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Director of School of Behavioural Sciences
Prof Louise Stroud
Prof Louise Stroud
Position: Director of School
Department: School of Behavioural Sciences
Room: 07LG15
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2682/2569
Fax: 27 41 504 2101
Email: louise.stroud@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA (Cl); PhD
Expertise: Griffiths Development Scales, Neuropsychology, Child Development; Psychobiographies; Developmental psychology

Head of Department
Prof Diane Elkonin
Prof Diane Elkonin
Position: HOD
Department: Psychology
Room: 021
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2916
Fax: 27 41 504 2101
Email: diane.elkonin@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA (Cl) Psych; PhD
Expertise: Ethics, education and training in professional psychological practice, HIV/Aids education, health and psychological aspects; Professional Development of Registered Counsellors
Responsibilities: HOD Department of Psychology

Administration Staff
Ms Felicity Francis
Ms Felicity Francis
Position: Secretary, UCLIN
Department: Psychology
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 1353
Email: felicity.francis@mandela.ac.za

Mrs Nomthandazo Cynthia  Busakwe
Mrs Nomthandazo Cynthia Busakwe
Position: Secretary
Department: Psychology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2330
Fax: 27 41 504 1734
Email: nomthandazo.busakwe@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip- Secretarial

Mrs Yvonne Smith
Mrs Yvonne Smith
Position: Secretary
Department: Psychology
Room: 07-020
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2354
Fax: 27 41 504 2101 / 1754
Email: yvonne.smith@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip Office Management & Technology
Responsibilities: Psychology Administration

Lecturers
Mr Vernon Sack
Mr Vernon Sack
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 07OO14
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4595
Fax: 27 41 504 2101
Email: vernon.sack@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA (Clin) (UOFS)
Expertise: Standardization and development of psychological tests; Neuro psychology; Cultural/cross cultural psychology
Responsibilities: Department Representative FTLC

Ms Tania Lambert
Ms Tania Lambert
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 07OO13
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2461
Fax: 27 41 504 2101
Email: tania.lambert@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA (Co) Psych
Expertise: Psychology of Love and Cyber Relationships

Ms Alida Sandison
Ms Alida Sandison
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 07OO24
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4522
Fax: 27 41 5042101
Email: alida.sandison@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA, BA (Hons), MA (Co) Psych, PGCE
Expertise: Personality and Developmental Psychopathology
Responsibilities: Lecturer and Community Engagement Co-ordinator

Mr Kempie Van Rooyen
Mr Kempie Van Rooyen
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 07OO25
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2780
Fax: 27 41 504 2101
Email: kempie.vanrooyen@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA (CL) (NMMU)
Expertise: Traumatic stress, childhood sexual abuse, cross-cultural diagnosis and treatment, clinical measurement tools (MMPI-2; MCMI-III)

Mrs Lisa Currin
Mrs Lisa Currin
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 07LG24
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 41 504 4056
Fax: +27 41 504 1796
Email: lisa.currin@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DPhil (c) (Psychology), MA (Co) Psych, BA Hons Psych, BCur
Expertise: Child development, Parenting, 2. Special needs/Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Health Psychology
Responsibilities: Lecturer and UCLIN Manager

Justin August
Mr Justin August
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 07 00 15
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 41 504 4061
Fax: +27 41 504 1581
Email: Justin.August@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (c) MA Psychology (Research) BA Hons (Psychology)
Expertise: Psychometrics, Political Psychology
Responsibilities: Lecturer and Psychometrics Programme Co-ordinator

Mr Johan Cronje
Mr Johan Cronje
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 070010
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 504 2334
Fax: 041 504 1932
Email: Johan.Cronje@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA (Research Psychology)
Expertise: Developing, refining, and revising psychological tests
Responsibilities: Lecturing undergraduate and postgraduate research modules

Ulricha
Ms Ulricha De Klerk
Position: Lecturer and Registered Counsellor Co-ordinator
Department: Psychology
Room: 07OO09
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0027415042977
Email: ulricha.deklerk@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BPsych, MA Health and Welfare
Expertise: Community and Health Psychology
Responsibilities: Registered Counsellor coordinator

Yaseen
Dr Yaseen Ally
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 11
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0415044060
Email: yaseen.ally@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Psychology
Expertise: Gender & Sexuality; Violence; Culture and mental health
Responsibilities: Psychology Honours Coordinator; Lecturing; Research supervision

Konesh
Dr Konesh Navsaria
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 12
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0415044027
Email: konesh.navsaria@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Ma (Co).; PhD
Expertise: Psychobiography; Substance abuse
Responsibilities: Lecturer

Senior Lecturers
Professor Christopher  Hoelson
Prof Christopher Hoelson
Position: Professor
Department: Psychology
Room: 07 00 18
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4594
Fax: 27 41 504 1795
Email: christophernorman.hoelson@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA (Cl); DPhil (UPE)
Expertise: Systemic research; Personal & Professional development of psych; Therapeutic psych
Responsibilities: Lecturer and Therapy Co-ordinator

Professor Gregory Howcroft
Professor Gregory Howcroft
Position: Professor and Acting HOD
Department: Psychology
Room: 07OO16
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4542
Fax: 27 41 504 2101
Email: greg.howcroft@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA (Cl) Psych; PhD
Expertise: Cyberpsychology/Cyberidentity
Responsibilities: MA/Intern Programme Coordinator