Political Studies and International Relations - staff

  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 Gideon van Riet

  Senior Lecturer, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 18 299 1628
  Gideon.vanRiet@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13. Room G47, Potchefstroom
  MA International Studies - (US) (2006), BA Hons Political Science (Cum Laude) - (US) (2004), DLitt et Phil (UJ) 2015
  Research interests: Post-industrial Capitalism; Risk; Disasters; Theories of Imperialism

  Prof Herman J. van der Elst

  Associate Professor, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 16 910 3452
  Herman.VanDerElst@nwu.ac.za
  Building 11B, Room G02, Vanderbijlpark
  M.A. Political Sciences (UP), PH.D Public Management and Administration (NWU) Land Reform, International Politics, African Politics  

  Dr Jan Venter

  Senior Lecturer, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 18 299 1631
  Jan.Venter@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Room G46, Potchefstroom
 MA in Political Science - (NWU) (2001), BA Hons Political Science - (former PU for CHE) (1993)
  Ideology, Philosophy and Political Transformation

  Dr Jonathan Oshupeng Maseng

  Lecturer, Political Studies and International Relations
  018 389 2200
  Oshupeng.maseng@nwu.ac.za
  ADC Building, Block A, Room 236, Mahikeng
  BA (Hons) Peace studies and International Relations, MA Political Science, Doctor of Philosophy in Social Sciences
  South African Politics with specific reference to policy and governance issues; United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Reform; Migration, Social Cohesion and African Continental Integration.

  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 Lere Amusan

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

  Ms Mamokete Mokoko

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

  Ms Naledi O. Modise

  Junior Lecturer, Political Studies and International Relations
  +27 18 389 2919
  naledi.modise@nwu.ac.za
  Base Building, Room G139, Mahikeng
 Honours Bachelor of Social Science in Political Studies and International Relations
  Voter Behaviour, Elections and Electoral Systems and Political Participation.

  Dr Piet Croucamp

  Senior Lecturer, Political Studies and International Relations
  piet.croucamp@nwu.ac.za
  Building 11B, Room G23, Vanderbijlpark
  PhD
  Violence, political risk and democracy

  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

  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