Staff - Politics

  Prof Andre Duvenhage

  Researcher
  +27 18 299 1750
  andre.duvenhage@nwu.ac.za
  Building F13, Potchefstroom Campus,

  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 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 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

  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 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