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Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Name: Alois Baleni Sibanda
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About Dr. Alois Baleni Sibanda

Dr Alois Sibaningi Baleni completed his PhD at the University of the Witwatersrand, entitled Violence and Social Cleavages during 2015/16 FeesMustFall student movement: A case study of Wits University, South Africa. He was awarded a one-year Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Award Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship from March 2019 to February 2020 as visiting scholar at the University of Winnipeg, Canada, and the University of the Witwatersrand. His emerging research interests include student epistemic access and success, theorisation of higher education, focusing on student protests and social movements in the context of higher education transformation and decolonisation.

Baleni, A. S. (2022). Community and Self-empowerment through Experiential Learning. In T. Madzivhandila et al., Development Practice in Eastern and Southern Africa; Lived experiences from the trenches (pp. 55-59). Switzerland AG: Springer Nature