Aubrey Mpungose

Aubrey Mpungose

Aubrey Mpungose

Degrees Held

  • MSc Geography (UKZN)
  • BSc Honours Geography and Environmental Management (UKZN)
  • BSS Geography and Environmental Management (UKZN)


  • 2018- To date: Lecturer, University of KwaZulu-Natal – Education and Development
  • 2015-2017: Junior Researcher, Human Sciences Research Council

Research Interests

  • Poverty, vulnerability and social and environmental justice
  • Youth, education and economic and labour market dynamics in South Africa
  • Geographies of children and young people
  • Using large dataset (census, surveys) and GIS to analyse socio-economic and spatial issues

Teaching Interests

  • Teaching modules in Education and Development.




Research Record

  • Mpungose, A. (2016). Megaprojects, Urban Development and Dreams: Socio-spatial, Economic and Environmental Impacts of proposed Port Expansions in Durban. Presented at the 2016 eThekwini Research symposium, 5-6 April.
  • Mpungose, A. (2016) Speculative mega-projects: Impacts of proposed port expansions in Durban. HSRC Review, 4, 31-33.
  • Mpungose, A. (2016). Gendered Outvcomes: Evaluation of NDA Funded Projects in South Africa. Presented at the HSRC Poverty and Inequality Conference, 22-23 November.