Dr Babalwa Magoqwana
Director for Centre for Women and Gender Studies

Dr Babalwa Magoqwana is currently the interim Director for Centre for Women and Gender Studies and Nelson Mandela University and a senior lecturer in the Sociology and Anthropology Department. She is a fellow with African Humanities Programme; a Research Associate at UNISA, SARCHI Chair in Social Policy and a former president of South African Sociological Association (SASA from 2017-2019). She is the recipient of the National Research Foundation/ First Rand Foundation Sabbatical Grant for her project on “Woman-centred Vernacular Sociology of the Eastern Cape.”