Department of Geography

Ms R Pienaar

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Environmental Sciences
Department: Geography
Tel: 011 471 2243


  • BSc. Geography and Environmental Management (UJ)
  • BSc. (Hons) Geography (UJ)

Fields of academic interests

Teaching Interests

Climatology, Geomorphology and Environmental issues.

Research Interests

Geography of Education and Physical Geography.

Journal articles

  • Pienaar, R and T. M. McKay. (2014). Mapping Socio-Economic Status, Geographical Location and Matriculation Pass Rates in Gauteng, South Africa. Perspectives in Education, 32(1), 105-123.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

Professional Societies and Involvement

The Society of South African Geographers - Member


Community Engagement

Member of the Roots Driven Rural Development for Change programme: part of the sub-project on water management and the sub project related to environmental awareness and responsibility