Venitha Pillay

Associate Professor, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Venitha Pillay is associate professor in Department of Education at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she is currently working in the fields of education and feminist research methodologies. Dr. Pillay is a teacher by training and has taught at high school, college and university level. Her additional research interests include developing women academics by understanding, explaining and addressing the limited movement of women academics into higher echelons of academia as well as interrogating feminist research methodologies. She would like to work more constructively with women academics to develop their publication potential and research focuses in the near future. Dr. Pillay is an author of Academic Mothers, a book which was reviewed in Feminist Africa and is her most important piece of writing so far. Dr. Pillay holds an MA in literature with a focus to South African women's writing, and a Ph.D. in policy studies.

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