Postgraduate studies

At Stellenbosch University

AWEI offers the opportunities for postgraduate research on the wildlife economy:

The university also offers post-graduate coursework degrees which may be of interest:

To explore options for postgraduate studies on the wildlife economy at AWEI, please contact us.

At other universities

Postgrads or postdocs at other universities undertaken research on wildlife economy topics are most welcome to contact us to explore how we might be able to formally or informally support your research. In some cases, we may provide co-supervisor support, in others we may connect you to experts from our Fellows and Partners.

Current AWEI postgrad and postdoc fellows

  • Dr Wiseman Ndlovu - Postdoc fellow at AWEI at Stellenbosch University - AWEI research focus: global value chains for wild meat
  • Mr Reinhard Nyandire - PhD student at AWEI at Stellenbosch University - AWEI research focus: community-based governance in wildlife enterprise value chains
  • Dr Biandri Joubert - Postdoc fellow at the University of the Witswatersrand - AWEI research focus: liberalising intra African trade in wild meat
  • Ms Francine Barchett - PhD student in Natural Resources & the Environment at Cornell University - AWEI research focus: the sustainability and certification of trophy hunting in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Mr Michael 't Sas-Rolfes - PhD student in the School of Geography and the Environment at Oxford University - AWEI research focus: methods for gaining a predictive understanding of wildlife trade dynamics