Executive Committee 2010-2014
Vice-President, National Associations
Tina Uys
SOUTH AFRICA

Tina Uys is currently a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the United States. She is Professor of Sociology at the University of Johannesburg and was the head of department for 12 years. 

She is the Vice-President (National Associations) of the International Sociological Association’s (ISA) for the term 2010-2014. Tina is a past president of the South African Sociological Association (SASA) and of the Research Committee on Social Psychology (RC42), as well as a past member of the ISA’s Executive Committee (2006-2010). 

Her most recent books are two co-edited volumes (with Sujata Patel) published in 2012 with the titles Exclusion, Social Capital and Citizenship: Contested Transitions in South Africa and India and Contemporary India and South Africa: Legacies, Identities, Dilemmas.  She specialises in clinical sociology. The main focus of her research is on whistleblowing, contested identities in student communities and South African sociology.  She has also published on HIV/Aids, relative deprivation and developments in higher education.



 
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