Department of Sociology

Mr L Roets

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Sociology
Tel: 012 429 6975


  • BA Hons (UOVS)
  • MA (UNISA)

Fields of academic interests

  • Social behaviour studies in HIV/AIDS and Health
  • Men Studies, Manhood and Well-being in Africa
  • Decoloniality Studies
  • Policy and Programme Evaluation

Field of Specialisation

  • Sociology of Health
  • Social and Behaviour Studies
  • Sociology of the Family and Communities
  • Policy and Programme Evaluation
  • HIV, Health and Wellness

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Chairperson of SAfAIDS South African Board
  • Member of South African Sociology Association


USAIDS Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) capacity building training in SADC

SWHAP Mainstreaming of gender into workplaces

Gender and sexual diversity community engagement