Dr. Lobelo D. Mogorosi is the Head of the Department of Social Work, in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education (FHSSE). He serves in various fora, including FHSSE Higher Degrees Committee and university senate. He has worked for over 30 years in the higher education sector. His areas of interest and specialization include Social Work and the Workplace, employee assistance /wellness programs (EAP), social policy and social research. He has supervised student research projects in both under-graduate and graduate degree levels. Dr. Mogorosi’s contribution to scholarship has been through research projects, presentations at various settings including conferences (national and international), serving as external examiner for graduate research projects, as well as by publications. His recent works include:

  • ‘Selected Salient Features for Research in the Human and Social Sciences’, in M.G Mapaya (ed.). 2021. African Epistemology in the 21st Century: The Human and Social Science’s Perspective, University of Venda, Limpopo Province. ISBN: 978-0-620-95338-2 (University of Venda): 194-226.


  • Manganyi, P.S. and Mogorosi, L.D. 2021. ‘Assessment of the Utilization of Employee Assistance Programme: The Case of a Tertiary Hospital, Limpopo Province, South Africa’, Gender and Behaviour, 19(1): (ISSN: 1596 9231).
  • Mogorosi, L.D. and Thabede, D.G. 2018. ‘Social Work and Indigenisation: A South African Perspective’, Southern African Journal of Social Work and Social Development, 29(2): 01-18 (ISSN 2415-5829 (Online) | ISSN 0520-0097 (Print)).

Links to other profiles:  ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1309-2357

Department: Department of Social Work
Designation: Senior lecturer and Head of Department
Qualifications: BA (SW) (UNIN), BA (SW) (Hons) (Unizul), MS, DSW (Columbia University)
Phone: +2715 962-8157
Email: lobelo.mogorosi@univen.ac.za
Office No: C-47, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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