Department of Corrections Management

Dr TD Matshaba

College of Law
School of Criminal Justice
Department: Corrections Management
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 433 9424


  • Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in Penology
  • Magister Technologiae in Correctional Services Management
  • Magister in Governance and Political Transformation (University of the Free State)
  • Baccalaureus Technologiae in Correctional Services Management
  • National Diploma in Correctional Services Management

Fields of academic interests

Research focus

  • Community Corrections
  • Youth Corrections
  • Unit management.
  • Restorative Justice

Research articles

  • Luyt, W.F.M & Matshaba, T.D. (2014). The application of restorative justice amongst sentence offenders in an Eastern Cape Correctional Center: A South African Case Study. Acta Criminologica, 27(2), 82-101
  • Matshaba, T.D. (2014). Risk-taking behavior among incarcerated male offenders in South African youth correctional center. Acta Criminologica, 2(1), 40-52
  • Matshaba, T.D. (2015). Challenges faced by ex-inmates after their release from incarceration in the democratic South Africa. Acta Criminologica, 2(2), 66-78
  • Matshaba, T.D. (2016). "Orphans of justice": The children of incarcerated father in South Africa. Child Abuse Research, 17(1), 49-57

Professional positions, fellowships & awards


  • Community Corrections Fundamentals and Philosophy
  • Professional Skills Development for Correctional Officials
  • Unit Mnagament and Legal Principles in Prisons
  • Strategic Management for Correctional Managers
  • Youth Corrections Fundementals and Developmental Psychology
  • Technology in Distance Education and E-Learning (University of Maryland University College)
  • Advanced Outcome Based Assessment in Higher and Open Distance Education