English - staff

  Dr Abigail Hlatshwayo

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 18 389 2047
  Abigail.hlatshwayo@nwu.ac.za
  Building A2, G80, Mafikeng
Phd in Linguistics
  Language/Linguistics/ Multilingualism

  Prof Attie de Lange

  Professor of English Literature
  +27 18 299 1480
  attie.delange@nwu.ac.za
  Building F4 - G01, Potchefstroom
  English Literature; Conradian Studies; Post-modernism

  Prof Bernard Nchindila

  Professor, ODL Programme Leader
  +27 18 389 2302
  Bernard.Nchindila@nwu.ac.za
  ADC Building Block B, Office 246, Mafikeng
PhD, MA (Unisa), Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) (Cambridge), BA English with Education, Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management (Zambia)
  English linguistics, Reading literacy, ESL, EFL, ODL

  Prof Bertus van Rooy

  Director of Focus Area: UPSET
  +27 16 910 3482
  bertus.vanrooy@nwu.ac.za
  Building 6, Office 107, Vanderbijlpark
MA, PhD
  Language, Linguistics, Afrikaans, English, Language evolution and change, Sociolinguistics, Corpus Linguistics, South African English varieties, World Englishes

  Ms Caroline Piotrowska

  Lecturer of English Linguistics
  +27 16 910 3477
  Carolina.Piotrowska@nwu.ac.za
  Building 7-225, Vanderbijlpark
Master of Arts in English
  Internet linguistics, sociolinguistics, modernism, comics

  Prof David Scott-Macnab

  Professor; Director: Research Unit for Languages and Literature in the South African Conte
  +27 18 299 1555
  23822732@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9, Office 108A, Potchefstroom
BA (Hons) PhD
  Medieval Language and Literature

  Mrs Diana Bloem

  Lecturer
  +27 18 389 2396
  Diana.Bloem@nwu.ac.za
  Building A3, Office C178, Mafikeng
B.Social Science (UKZN), BA Hons (UKZN), MA in English Studies (UKZN)
  Creative writing, postmodern genres and postcolonial writing.

  Prof Etienne Terblanche

  Professor of English Literature
  +27 18 299 1538
  etienne.terblanche@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 221, Potchefstroom
BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD
  English Literature; E.E. Cummings; T.S. Eliot; Ecocriticism; Iconicity Studies

  Prof Ian Bekker

  Professor of English Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1551
  ian.bekker@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 215, Potchefstroom
PhD
  English Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Phonetics

  Dr Jennifer Schmidt

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 18 389 2363
  Jennifer.Schmidt@nwu.ac.za
  Building A3, A202, Mafikeng
Ph.D - English (Drew University), Ph.D - Concentration Women’s Studies, M.Phil, English (Drew University),BA - English and Psychology (College of Saint Benedict/ Saint John’s University)
  Post-millennial South African literature and culture

  Dr Karien van den Berg

  Senior Lecturer of English Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1554
  karien.hattingh@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 218, Potchefstroom
BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD (NWU); Forensic Linguistics
  English as a Second Language; Language Testing; Discourse Analysis; Forensic Linguistics; Assessing writing

  Dr Louise Olivier

  Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy
  +27 18 299 1042
  louise.olivier@nwu.ac.za
  Building F4 - 105, Potchefstroom
BA; BA Hons (PU for CHE); PGCE; MEd; PhD (NWU)
  Applied Linguistics; Academic Writing; Language Teaching

  Dr Louise Strydom

  Senior Lecturer of Language Skills in the Legal Context
  +27 18 285 2444
  louise.strydom@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 244, Potchefstroom

  Dr Maristi Partridge

  Senior Lecturer of English Linguistics
  +27 16 910 3461
  maristi.partridge@nwu.ac.za
  Building 31, Room 104, Vanderbijlpark
BA, BAHons, MA, PhD
  Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics, World Englishes

  Dr Michèle duPlessis-Hay

  Subject Chair: Senior Lecturer of English Literature
  +27 18 299 1556
  michele.duplessishay@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 220, Potchefstroom
BA; BA Hons; BA Hons (Rand); MLitt (Oxon); PhD (Rand)
  Renaissance Literature; Ben Jonson; The Inklings; Early Equestrian Writing

  Prof Nicholas Meihuizen

  Professor of English Literature
  +27 18 299 1557
  nicholas.meihuizen@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 231, Potchefstroom
BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD; HDL (Natal)
  Modernism; Romanticism; Irish Poetry in English; American Poetry; Shakespeare

  Prof Philden Ndlela

  Associate Professor
  +27 18 389 2103
  philden.ndlela@nwu.ac.za
  Base Building B Block, Ground Floor, Office No. G78, Mafikeng
PhD, University of Massachusetts, US
  Black South African Writing and African American Literature

  Dr Paul Nepapleh Nkamta

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 18 389 2895
  21114374@nwu.ac.za
  Building A3, Block-B, Office 160, Mafikeng
PhD in English, MA in Translation, PGCE, BA (Hons) in English
  Multilingualism, multiculturalism, reading literacy, language teaching and learning

  Mr Rakgomo Pheto

  Lecturer of English Literature
  +27 18 299 1550
  rakgomo.pheto@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 223, Potchefstroom
BA; BA Hons; MA; PGCE
  English World Literature; Post-colonial Literature; Didactics; Drama

  Dr Rilette Swanepoel

  Senior Lecturer of English Literature
  +27 16 910 3467
  rilette.swanepoel@nwu.ac.za
  Building 7, Room 211, Vanderbijlpark
PhD
  Postmodern Fiction, Poetry, Literary Theory

  Dr Ronel Wasserman

  Senior Lecturer of English Linguistics
  +27 16 910 3401
  ronel.wasserman@nwu.ac.za
  Building 7 - 201, Vanderbijlpark
BA in Language and Literary Studies; BA Hons in English; MA conferred with PhD in English
  Sociolinguistics; Historical Linguistics; South African English Varieties; Register Studies; Semantics of the Verb

  Dr Yolande Botha

  Senior Lecturer of English Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1561
  lande.botha@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 224, Potchefstroom
BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD
  Corpus Linguistics; Systemic Functional Linguistics; Grammatical Analyses

  Ms Zhandi van Zyl

  Lecturer of Academic Literacy and English
  +27 16 910 3468
  zhandi.vanzyl@nwu.ac.za
  Building 7, Room 214, Vanderbijlpark
BA Language Practice; BA Hons. Journalism; MA in Applied Language Studies
  eacher/lecturer identity and bilingualism; multilingualism in the classroom; language repertoire methodologies.