Speakers tagged: political science

Adam Habib

Adam Habib is a Professor of political science, and current Vice-Chancellor at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Adam Habib received his MA in Philosophy at City University of New York which he soon followed with a doctoral degree at the same university.

Bernie Fanaroff

Bernie Fanaroff is presently the Project Director of South Africa's Square Kilometre Array bid and the construction of the Karoo Array Telescope. Following his studies in physics at the University of the Witwatersrand , Bernie pursued a PhD at Cambridge University in radio astronomy. He taught at the University of the Witwatersrand and then worked as a union organiser for nineteen years. He has been the Deputy Director General in the Office of President NR Mandela and the Head of the Office for the Reconstruction and Development Programme, the Deputy Director General of the Department of Safety and Security, the chair of the Integrated Justice System Board and the chair of the Steering Committee for Border Control.

Loyiso Nongxa

Professor Loyiso Nongxa is the former Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg,  South Africa. The University Council installed Nongxa as the first Black Vice-Chancellor of Wits on 19 May 2003. Besides his positions at universities, Nongxa has also served as a member of the Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, the SAUVCA Research Committee and various National Research Foundation of South Africa committees. He is currently the Chairperson of National Research Foundation of South Africa. He is a qualified mathematician.