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Prof Monde Makiwane

Academic Visitor

Monde is currently a research associate at the Development Policy Research Unit, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa. Monde has a BSc degree in Statistics and Computer Science from the University of the Western Cape, a Master’s Degree in Social Science in Sociology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a PhD in Demography from the University of the Witwatersrand. In addition, Monde held fellowships at Harvard University and at the University of Pennsylvania. He has previously lectured undergraduate and graduate students at Walter Sisulu University and has been a Research Director at the Human Sciences Research Council.

His current research interests include ageing, family, gender, intergenerational relations, youth, teenage sexuality, fertility, social security and migration. Monde’s publication record includes a number of international and national conference presentations and authoring and co-authoring a number of journal articles.