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Name: Shana Mavee
Location: C-Ring 405 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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About Dr Shana Mavee

Qualifications

  • BA Public Governance (UJ)
  • BA Honours Public Governance (Cum Laude) (UJ)
  • MA in Public Management and Governance (Cum Laude) (UJ)
  • D Litt et Phil in Public Management and Governance

Academic Career Profile

Dr. Mavee is currently a lecturer at the School of Public Management, Governance and Public Policy in the College of Business and Economics at the University of Johannesburg. Dr. Mavee started her academic career at the University of Johannesburg in 2011. She obtained her Doctorate from the University of Johannesburg in Public Management and Governance, the title of her PhD research is ‘Variables influencing political alienation and civil society participation in local governance in South Africa and Mozambique’. She obtained her Masters (Cum Laude) from the University of Johannesburg in Public Management and Governance. Her Masters research focused on the role played by Civil Society Organisations in the policy-making process in Mozambique. She lectures Public Management and Governance on undergraduate level and supervises Postgraduate Honours and Masters students. She is responsible for the First Year Experience, Tutor Coordination and she is the First Year Programme Head at the School of Public Management, Governance and Public Policy.

She has supervised five Masters degree students to completion at UJ (one as a co-supervisor). Under her supervision, several BA Honours students have completed their Research Essays since her appointment as a lecturer at UJ in 2001.

She is a member of the Association of Southern African Schools & Departments of Public Administration & Management (ASSADPAM) as well as the South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM). Dr. Mavee’s main fields of research interest include public participation, policy making and policy implementation and civic apathy. She has published various articles in a scientific journal.

PUBLICATIONS

Articles in accredited journals

Mavee, S.E.A & Cloete, F. 2011. The Role of Civil Society Organisations in the Policy Making Process in Mozambique: Case Study of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. Administratio Publica. 20(4).

Mavee, S. & Majam T. 2013. Variables influencing public participation in local governance in Mozambique. Administratio Publica. 21(4).

Mavee, S.E.A. 2014. Civil society participation in a democracy towards the fostering of good governance. Administratio Publica. 22(3).

Mavee, S.E.A. 2015. A conceptual analysis of civic apathy in democratic governance. Administratio Publica. 23(2).

Muzenda, E. and S. Mavee. 2015. Assessment of the effectiveness of the Infrastructure Development Portfolio Committee in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. Administratio Publica. 23(4).

Maluwa, L. and S. Mavee. 2017. Assessment of the Letshabo cooperative vegetable project of the greater Taung local municipality. Administratio Publica. 25(3).

Khanyile, T. and S. Mavee. 2018. Evaluation of the effectiveness of public participation in theGauteng electronic tolling programme. Administratio Publica. 26(3).

Completed Master’s Students: Supervisor and Co-supervisor

2012. Divassa, J. The Participatory Role of Civil Society Organisations in Selected African Countries. Masters in Public Management and Governance, University of Johannesburg (Supervisor: Prof CJ Auriacombe and Co-supervisor: Dr. S Mavee).

2014. Muzenda E. An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Infrastructure Development Portfolio Committee. Masters in Public Management and Governance, University of Johannesburg. (Supervisor: Dr. S. Mavee).

2015. Maluwa L. Evaluation of the Letshabo Cooperative Vegetable Project of the Greater Taung Local Municipality. Masters in Public Management and Governance, University of Johannesburg. (Supervisor: Dr. S. Mavee).

2016. Khanyile T. Evaluation of the effectiveness of Public Participation in the Gauteng E-Toll programme. Masters in Public Management and Governance, University of Johannesburg. (Supervisor: Dr. S. Mavee).

2019. Thungo J. The role of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature in promoting public participation. Masters in Public Management and Governance, University of Johannesburg. (Supervisor: Dr. S. Mavee).