Ms Marie Wentzel

DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
TELEPHONE: 012 302 2729

Ms Marie Wentzel is a chief researcher in the Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery research programme. She holds an MA degree (cum laude) in History from the University of Stellenbosch. Before joining the HSRC, she worked at the University of Stellenbosch, where she was responsible for research on the South African Labour Party.

Her areas of research interest include: international and internal migration and South Africa's political history. Most recently she was involved in projects on immigration, justice and service delivery. Her publication record spans the authoring and co-authoring of a number of journal articles, chapters in books, research reports and conference papers. In 1993 and 1994, she was a co-receiver of the HSRC's Board Award for Multi-disciplinary Research.