Staff Profiles: Development Studies

Dr Ireen Mudeka

Position: Chairperson

Research Interests
    Gendered socio-economic dynamics of migration in Africa, Implications for survival and livelihoods Gender and Informal Mining in Rural Zimbabwe

Dr G Chikowore

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Transformation, regional integration, local communities, international aid development cooperation forestry digital technology green economy.

Dr Douglas Munemo

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research interests
    Peace, Conflict and Development in Africa, Constitutionalism in Africa, Coloniality and Decoloniality, Politics, Governance and Development in Zimbabwe

Mr Constantine Munhande

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research Interest
    Political economy of Africa, migration and development, livelihoods, climate change and small holder farmers, food security in Africa

Dr Terence Tapiwa Muzorewa

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Rural and urban development  Food security and agrarian reform Cooperatives and collective development  Development Finance  History of development in Africa Development Theory 

Dr Elinah Nciizah

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Climate change and adaptation Rural livelihoods and development Peace, conflict and development Food, security and  poverty alleviation Policy making and development Sustainable development 

Ms Nandi Oneile Nkomo

Position: Lecturer

Research interests: 
    Land Reform Sexual and Reproductive health Climate change Behaviour change and communication

MR CRISPEN DEHWE HAHLANI

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Rural Development policy and planning Local Government Management and Development Rural Micro-Credit Markets Agriculture and Rural Development Off Farm Activities and Rural industrialization

Mr Tawanda Chibanda

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Governance and civil society 

Ms Treda Mukuhlani

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Gender issues, Contemporary politics and development issues.

Mr Ramphal Sillah

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    The teaching of Disaster Management, International Law, Gender and Development and Children and Development modules