Distinguished Academics

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Through the GES initiative, UJ seeks to appoint distinguished academics in various categories to generate research and nurture the next generation of academics. These top professors will help establish strategic networks for improved research excellence, while contributing to expanding the global footprint of UJ. The University has appointed the following distinguished academics:

  • Distinguished Professors
  • Distinguished Visiting Professors
  • Professors of Practice
  • Visiting Associate Professors
  • Visiting Professors
  • Senior Research Associate

Distinguished Visiting Professors

​Faculty of Health Sciences

Prof David Ewart George Boucher

Faculty of Humanities

Prof David Ewart George ​Boucher

Prof Jan Marie Fritz

Prof John N Lavis

Prof Darrel Moelllendorf

Prof Sandy ​Oliver

Prof Adebayo Olorunimbe ​Olukoshi

Prof Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka

Faculty of Law

Prof Michael Gerhard Martinek

College of Business and Economics

​Prof Arnoldus Bastiaan Bakker

​Prof Tom Baum

Prof Evangelia Demerouti

​Prof Naresh Kumar Malhotra

Prof R ​Nunkoo

Prof Stefano Ponte

Prof Frank Heinrich Riedel

Dr. Jarkko Juhani ​Saarinen

​Prof Ulrich Schmidt

Faculty of Education

​Prof Ndri Therese Assie-Lumumba

Prof Antonia Darder

​Prof Phillip Hallinger

​Prof Kerry Kennedy

​Prof Jane Knight

​Prof Jari Lavonen

​Prof Bruce John MacFarlane

​Prof Carmel McNaught

​Prof Elias Mpofu

Prof Tony ​Onweugbuzie

Prof Imanol Ordorika

​Prof Catherine Elizabeth Snow

Prof Hsin-Kai Wu

Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment

Prof Sondipon ​Adhikari

Prof Chimay ​Anumba

Prof D Edwards

Prof Johan Heinrich Richter Enslin

​Prof C Lin

Prof Paul Tarisai Mativenga

Pal Prof S Pal

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

Prof Miklas Scholz

Prof Jitao Sun

Prof Adrianus Johannes ​Vinck

​Faculty of Science

Prof Adekunle Olusola ​Adeyeye

Prof Tom Hjelm ​Andersen

Prof Andrey ​Bekker

​Prof Suprakas Sinha Ray

​Prof Tarasakankar Pal

​Prof Gregory Weiss

​Prof Laurence Robb

Prof Abegaz Berhanu ​Molla

Prof Koop Lammertsma

GES 4.0 Appointments

Distinguished ProfessorsProfessor of Practice​Visiting Associate Professor
​Prof J.L Neels (Law)​Prof C.M Andendorff (CBE)Prof C Yiyu (Education)
​Prof T.H Metz (Humanities)​Dr M.M Altman (CBE)Prof A Andreoni (CBE)
​Prof K.G Tomaselli (Humanities)​Prof S.S Cinelli (CBE)​Prof C Linder (Humanities)
​Prof Q Wang (FEBE)​Prof W Chinyamurindi (FEBE)
​Prof G Nhanyongo (Science)​Prof M Manyuchi (FEBE)
​Prof J.L Nordström (Science)
Prof C.Y Brad (IIS and FEBE)

Visiting ProfessorSenior Research Associate
​Prof T Liu (FEBE)​Dr S Paul (FEBE)
​Prof M Shen (FEBE)​Dr S Sparrow (FEBE)
​Prof S.S Viriri (FEBE)
​Prof C.K Zhang (FEBE)