Dr Crispen Chinguno, Sol Plaatje University

Dr Crispen Chinguno is a sociologist who received his doctorate from the University of the Witwatersrand (2015). In the broader discipline, his research falls within the sociology of work, and he investigates trade unionism and social movements on South Africa’s platinum belt. Dr Chinguno won a major fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies’ African Humanities Program, which ran concurrently with a Ford Foundation award. He appeared as an expert witness before the Farlan Commission of Enquiry into the Marikana events.