Prof
Werner Nell
Job Title: 
Associate Professor, Sociology
Telephone: 
+27 16 910 3427
Physical Address: 
Building 7, Office 116
Campus: 
Vanderbijlpark
Qualifications: 

PhD

Expertise: 
Psycho-social wellbeing and religion/spirituality, Community psycho-social well-being

Werner started his academic career as a student assistant in the Sociology department in 1996, and is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Behavioural Sciences at the North-West University. Werner obtained his PhD in Sociology in 2005 at the NWU, and completed a Master’s degree in Positive Psychology at the same institution in 2014. Werner’s main research field is the study of psycho-social well-being, especially in relation to religion and spirituality, as well as the natural environment.