2010 Faculty Pioneers

Faculty Pioneer
Professor of Sustainable Development,

School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University

Mark Swilling is Professor of Sustainable Development in the School of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch University and Academic Director of the Sustainability Institute. He is responsible for the design and implementation of a Masterís and Doctoral Program in Sustainable Development that gets delivered at the Sustainability Institute in Stellenbosch, South Africa. He also heads up the TSAMA Hub, a new Center for the transdisciplinary study of sustainability and complexity at Stellenbosch University; the TSAMA Hub hosts a new Doctoral Program that involves collaboration among seven of Stellenbosch Universityís departments. Professor Swilling has written widely on social, environmental and economic issues; he has published 37 articles in accredited journals, 8 books/edited collections, 59 peer reviewed articles in edited books, and has two books in publication. Professor Swilling is a member of the United Nationís Environment Programís International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management. Professor Swilling obtained his PhD from the University of Warwick in 1994.


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