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The Department of Political and Conflict Studies


Political and Conflict Studies
Prof Lyn Snodgrass
Prof Lyn Snodgrass
Position: Head of Department Political and Conflict Studies
Department: Political and Governmental Studies
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2624
Fax: 27 41 504 3879
Email: lyn.snodgrass@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD, MA Conflict Resolution, Hons Psychology, BA Psychology and Industrial Psychology.
Expertise: Conflict Resolution and Transformation Processes, Negotiation, Mediation and Facilitation, Conflict and Gender, Communication Skills for Conflict Management

Dr. Gavin Bradshaw
Dr. Gavin Bradshaw
Position: Senior Lecturer: Conflict Management
Phone: 041 504 2913 / 2376
Email: gavin.bradshaw@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA, BA (Hons), MA, PhD
Expertise: Conflict and Conflict Management and International Relations

Ms. Danielle Barnes
Ms. Danielle Barnes
Position: Lecturer: South Campus
Department: Political and Governmental Studies
Room: 0608
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 504 1192
Email: danielleleighanne.haupt@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M.Phil South African Politics and Political Economy
Expertise: South African politics and political economy, international relations, racial stereotypes
Responsibilities: Lecturer: South Campus

Thandolwethu
Mr Thandolwethu Nomarwayi
Position: Lecturer
Department: Political and Governmental Studies
Room: 0619MB
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0795026376
Email: tnomarwayi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA, BA Hons, BA degree
Expertise: Politics and conflict
Responsibilities: Teaching and research

Giovanni Poggi
Mr. Giovanni Poggi
Position: Lecturer / Researcher
Department: Political and Governmental Studies
Room: Building 1, Floor 6
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Email: giovanni.poggi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA International Studies; BA Hons Political Science; MA Political Science
Expertise: African politics; political philosophy and ideology; democratisation studies; comparative governance, constitutionalism and citizenship
Responsibilities: Lecturing at undergraduate & postgraduate levels; research and research supervision; undergraduate programme leader; event and seminar coordination; social media and website management

Ongama Mtimka
Mr Ongama Mtimka
Position: Next Generation Initiative Scholar (PhD Candidate and Lecturer)
Department: Political and Governmental Studies
Room: 1_0619
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0415042212
Fax: 0866553235
Email: ongama.mtimka2@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MPhil SA Politics and Political Economy
Expertise: Political Economy - Industrial Development, Local Government, Community Development & Entrepreneurship
Responsibilities: Lecturing

Admin Staff
Mrs . Nomandla  Nkayitshana
Mrs . Nomandla Nkayitshana
Position: Programme Administrator: Political & Conflict Studies (Post Graduate Programmes)
Department: Political and Governmental Studies
Room: 510
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 504 1378
Fax: 041 504 1008
Email: Nomandla.Nkayitshana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA degree (UDW)

Ms Marida Stenning
Ms Marida Stenning
Position: Secretary (temp)
Department: Political and Governmental Studies
Room: 0611
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4842
Email: marida.stenning@mandela.ac.za

Nntsenyana
Mrs Nonkululeko Ntsenyana
Position: Acting PA: DVC R&E
Department: Political and Governmental Studies
Room: 1705
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 504 2017
Fax: 041 504 9268
Email: nonkululeko.ntsenyana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: ND Office Management & Technology
Responsibilities: Office Administration