Dr Francì Cronjé is a Cape Town-based educator, researcher, and academic, holding a doctorate in Media Studies (UCT) and two master’s degrees: one in Fine Art (Wits) and the other in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (Cum Laude) (SU).

She is a Research Associate at The IIE Vega School, where she also supervises several Master’s candidates. Firmly rooted in Critical Thinking, Media Studies, and postgraduate teaching and learning, research interests include Online Learning, Multimodal Discourse analysis, and Border Crossing identity theory.

Her own postgraduate study and supervision experience fuels her to express her passion for academic writing by helping postgraduate students as an academic development editor. The motivational aspect of this role also cements her commitment to the FPP programme where she acts as an editor and Teaching and Learning consultant as part of the NRF application process.