Dr. Matimba Allan Mabasa is a Senior Lecturer of Social Work, in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education (FHSSE). He holds D Phil, MSW, BSW from the University of Limpopo and a Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. He published eleven journal articles with accredited journals. His teaching focus areas are on introduction to social work approaches of Social Work, Policy and Legislation, Advanced Group Work, and Integrated Method of Intervention in Social Work. His research interests are on substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, environmental social work, migration, gerontology, folklore, Ubuntu, learner’s school violence, social justice, and service delivery.  His recent works include:

  • Enoch Rabotata, Jabulani Makhubele, Themba Baloyi, Prudence Mafa, Motshidisi Kwakwa, Tuelo Masilo, Frans Matlakala, and Allan Mabasa. 2021. The Impact of Xenophobic Attacks on the Livelihoods of Migrants in Selected Provinces of South Africa. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 10, 254-259.
  • Baloyi Themba, Makhubele Jabulani, Matlakala Frans, Masilo Tuelo, Kwakwa Motshidisi, Mabasa Allan, Rabotata Enoch & Mafa Prudence. 2021. A Nexus of Educational Qualifications and Economic Prospects for Migrants in Selected Provinces of South Africa. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 18(7):1-13. ISSN: 1823-884x.
  • Mabasa MA, Makhubele JC, Kwakwa MM, Matlakala FK, Mafa P, Baloyi TV, Masilo DT, Rabotata NE., 2021. The survival interactional strategies toward sustainable livelihoods amongst the migrants in the rural areas of Limpopo Province. Technium Social Sciences Journal, 24:729-739.

Department: Department of Social Work
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: BA (SW), MA (SW) (UL), PGDIP (HE) (UKZN), D Phil (SW) (UL)
Phone: +2715 962 8579
Email: Allan.Mabasa@univen.ac.za
Office No: C7 – 5, Humanities and Social Sciences Building