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Vinothan Naidoo

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Studies, UCT

Dr Vinothan Naidoo is a senior lecturer in the Department of Political Studies and teaches in the Public Policy and Administration programme.

He has an MA in Political Studies from Rhodes University and a PhD in Public Administration from the University of Cape Town.  His research interests include institutional transformation in the South African public sector, institutional coordination, political-administrative relations and the developmental role of the bureaucracy.

Prior to joining UCT Dr Naidoo was directly involved in many government and donor-commissioned research studies on issues such as public sector restructuring, inter-governmental relations, and service delivery responses in South Africa.