Department of Corrections Management

Dr LG Fitz

College of Law
School of Criminal Justice
Department: Corrections Management
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 433 9504
E-mail: FitzLG@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology

Currently teaching

  • Unit and case management
  • Fundamental Penology
  • Security Management

Fields of academic interests

  • Profiling and assessment of inmates
  • Gang profiling
  • Research (Qualitative and Quantitative research methodologies)
  • Training & Professional Development

Field of Specialisation

  • Criminological profiling and assessment

Journal articles

  • A systematic review of the social and cultural dynamics that impact on violence, misconduct and gang membership in correctional centres: A South African perspective
  • An exploratory study on the personal characteristics of inmates that enhance prison gang membership and misconduct: An application of Akers social learning theory

Paper presentations

  • A systematic review of the social and cultural dynamics that impact on violence, misconduct and gang membership in correctional centres: A South African perspective
  • An exploratory study on the personal characteristics of inmates that enhance prison gang membership and misconduct: An application of Akers social learning theory