People

Khumo Motshwari

  • Role in Center:

    SMUS Doctoral Student

  • Discipline:

    Sociology

  • University:

    University of Botswana

  • Country:

    Botswana

Biography: Khumo Motshwari is a full-time student at the University of Botswana. She has a Master of Arts in Development Studies (2015- 2017), Postgraduate Diploma in Education (2018) and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and English (2010 – 2014).  She has worked as a researcher at the Botswana Crime Research Institute, and as a teacher at Botlhale Cambridge International School.

She is enrolled in the Government of Botswana Graduate Voluntary Scheme and has a post at the Ministry of Basic Education as an administration officer.

Additionally, she was a research assistant to a lecturer at the University of Botswana who was doing a study on ‘Understanding Experiences of Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy in Gaborone Botswana’. In 2010 she also worked as a  volunteer at the University of Botswana Environmental Conservation Society.

Upon completing her studies, she hopes to apply her knowledge of urban and regional planning in Botswana. Her interest areas are juvenile delinquency, deviance, and public and private schools’ safety as public spaces.

Research Topic
: Juvenile Delinquency in Gaborone, Botswana; An Analytical Study of Factors from selected secondary schools.  

Areas of Expertise:

  • Deviance
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Anti-social Behaviour
  • Safety of schools 

Prizes & Awards:

  • Awarded a certificate of attendance to a workshop titled: research development workshop on quality research (2016).

Memberships & Networks:

  • Subscribed to the International Sociological Association in 2020.
  • Committee member –  Victory Fellowship World Outreach Centre.
  • Member of Botswana BirdLife in 2015.