Staff

Administrative Staff

  Prof Attie de Lange

  Director
  +27 18 299 1558
  attie.delange@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 108, Potchefstroom

  Ms Elsa van Tonder

  Senior Administrative Assistant
  +27 18 299 1485
  elsa.vantonder@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 108, Potchefstroom
  Financial Administration

  Ms Nicoline Gerber

  Administrative Assistant
  +27 18 285 2421
  nicoline.gerber@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 108, Potchefstroom
  General Administration

Academic Staff

  Prof Rigardt Pretorius

  Subject Chair: Professor of Setswana
  +27 18 299 1510
  rigardt.pretorius@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - G18, Potchefstroom
 BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD (PU for CHE)
  Morphology and morpho-syntax of Setswana

  Prof Franci Greyling

  Lecturer of Creative Writing
  +27 18 299 1781
  franci.greyling@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - G30, Potchefstroom
  BA; BA Hons; BEd Psig; MA; PhD; HED
  Creative Writing; Children and Youth Literature; Site Specific Digital Literature

  Prof Thys Human

  Professor of Afrikaans and Dutch Literature
  +27 18 299 1559
  thys.human@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 232, Potchefstroom
 BA; BA Hons (Training Management); BA Hons (Afrikaans); MA; DLitt (UJ)
  Afrikaans Literature; Prose and Drama

  Prof Herculene Kotzé

  Lecturer of Translation and Interpreting Studies
  +27 18 299 1502
  herculene.kotze@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - G28, Potchefstroom
 BA; MA (UFS); PhD (NWU)
  Translation and Translation Training; Interpreting and Interpreting Training; Educational Interpreting

  Prof Tobie van Dyk

  Head: Centre for Academic and Professional Language Practice
  +27 18 299 4570
  tobie.vandyk@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 217, Potchefstroom
 BA; BA Hons; HED; MA; PhD
  Applied Linguistics; Language Testing; Academic Literacy

  Prof Phil van Schalkwyk

  Lecturer of Afrikaans and Dutch Literature
  +27 18 299 1492
  phil.vanschalkwyk@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 234, Potchefstroom
  BA Hons; MA; PhD
  Comparative Literature; Literary Theory; Afrikaans and Dutch Poetry and Prose

  Ms Carina Grobler

  Lecturer of French
  +27 18 299 1059
  carina.grobler@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9 - 112C, Potchefstroom
  BA, BA Hons (UFS), MA (Grenoble, France)
  Teaching French as a Foreign Language; Development and Assessment of French Oral Skills; CALL

  Ms Amanda Potgieter

  Lecturer of Academic Literacy
  +27 18 299 1040
  amanda.potgieter@nwu.ac.za
  Building F4 - 103, Potchefstroom
  BEd Hons; MEd
  Academic Literacy; Teaching-learning; Educational Psychology

  Mrs Retha Schwanke

  Lecturer of Academic Literacy
  +27 18 299 1044
  Retha.Schwanke@nwu.ac.za
  Building F4 - 107, Potchefstroom
 BA; BA Hons; MA
  Academic Literacy; Blended Learning; eLearning Environments; Assessment; eAssessment

  Dr Karien van den Berg

  Lecturer of English Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1554
  karien.hattingh@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9-218, Potchefstroom
 PhD; Forensic Linguistics
  Writing; Validation; Assessment; English as a Second Language

  Dr Philip van der Merwe

  Senior Lecturer of German
  +27 18 299 1565
  philip.vandermerwe@nwu.ac.za
  Building E9- 216, Potchefstroom
  BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD; PGCE (NWU), Certificate: “Methodik und Didaktik des fremdsprachlichen Deutschunterrichts” (Goethe-Institut)
  Literary theory

  Dr Michèle du Plessis-Hay

  Senior Lecturer in 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

  Dr Rilette Swanepoel

  Senior Lecturer of English Literature
  +27 16 910 3467
  rilette.swanepoel@nwu.ac.za
  Building A13-211, Vanderbijlpark
 NRF (Y2) 2018 - 2023, PhD (English Literature)
  Postmodern Fiction, Poetry, Literary Theory

  Dr Susan Meyer

  Senior Lecturer of Afrikaans Literature
  +27 18 299 4723
  susan.meyer@nwu.ac.za
  Building C6 - 230, Potchefstroom
 BA; HOD; BA Hons; MA; D.Litt et Phil
  Literary Criticism; Eco-critical Approach to Contemporary Afrikaans Narratives

  Dr Zanétte Meintjes

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 18 299 1043
  13265369@nwu.ac.za
  Building F4 - 106, Potchefstroom
 BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD
  Applied Linguistics; Academic Literacy; Corpus Linguistics

  Dr Yolande Botha

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