Staff Profiles: Geography and Environmental Studies

Dr Thomas Marambanyika

Chairperson: Department Of Geography and Environmental Studies

Research Interests:

  • Sustainable utilization and conservation of natural resources
  • Environmental management in industry
  • Food security
  • Rural and urban livelihoods

Prof Mark Matsa

Associate Professor

Research interests: Waste Management, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Land cover and land use changes, Water Resources Management, Food Security, Migration, Gender and the Environment, Biogeography and Ecosystems

Prof S Jerie

Associate Professor

Research Interests : Waste management, Environmental management, Climate change, Occupational safety and health

Dr V T Mutekwa

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests Environmental and Natural resources governance and conservation outcomes; Conservation farming, Climate change impacts, mitigation and adaptation strategies; Safety, Health & Environmental Management in Industry.

Dr Victor Madebwe

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests Scholarly interests centre on environmental issues focussing on environmental impact assessment, environmental pollution and control, water use and management and sustainable development issues.

Dr Crescentia Madebwe

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests Scholarly interests range from international migration, population and sustainable development issues, gender and development, HIV/AIDS, urban poverty and environmental issues.

Dr Winnmore Kusena

Senior Lecturer

Research interests: Urban and rural water supply and food security; Sanitation; Occupational Health and safety; Environmental Management

Mrs Upenyu Mupfiga


Research Interests

  • Geo-information and Earth Observation
  • Environmental Modelling
  • Land cover and  Land Use Change

Miss Kudzai Hilda Zimwara


Research Interests:        

  •   Geographical Information Technology, Database, Management,

Mr Kudakwashe Collins Ralph Muringaniza


Research Interests:  Land Use Management, Natural Resources Management, Geographical Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Water Resources Management and Hydrology, Natural Hazards and Human Response, Climate Change and Coping Strategies