Department of Public Administration and Management

Prof P Khumalo

College of Economic and Management Sciences
School of Public and Operations Management
Department: Public Administration and Management
Associate Professor
Tel: 012 429 3779
E-mail: Khumap1@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Public Administration: University of Fort Hare (2011)
  • Masters in Public Administration: University of Fort Hare (2009)
  • Honours in Human Resource Management: Midlands State University (2005) 

Fields of academic interests

Prof Khumalo’s research focus is on development management, policy and human settlements management. He has written on Leadership, local economic Development, informal settlements and sustainable development. Prof Khumalo has successfully supervised a number of research students at both Masters and Doctoral level.

Books

Contribution to Books

  • 2017 (Forthcoming) Rethinking informal settlements in the Global South: Imagining a new approach of tackling informal Settlements in Africa.

Journal articles

  • Khumalo, Prudence. Governance and Local Economic Development in three Southern African Countries; Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Alternation, special Issue (Volume and other details still to be assigned)
  • Sibanda Elisa and Prudence Khumalo. “A review of interprovincial variations in HIV prevalence rates in Zimbabwe”. African Journal of AIDS research, 16. 2 (2017) 145-154
  • Khumalo, Prudence. "Decentralization and Local Economic Development in Four Southern African Countries." Journal of Soc Sci 45.1 (2015): 22-30.
  • Khumalo, Prudence Leadership Will Remains A Key Factor In Attaining Global Environmental Sustainability: What Are The Stakes? (Journal of Human Ecology vol 42 issue 2, 2014)
  • Khumalo, Prudence The Contribution Of Cooperatives As A Vehicle For Local Economic Development In South Africa ( African Studies Quarterly  vol 14 issue 4, 2014)
  • Khumalo, Prudence The Dynamics Of Poverty And Poverty Alleviation In South Africa (Gender and Behaviour journal Vol 11 issue 2, 2013)
  • Khumalo, Prudence Challenges Facing Amathole District Municipality In Implementing Local Economic Development Policy (Administratio Publica Journal vol. 20 issue 4, 2012
  • Khumalo, Prudence and Reckson D Thakhathi. Enhancing Local Economic Development Through Strengthening Governance Structures (Administratio Publica Journal vol. 19 issue 2, 2011)
  • Sibanda Elisa and Prudence Khumalo. Local resources and strategies for orphan care in rural communities: Perspectives of the affected people in a Southern district of Zimbabwe (Gender and Behaviour journal Vol 15 issue 3)

Paper presentations

  • Access to Adequate Human Settlements Remains A ‘Wicked’ Problem For The Global South: South Africa’s Strides And Setbacks. Presented at the Sustainable Development Conference in Carlton University, Ottawa, Canada, 8-9 September 2017, conference organized by the Ontario International Development Agency.
  • Public Policy In The Face Of Turbulence the Case of Human Settlements in South Africa. International Academic Forum (IAFOR) conference(11-14 September 2014) held in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
  • Leadership Will Remains A Key Factor In Attaining Global Environmental Sustainability: What Are The Stakes?  Paper presented at the European conference on Sustainability, Energy and Environment (4-7 July 2013) Brighton, UK.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • OMNI Award for integrating tuition, community engagement and research: College of Economic and Management Sciences, Unisa (2015)