Department of Sociology

Dr L Mathebe

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Sociology
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6613


  • MA (WITS)
  • PhD (UNISA)

Fields of academic interests

  • Sociology of autobiography and biography
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Representation studies
  • Leadership studies

Field of Specialisation

  • Sociology of Education
  • Historical Sociology
  • Culture and Society


Mathebe, L. 2001. Bound by tradition: the world of Thabo Mbeki. Pretoria: Unisa Press.

Mathebe, L. 2012. Mandela and Mbeki: The Hero and the Outsider. Pretoria: Unisa Press.