Dr. Ndangwa Noyoo
Ndangwa Noyoo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Development at the University of Cape Town. His research interests are: Social Policy, Comparative Social Policy in Africa, Social Development, Public Policy and Indigenous Knowledge Systems. Ndangwa Noyoo holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) from the University of the Witwatersrand, a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from the University of Zambia. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, France, 2005-06. Previously, he worked for the University of Johannesburg as an Associate Professor in the Department Social Work where he taught Social Policy and Planning, and Social Research Methods, among others. Before this, he worked for the South African government as a Senior Social Policy Specialist/Chief Director in the National Department of Social Development. Prior to this, he was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Work at the University of the Witwatersrand. He has published widely in the areas of social policy, social development and related fields, especially, in the context of Africa and Southern Africa. He has also presented papers at various symposia in Africa as well as abroad.