Office of the Directorate

Director

  Prof Kedibone Phago

  Director
  +27 18 299 1627
  kedibone.phago@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Room 143, Potchefstroom
 DAdmin
  Public Administration

  Ms Zanelle Biewenga

  Senior Administrative Assistant
  +27 18 299 1626
  25986635@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Room 131, Potchefstroom

  Ms Chantele Bloem

  Senior Administrative Assistant: MML: Programme Coordinator
  +27 18 285 2583
  Chantele.bloem@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Room 138, , Potchefstroom

  Ms Theresa Bowen

  Senior Administrative Officer: PGDIP: Programme Coordinator
  +27 18 285 2580
  Theresa.bowen@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Room 135, Potchefstroom

  Ms Sune Victor

  Administrative Assistant
  +27 18 285 2214
  ruiterrobyn@gmail.com
  Building F13, Room 137, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom

Deputy Director (MC)

  Prof Victor Ojakorotu

  Deputy Director, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 18 389 2259
  victor.ojakorotu@nwu.ac.za
  Building A2, Room G135, Mahikeng
 BSc (Hons) International Relations - (Ife) (1995), MSc International Relations - (Ife) (1998), PhD International Relations (WITS) (2007)
  African Politics, Nigeria, Conflict and Peace, Environmental Politics and Security

  Ms Mamokete Mokoko

  Senior Administrative Assistant to Prof Victor Ojakorotu
  +27 18 389 2903
  20560702@nwu.ac.za

Deputy Director (VC)

  Prof MuhIya, Tshombe Lukamba

  Associate Professor, Public Administration
  +27 16 10 3374
  MT.lukamba@nwu.ac.za
  Building 11B, Office G35, Vanderbijlpark
 PhD
  Public Policy, Public Private Partnership, Public Sector Reform, and Energy Policy.

  Mr Thomas Sese

  Senior Administrative Assistant to Prof Victor Ojakorotu
  +27 16 910 3660
  22854967@nwu.ac.za

Programme Leaders

  Dr Christa de Wet

  Senior Lecturer, Public Administration
  +27 18 299 1748
  Christa.dewet@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Room 140, Potchefstroom
 NHED, MPA(NWU), PhD (NWU)
  Public Service Senior, Management Competencies, Democratic Developmental States, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Performance Management, Public Administration as a science

  Dr Frank Lekaba

  Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
  +27 16 910 3661
  Frank.Lekaba@nwu.ac.za
 Master of Social Sciences in International Relations

  Mr Kgame A. Molope

  Lecturer: Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 18 389 2153
  kgame.molope@nwu.ac.za
  A3, B 253. Mahikeng Campus, Mahikeng
  MA Peace Studies and International Relations
  International Political Economy, Regionalism: Indian Ocean Rim

  Prof Luni Vermeulen

  Associate Professor, Public Administration
  +27 18 299 1625
  Luni.Vermeulen@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Room 141, Potchefstroom
 D Litt et Phil (UNISA), M Pub Public Management (UFS), BA Hons Public Administration (UP), BA Political Science (UP) 
  Human Resource Management, Talent Management, e-Learning, Communication and Customer-focused Strategies

  Dr Pieter Heydenrych

  Senior Lecturer, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 18 299 1623
  Pieter.Heydenrych@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Room G45, Potchefstroom
 PhD Political Studies (NWU), LLM (focusing on constitutional law and constitutional interpretation) - (UNISA), LLB (focusing on constitutional law and jurisprudence) (UNISA), BA Hons Political Science (with distinction) (PU for CHE), BA Political Science, International Politics, History (with distinction) (PU for CHE)
  Participation in local government, Democracy, Democratic Theory

  Mr Sysman Motloung

  Leturer, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 16 910 3347
  sysman.motloung@nwu.ac.za
  Building 11B, Office G25, Vanderbijlpark
 MA Political Studies
  Political philosophy, Hydro-politics, African politics, Social movements

Subject Chair

  Prof Lere Amusan

  Professor, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 18 389 2493
  Lere.amusan@nwu.ac.za
  Building A2, Room G143, Mahikeng

  Dr Frank Lekaba

  Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
  +27 16 910 3661
  Frank.Lekaba@nwu.ac.za
 Master of Social Sciences in International Relations

  Dr Pieter Heydenrych

  Senior Lecturer, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 18 299 1623
  Pieter.Heydenrych@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Room G45, Potchefstroom
 PhD Political Studies (NWU), LLM (focusing on constitutional law and constitutional interpretation) - (UNISA), LLB (focusing on constitutional law and jurisprudence) (UNISA), BA Hons Political Science (with distinction) (PU for CHE), BA Political Science, International Politics, History (with distinction) (PU for CHE)
  Participation in local government, Democracy, Democratic Theory

  Mr Sysman Motloung

  Leturer, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 16 910 3347
  sysman.motloung@nwu.ac.za
  Building 11B, Office G25, Vanderbijlpark
 MA Political Studies
  Political philosophy, Hydro-politics, African politics, Social movements