Dr Kibbie Naidoo:
Dr Kibbie Naidoo is the Director of the Centre for Academic Staff Development at UJ. Prior to joining UJ, Kibbie taught in Sociology, Industrial Sociology and Higher Education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She served as an executive member of the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA). She is co-investigator on the South African Rurality in Higher Education (SARiHE) Project – an ESRC/NRF/Newton collaborative project involving the Universities of Johannesburg, Bristol, Fort Hare, Rhodes and Brighton. Other positions include being Programme Convenor for the Teaching Advancement at University (TAU) Fellowship Programme and convenor of the South African Universities (SAULT) Forum. Her research interests include the scholarship of teaching and learning, rurality in higher education, curriculum development and social justice in higher education.