Staff Profile

/Dr Itai Mafa
Dr Itai Mafa

Lecturer

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work (University of Fort Hare)
  • Master of Science Social Work (University of Fort Hare)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (University of Fort Hare)

Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Gender studies
  • Research methods
  • Community Health
  • Critical social work
  • Management and Administration
  • Leadership

Competencies

Training and Development, Facilitation, Research, Proposal Writing; Management, Counselling.

Selected Publications   

  • Muridzo, N. G., Chikadzi, V, Mafa, I. & Chinyenze, P. (2018). Parental circumstances leading to child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe. Journal of Social Development in Africa 33  (2),
  • Mafa, I and Kange’the S.M. (2016). Exploring the Underpinnings of Pseudo-Prostitution in Institutions of Higher Learning in selected African countries. A Literature Review. Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 7(3):167-174
  • Mafa, I & Kange’the SM. (2016) A critical Analysis of the prostitution phenomenon, drawing examples from selected African countries. A Literature Review. Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 7(5):279-288
  • Kange’the S.M and Mafa I. (2014). Evaluating the survival strategies adopted by single mothers to enhance their livelihood in Zimbabwe. Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 5 (27): 1222-1229
  • Kange’the S.M & Mafa I. (2014). Dynamics associated with the state of cohabitation in developing countries. A literature Review. Mediterranean Journal, 5(14):601-609
  • Kange’the S.M & Mafa I. (2014). Assessing Post-Apartheid Poverty in South Africa. A literature Review. Mediterranean Journal, 5(15):449-456
  • Kange’the S.M and Mafa I. (2014). Dynamics associated with matrifocality in Zimbabwe: A Literature review. Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 5(2):131-139

Conference Presentations

  • Presented a paper on the Social Work and Social Development International Conference 4th-7th October 2015 ICC East London
  • Poster presentation on University of Fort Hare, Fort Hare’s Research Day 14 October 2014
  • Presented a paper on International Conference on Sustainable Development in Richard’s Bay 2nd -4th December 2014

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