I am a senior lecturer who specializes in teaching Contemporary Sociological Theory, Social Change: Technology and Society, Advanced Social Theory, Advanced Research Methodology –Philosophy of Science and Advanced Sociology/Philosophy of Technology. I have published in Sociology and Higher Education Journals in fields such as Academic Discourse and students writing practices, Sociology of Higher Education in South Africa and Modern Technology and Society. The themes covered include: At Home, Institutional Culture and the University, Institutional imperatives of Higher Education, Developmental State and Higher Education, Race, Class, State and Higher Education and the Ambivalence of Technology. My current research interests are in the areas of Information technology and society, sociological theory, hermeneutics and phenomenology, philosophy of science, Sociology of Higher Education and Social Change. I serve as Associate Editor for the Journal of English as International Language and I have reviewed several papers addressing hegemonic and pedagogic practices in the teaching of English as second language. In addition, I also serve in the capacity of peer reviewer for Sociology Journals.