Phone Email n3kumara@uwaterloo.ca Campus Office Address Biography Narendran Kumarakulasingam is Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the School of International Service at American University, Washington, DC. His research interests lie in the areas of

Oliver Mtapuri

Bio Professor Oliver Mtapuri facilitates Poverty and Inequality, Development Management and Political Economy of the Welfare State in the School. He has a PhD in Development studies (UKZN) and an MBA degree from the University of Zimbabwe. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Zimbabwe. Before joining the academe,

Kathleen Diga

Ms Kathleen Diga Position Research Project Manager/Lecturer Discipline Development Studies Phone 031 260 1191 Email digak@ukzn.ac.za Campus Howard College Office Address 805 8th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building Bio Kathleen Diga is the Research Project Manager South African Research Chair in Applied Poverty Assessment at the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Edmore Ntini

Edmore Ntini Position Lecturer Discipline Community Development Phone 031 260 2289 Email Ntinie@ukzn.ac.za Campus Howard College Office Address C724 Shepstone Building Level 7 Degrees Held BA Grad. CE. Hons BED MA (Development Studies) Research Interests Civil Society Institutions and Development Gender Issues Community development Informal sector Local economic development Teaching Interests Civic education Community Development