Dr. Adelene Africa
Adelene Africa is a clinical psychologist who lectures on the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Gender Studies. She convenes the first year undergraduate course and her teaching focuses on introducing students to foundational concepts integral to the study of gender. She also convenes one of the core courses at Honours level in which students are encouraged to critically engage and develop the theoretical ideas gained during their undergraduate studies. She also contributes to postgraduate supervision.
Prior to joining the AGI in 2010, she lectured in the Department of Psychology at UCT for several years. Her research interests focus on gender and violence, in particular, women perpetrators of violent crime. Other interests include feminist research methodologies and the social construction of mental illness.
Telephone: +27 (0) 21 650 2971, Email: adelene.africa(at)uct.ac.za