Staff Profiles: Local Governance Studies

Mr Stephen Chakaipa

Chairperson

Research Interest

  • Decentralized governance
  • Sub-national service delivery
  • Traditional leadership,
  • Rural and urban development.

Dr Vincent Chakunda

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:

  • Intergovernmental Relations, Local Government Administration, Comparative Local Government Systems, Traditional Leadership and Local Governance

Dr Edson Paul Mutema

Lecturer, Department of Local Governance Studies

Research interests:    Local economic development, corporate governance, public sector ethics, local governance ethics, local government administration and land reform

Mrs Naome Rajah

Lecturer, Department of Local Governance Studies

Research Interests                            

  • Local Governance, e-Government, Public administration

Mrs Virginia Makanza

Lecturer, Local Governance Studies

Research Interests: Service delivery, citizen and community participation, sustainable livelihoods, capacity development, decentralisation, local economic development, local government finance

Mr Patrick Fanuel Banga

Lecturer, Department of Local Governance Studies

Research Interests: Local Governance, Public Administration and Management, Public sector Accounting and Management, Conflict Management and Resolution in Local Authorities

Mr Henry Mabika

Lecturer, Department Of Local Governance Studies

Research Interests: Local Government Finance

Ms. Angeline K. Sithole

Lecturer

Research Interests: Public Administration

Ms Kudzai Matsika

LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNANCE STUDIES

Research Interests:  Gender and Development, Community Participation, Politics Constitutionalisation of Local Governments