Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

Dr N Vilakazi

College of Human Sciences
School of Humanities
Department: Anthropology and Archaeology
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 2047
E-mail: vilakn@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • PhD Palaeontology (University of the Witwatersrand, 2013)

Fields of academic interests

  • Herpefauna from the Cradle of Humankind
  • Human Evolution

Field of Specialisation

  • Palaeo-herpetology
  • Palaeo-environment reconstruction

Journal articles

  • Gommery, D., Sénégas, F., Kgasi, L., Vilakazi, N., Kuhn, B., Brink, J., Pickford, M., Hancox, J.,Herries, A.I.R., Saos, T., Ségalen L. &  Aufort. J. (2016). Bolt’s Farm Cave System dans le Cradle of Humankind (Afrique du Sud) : un exemple d’approche multidisciplinaire dans l’étude des sites à primates fossiles. Revue de Primatologie(7) : 1-30

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of PSSA

Projects

  • Describing herpefauna from Bolt’s Farm, Cradle of Humankind
  • Using herpefauna to reconstruct Palaeo-environment