Nyamadzawo Sibanda

Nyamadzawo Sibanda BA, BSc, MSc, MSc
Prae Doc University Assistant

Sensengasse 3/2/2
1090 Vienna
Email: nyamadzawo.sibanda@univie.ac.at
T: +43-1-4277-64125

Nyamadzawo Sibanda is a doctoral researcher in return migration and integration. With academic background in public policy analysis, local governance, international migration and development evaluation, Nyamadzawo has work experience in academia and civil society organisations. He worked in refugee integration in South Africa, focusing on refugees in higher education. In addition, Nyamadzawo has worked in monitoring and evaluation consultancy in South Africa, focusing of socio-economic and regional development programmes in South Africa. Nyamadzawo has five-years’ experience in teaching and learning higher education in South Africa (Durban University of Technology), focusing on student development, academic literacy and local governance. 

Research Focus

  • International migration (migration-development nexus, transnationalism, integration, return migration)
  • Development studies (development cooperation and aid, theories and paradigms of development, intersectionality, politics of development)
  • Local governance (decentralization, local economic development, African urban governance)
  • Development evaluation (monitoring and evaluation, programme design)