About Avhatakali Sithagu

Ms Sithagu is a lecturer at the School of Architecture and Planning (University of Witwatersrand). She teaches a variety of housing and urban management related courses in the Master of Urban Studies programme. Her experience in government work (national, provincial and municipal) influenced her current research interest in peri-urban areas, former homelands, housing and informal settlements. Apart from teaching she is also a Project Coordinator of the Wits-TUB Urban Lab Project.