* Past & present post-grad supervision

Byrne, Sian, “‘Building Tomorrow Today’: A Re-examination of the Controversial ‘Workerist’ Tendency Associated with the Federation of South African Trade Unions (FOSATU) in South Africa 1979-1985” (MA, Industrial Sociology, Wits).

Byrne, Sian, “Autonomy, Self-management and New Prefigurative Politics in the Rebel Unions of South Africa and Poland: Recovering FOSATU “workerism” and Solidarność samorząd” (PhD, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes, co-supervised with R. Chwedoruk, ongoing).

Scott Flatau, “Trade Union Perceptions of ESKOM in Light of Recent Crises: A Case Study of the National Union of Metal Workers South Africa (NUMSA) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) (Honours research dissertation, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Goqoza, Noluyolo, “Challenges of Post-Apartheid State Owned Company Pension Fund Reform: A Case Study of the Controversy around the Transnet-Transport Pension Fund” (MA, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Gbahabo, Terfa Percy, “Desertification and Rural Livelihood: The Case of Gursulu Village, Yobe State, Nigeria” (MA, Development Studies, co-supervised with P. Germond).

Gongqa, Nombulelo, “South African Trade Union Responses to Xenophobia in the Workplaces: The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA)” (MA, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Heald-Oka, Arisa, “University Transformation from the Perspective of Organised Labour: Was 2017 Industrial Action at Rhodes University an Outcome of Neoliberalism?,” (Honours research dissertation, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Kabali-Kagwa, Faye, “Crossing Borders: An Exploration of Race, Class and South African Students’ Perception of African Students at Rhodes University” (Honours research dissertation, Sociology, Rhodes).

Kautzky, Keegan, “An Examination of the Resources and Relationships Available to Impoverished Rural Households to Adapt and Cope in Response to HIV/Aids: A Survey of Villages in the Sekhukhuneland Region of South Africa’s Limpopo Province” (MA, Development Studies, Wits, co-supervised with L. Gilbert).

Kepadisa, Moemedi, “The Impact of Post-1994 Trade and Industrial Policies on the Working Class: A Case Study of Iscor (now Arcelor Mittal-South Africa) from 1996 to 2012” (Master of Management: Public Policy, Wits).

Mahote, Tulisa, “Evaluating Support Service Co-operation in the Netcare Settlers Public Private Partnership (PPP), Grahamstown, South Africa” (MA, Social Sciences, Rhodes).

Maisiri, Leroy, “Coping Strategies in Conditions of Economic Meltdown: Textile Firms in Contemporary Bulawayo, Zimbabwe” (Honours research dissertation, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Maisiri, Leroy, “The New ‘Workers Party’ Debate on the South African Independent Left, 2012-2014” (MA, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Maisiri, Leroy, “Recovering Alternative Emancipatory Trajectories in South Africa: The Independent Left and the 1980s ‘People’s Power’ Movement” (PhD, Industrial and Economic Sociology, ongoing).

Maselwa, Avuyile, “My Friend, the Stranger: Somali Spaza Shop Operators in the Villages around Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape, South Africa” (MA, Sociology, Rhodes).

Mathekga, Jerry Mmanoko, “Organising the Changing Municipal Workforce: A Case Study of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Cape Town Metro, 2000-2015” (PhD, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes, co-supervised with N. Ulrich, ongoing)

McGregor, Warren, “The Class Compromised? SATAWU and Organised Labour’s ‘the Reconstruction of Spoornet’ Initiative” (MA, Industrial Sociology, Wits).

Mosesi, Poloko, “The Impact of Micro-lending on Welfare-Dependent Black Women: A Case Study from the Free State, South Africa” (Honours research dissertation, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Mosesi, Poloko, “‘Smart Economics,’ ‘Women-Centred Development’ and Neo-Liberal Narratives: A Case Study of the ATHENA programme, Rand Merchant Bank” (MA, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes, co-supervised with D. Fryer).

Moussouris, Mandy, “Love, Liberty and Learning: The Problem with Skills in Revolution – An Anarchist Perspective on Trade Union Education in COSATU” (Honours research dissertation, Industrial Sociology, Wits).

Mulondo, Matodzi Michelle, “Understanding the Use of Fully Subsidised Houses as a Place of Business by the Urban Poor: Poverty Repackaged or Avenue to Escape Poverty? The Case of Lotus Gardens, Pretoria West, Gauteng” (MA, Development Studies, Wits).

Musi, Mojalefa, “Evaluating IMATU and SAMWU Policy Responses to Igoli 2002” (MA, Labour Policy and Globalisation, Wits).

Mussa, Khadija, “Views from the Inside: An Appraisal of the Effectiveness of International NGOs as Agents of Development through a Case Study of Concern Universal’s Local Development Support Programme in Dedza District, Malawi” (MA, Social Science, Rhodes).

Mutyavaviri, Tariro, “Implications of Mining for Local Community Members in Marange, Zimbabwe” (Honours research dissertation, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Nathan, Oliver, “What is the Relationship between State Sponsored Worker Co-operatives, Local Markets and the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality?” (MA, Industrial Sociology, Wits).

Ndemka, Sibulela “Experiences of Xenophobia in South Africa: A Case Study of the 2015 Attacks in Grahamstown” (Honours research dissertation, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Ndlozi, Mbuyiseni, “Trade Unionism in South Africa: A Critical Assessment of Trade Union Strategy – The Case of the CWIU, 1987-1999” (MA, Industrial Sociology, Wits).

Ngoma, Amuzweni, “Exploring the Role of Charismatic Neo-Pentecostalism in the Social Life of the Black Middle Class in Contemporary South Africa” (PhD, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes, co-supervised with R. Southall, ongoing)

Nthinya, Neo, “The Role of the Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) in the Merger of the City of Tshwane and the Metsweding Municipalities (2010-2011)” (MA, Labour and Development, Wits).

Sefalafala, Thabang, “Union Splits on the Mines: A Case Study of ‘Legal Voice’ at Driefontein East Gold Mine, Carletonville, Gauteng” (Honours research dissertation, Industrial Sociology, Wits).

Shangase, Mabutho, “Examining the Effectiveness of BEE Implementation: A Case Study of ESKOM Restructuring, 1995-2005” (MA, Development Studies, Wits).

Sibuyi, Nkosana, “The Effects of Competing Policy Imperatives in Post-Apartheid South Africa: An analysis of the effects of ESKOM restructuring on the South African Automotive Industry, 2005-2014” (PhD, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes, ongoing).

Theledi, Nkosinathi Louis, “Joe Slovo, 1926-1995: A Political Biography of a South African Marxist” (PhD, History, Rhodes, co-supervised withn N. Ulrich, ongoing).

Nadjeschda Wollnick, “COSATU’s Economic and Social Policy Influences: Marxist or Keynesian?” (Honours research dissertation, Industrial and Economic Sociology, Rhodes).

Xaba, Brilliant, “An Investigation into the Effectiveness of the Child Support Grant (CSG) in Alleviating Poverty in Poor Grahamstown Communities” (Honours research dissertation, Development Studies, Rhodes).

Xaba, Brilliant, “The Developmental Impact of Non-contributory Social Grants in South Africa: A Study of Ezibeleni, Queenstown” (MA in Development Studies, Rhodes).

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