Rosemarie Buikema is professor of Arts, Culture and Diversity and director of the Graduate Gender Programme of the Faculty of Arts at Utrecht University. She is also the director of the Marie Curie Early Stage Training Network, an international PhD training programme in Women’s and Gender Studies funded by the European Commission. Over the last decade she has been involved in several joint research and teaching projects with both the University of the Western Cape and the University of Cape Town.
Kopano Ratele is professor in the Institute of Social and Health Sciences at the University of South Africa. He was previously professor at the University of the Western Cape where he taught in the Psychology Department and Women’s & Gender Studies. Some of his work includes editing or co-editing the collections Social Psychology: Identities and Relationship and Intergroup Relations: South African Perspectives.
Tamara Shefer is director and professor of the Women’s and Gender Studies Programme at the University of the Western Cape. She has been co-editor on three other texts, The Gender of Psychology; Contemporary issues in human development; and Discourses on difference, discourses on oppression, and has researched and published in the areas of sexuality, HIV/Aids, and gender and psychology.
Anna Strebel, managing partner at Sekao Headways Research, Training and Development, is a former professor of psychology at the University of the Western Cape. She is a registered research and clinical psychologist, and has worked in a number of psychiatric hospitals. Her doctoral work was on women and Aids, and her current research interests include STI/HIV/Aids, gender and sexuality, mental health and project evaluation.
Nokuthula Shabalala is senior lecturer and current director of the Child Guidance Clinic, the training unit for postgraduate clinical training of the Psychology Department, University of Cape Town. Her research interests include the intersection of psychological/psychiatric practice, race and gender; gender violence; HIV/Aids; and diversity management. She is also a consultant psychologist on the Sexual Abuse Victim Empowerment (SAVE) project run by The Cape Mental Health Society.