Dean’s Office


Prof. Allucia Lulu Shokane is a Professor of Social Work and Acting Dean in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Zululand. She was previously appointed as the Acting Deputy Dean of Research and Internationalisation. The title of her: Development of A Participatory Community Development Model for Rural Communities Affected by Natural Disasters. Prof. Shokane has experience and knowledge of research in social work, community development, rural development and participatory development. Her research interests include among others the broad field of Social Work and Community Development; indigenous knowledge and practices within context of community development; poverty alleviation strategies; asset-oriented community-led development (ABCD) – thus specific to social work education


Contact Info

Phone: +27 35 905 6660


GM Naidoo

Acting Deputy Dean of Research, Innovation, and Internationalisation

ZG Buthelezi

Acting Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning

SM Khanyile

Secretary to the Dean

BO Mashiyane

Faculty Officer

X Xothongo

Faculty Manager

JN Gininda

Admin Support: Teaching and Learning