New books by African Sun Media

  • Thierry M Luescher Higher Education and Development in Africa, Education and Skills Development Research Programme, Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa

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New books by African Sun Media

Author Biography

Thierry M Luescher, Higher Education and Development in Africa, Education and Skills Development Research Programme, Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa

Dr Thierry Luescher (Luescher-Mamashela) is the research director: higher education and development in Africa in the education and skills development research programme of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) of South Africa. He has secondary academic affiliation with the University of the Free State where he previously worked as assistant director for institutional research. Prior to that, he was a senior lecturer in higher education studies and extra-ordinary senior lecturer in political studies at the University of the Western Cape. Thierry was a student leader at the University of Cape Town where he also completed his Ph.D. He has studied student politics and higher education in Africa as part of a number of research groups including the Higher Education Research and Advocacy Network in Africa (HERANA), African Minds, and the Mellon Project ‘From #RMF to #FMF’. He is on the editorial board of a number of journals, including Journal of College Student Development, Makerere Journal of Higher Education, and the book series African Higher Education Dynamics. His recent publications include the book Student Politics in Africa: Representation and Activism (African Minds, 2016), which he edited with Manja Klemenčič and James Otieno Jowi.

Published
2017-07-20
Section
Professional Notices