Staff Profiles: Local Governance Studies

Dr Edson Paul Mutema

Position: Chairperson

Research interests:   

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

Dr Vincent Chakunda

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Intergovernmental Relations, Local Government Administration, Comparative Local Government Systems, Traditional Leadership and Local Governance

Dr Leon Poshai

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:

    Public Policy Analysis Public Administration  Electronic Governance  Management Information Systems Project Planning and Management

Dr Naome Rajah

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests                            

    Local Governance, E-Government, Public administration, Environmental Management, Local Government Administration, Land Reform, HumanSettlements and Governance, Service Delivery, Rural and Urban Development, Project Management, Human Rights and Governance, Inclusive Service Delivery, Strategic Planning.  

Dr Phyllis Muswaka Zinatsa

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:

    Local Government Finance Public Management Strategic Planning and Management Public Policy and governance Human Resources Mnagement

Mr Nodumo Moyo

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Centre-Local Relations Local Government Financing Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Institutionalisation of Government-Wide M&E Systems Policy Change and Advocacy Coalitions

Ms. Angeline K. Sithole

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Gender and Development Public Policy Public Administration

Mr Tinashe Hamilton Mukunyadze

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Human rights Public policy Public administration Decentralisation  Waste management Public sector accounting and auditing Research methods

Julianos Masimba

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Human Settlements and Governance Local Economic Development Rural and Urban Development

Mr Stephen Chakaipa

Position: Lecturer

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

Mr Patrick Fanuel Banga

Position: Lecturer

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

Ms Kudzai Matsika

Position: Lecturer

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