Professor Chipo Hungwe
Position: Executive Dean
- PhD Sociology (UNISA)
- MSc Sociology and Social Anthropology (UZ)
- BSc Sociology (UZ)
- Urban agriculture
- Survival strategies
- Women Corporate Directors Visionary and Inspirational Women in Zimbabwe Award (Nov 2022) by the Women Corporate Directors Network Zimbabwe (WCDNZ)
- The Lifetime Human Resources Special Contribution Award (Nov 2021) by the Blackbelt Human Capital Development Institute (BHCDI)
CURRENT RESEARCH GRANTS
Principal Investigator on the topic: “The impact of COVID-19 on social/family life, personal assistance/care and access to key services among women with disabilities in Zimbabwe“. The research is Funded by Diakonie ACT, Austria.
- Shumba, L., Mutambara. & Hungwe, C. 2022. Restoring women’s dignity through fistula repair: An exploration of Zimbabwean women’s challenges and solutions. MUSAS: Journal Research on Women, Health and Society 7 (2), 81-103, https://revistes.ub.edu/index.php/MUSAS/article/view/40394.
- Hungwe, C., Mugari, Z.E. & Hungwe, E. 2022. The portrayal of older persons in grade 3 primary school children’s textbooks in Zimbabwe. Educational Gerontology 48 (9). https://doi.org/10.1080/03601277.2022.2102339.
- Hungwe, C. 2022. A stubborn culture? Zimbabwean migrants and the quest for a decent burial during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of African Renaissance Studies 16 (2), 61-78, https://doi.org/10.1080/18186874.2022.2025873.
- Hungwe, C. 2022. Is urban agriculture sustaining the urban poor? A study of Grandmother Headed Households (GHHs) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Journal of Women & Aging https://doi.org/10.1080/08952841.2021.2020062.
- Hungwe, C. 2022. Aging in Zimbabwe: reflections 41 years after independence. International spotlight. The Gerontologist 62 (2), 152–158 http://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnab138.
- Hungwe, C. 2020. Hanging in there: Zimbabwean migrant workers in Johannesburg. Journal of Community Positive Practices, 20 (3): 54-76 http://jppc.ro/en/index.php/jppc/article/view/382/333.
- Hungwe, C. 2017. Motivations for remitting behaviour of Zimbabwean migrants in Johannesburg. Journal of Identity and Migration Studies, 11 (1):47-64 http://www.e-migration.ro/jims/Vol11_No1_2017/JIMS_Vol11_No1_2017.pdf#page=49.
- Hungwe, C. 2015. When in Joburg relatives show their true colours: the changing role of the family as a source of social capital among Zimbabwean migrants in Johannesburg, Nordic Journal of Migration Research, 5 (3):143-151 http://doi.org/10.1515/njmr-2015-0017.
- Hungwe, C. 2015. The uses of social capital among Zimbabwean migrants in Tembisa and Kempton Park, South Africa, Africa Review 7(2):121-133. https://doi.org/10.1080/09744053.2015.1030868.
- Hungwe, C. 2014. Zimbabwean migrant entrepreneurs in Kempton park and Tembisa, Johannesburg: challenges and opportunities, Journal of Enterprising Culture, 22 (3) (September 2014): 349-373 https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218495814500150.
- Hungwe, C., Gelderblom, D. 2014. Understanding the social exclusion of Zimbabwean migrants in Johannesburg, South Africa. Journal of Community Positive Practices, XIV (1), 2014: 75-91 http://jppc.ro/en/index.php/jppc/article/view/229.
- Hungwe, C. 2013. Survival strategies of Zimbabwean migrants in Johannesburg. Journal of Community Positive Practices, Xiii (3): 52-73 http://jppc.ro/en/index.php/jppc/article/view/208/183.
- Hungwe, C. 2012. The migration experience and multiple identities of Zimbabwean migrants in South Africa. Online Journal of Social Sciences Research 1(5), August: 132-138. onlineresearchjournals.org/jss/cont/2012/aug/htm.
- Hungwe, C. 2012. Contagion or calculated rationality? Rethinking crowd behaviour in recent xenophobic outbreaks in South Africa: explaining the killing of Farai Kujirichita in the Diepsloot township of Johannesburg, South Africa. Lwati: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 9 (4):128-142.
- Hungwe, C. 2011. A Review of the Challenges and Survival Strategies of University workers during the economic crisis: A case study of the Midlands State University (MSU) Workers, International Journal of Psychological Studies (IJPS) December 2011, 3 (2): 249-265. Dec 2011 http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijps/article/view/11284.
- Hungwe, C. 2011. ‘Small Houses’: Disruptions or Re-Ordering Sexuality in Zimbabwe? JeNda A Journal of Culture and African women’s Studies, 19: 59-69, December 2011. Available at: africaknowledgeproject.org/index.php/jenda/article/view/636.
- Mutambara, S. and Hungwe, C. 2011 Challenges of Employee Retention in two Non-Governmental Organisations operating in Zimbabwe. The Dyke, 5 (1): 65-86.
- Hungwe, C. 2011. The meaning of institutionalisation to older Africans: A case study of a Zimbabwean old people’s home. Electronic Journal of Psychology (EJAP), 7 (1): 37-42. https://doi.org/10.7790/ejap.v7i1.219.
- Hungwe, C. 2010. Just Joking? Investigating Sexual Harassment in a Department Store in Gweru, Zimbabwe. LWATI Journal 7 (1): 363 – 379. https://doi.org/10.4314/lwati.v7i1.61065.
- Hungwe, E. and Hungwe, C. (2010). Nationhood and Women in Post-colonial African Literature” Journal of Comparative Literature and Culture, 12 (3): 1-6. https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb/vol12/iss3/1/.
- Hungwe, E & Hungwe, C. 2010. Interrogating Notions of Nationhood, Nation and Globalisation in Postcolonial Africa: A Textual Analysis of Four African Novels 452’F Journal of Literature 2:30-47. https://452f.com/en/interrogating-notions-of-nationhood-nation-and-globalisation-in-postcolonial-africa-a-textual-analysis-of-four-african-novels-elda-hungwe-chipo-hungwe/.
- Hungwe, C. 2010. Evaluating older persons’ perceptions on their quality of life in an old people’s institution: A Zimbabwean case study”. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 29 (3): 333-351. https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464809339626.
- Kasayira, J.M. Chipandambira, K., Hungwe, C. And Mupawose, A. 2007. Stressors and coping Strategies of State University Students in a Developing Country. Journal of Psychology in Africa 17 (1):45-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14330237.2007.1082143.
- Hungwe, C. 2007. The Effectiveness Of Practising Urban Agriculture As A Survival Strategy Among Gweru Urban Farmers In Zimbabwe. Urban Agriculture Magazine Number 18 August 2007. https://ruaf.org/document/urban-agriculture-magazine-no-18-building-communities-through-urban-agriculture/.
- Hungwe, C. 2006. Putting Them In Their Place: Respectable And Unrespectable Women In Zimbabwean Gender Struggles. Feminist Africa Volume 6: 33-47. https://feministafrica.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fa_6_entire_journal.pdf#page=39.
PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPER PUBLICATIONS
- Hungwe, C. 2017. Of crocodiles, magumaguma, hyenas, and malayitsha: Zimbabweans crossing the Limpopo in search of a better life in South Africa at The Migration Conference, Harokopio University Athens, Greece August 23-26 2017. The paper is published as Chapter 32 of The Migration Conference 2017 Conference proceedings by Transnational Press London, pages 363-372, ISBN: 1910781541, 9781910781548). https://www.tplondon.com/product/the-migration-conference-2017/.
- Kasayira, J.M., Chipandambira, K. S. and Hungwe, C. 2007. Stressors faced by university students and their coping strategies: a case study of midlands state university students in Zimbabwe. 37 SEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference FIA-22 10-13 October, 2007. Milwaukee, WI. 1-4244-1084-3/07. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2007.4417807.
CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS
- Hungwe, C. 2021. “Here and there: COVID:19 and Zimbabwe’s indignation against its returnees. A paper presented at the Sixth International Conference on Hate Studies: Justice and Equity: Challenging Hate and Inspiring Hope, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA 4-6, November 2021.
- Hungwe, C. 2019. The role of urban agriculture in ensuring food security and social inclusion in the city: A study of grandparent Headed Households in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. A paper presented at the 2nd International workshop of the Network for urban agriculture, Landscape Justice and Migrants Inclusion: Practices and strategies of integration (URBAMI), Southern Sun Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 29 October 2019.
- Hungwe, C. 2018. The precarious lives of Zimbabwean migrant workers in Johannesburg. Presented at the 18th International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) in Seoul, South Korea, July 23-27, 2018.
- Hungwe, C. 2017. Of crocodiles, magumaguma, hyenas, and malayitsha: Zimbabweans crossing the Limpopo in search of a better life in South Africa at The Migration Conference, Harokopio University Athens, Greece August 23-26, 2017.
- Hungwe, C. 2013. Profiles of self employed Zimbabwean migrants in Tembisa and Kempton Park: challenges and opportunities. A paper presented at the 12th Social Sciences Research Seminar Series at the Midlands State University, Zimbabwe on 16 October 2013.
- Hungwe, C. and Gelderblom, D. 2013. Going Egoli: the migration experience of recent Zimbabwean migrants to Kempton Park, South Africa. A paper presented at the XIX South African Sociological Association (SASA) conference at UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa, 30 June -3 July 2013.
- Kasayira, J.M., Chipandambira, K. S. and Hungwe, C. 2007. Stressors faced by university students and their coping strategies: a case study of midlands state university students in Zimbabwe. 37 SEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference FIA-22 10-13 October, 2007. Milwaukee, WI. 1-4244-1084-3/07.
NON-PEER REVIEWED PAPERS
Hungwe, C. 2022. Turning adversity to advantage? Everyday struggles of Zimbabwean commercial sex workers. WomenBeing International Feminist Research Magazine Issue 2; 30-35. https://issuu.com/womenbeingmag/docs/wb_magazine_issue_2/s/15053453.
Hungwe, C. 2006. Urban Agriculture As A Survival Strategy: An Analysis Of The Activities Of Bulawayo And Gweru Urban Farmers (Zimbabwe) Published By City Farmer, Canada, February.
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