Prof Dr Kopano Ratele
Kopano Ratele is Professor in the Institute of Social and Health Sciences at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and researcher in the South African Medical Research Council-UNISA Violence, Injury & Peace Research Unit. He runs the programmes on Transdisciplinary African Psychologies and Masculinities, Traditions and Social Change. His work mainly focuses on boys, men and masculinities in intersection with traditions, violence, class, sexuality, and race. He is past president of the Psychological Society of South Africa and a member of a number of editorial boards, including Feminism and Psychology, NORMA: the International Journal for Masculinity Studies, and Psychology in Society. His books include There was this goat (with Antjie Krog and Nosisi Mpolweni, 2009) and Liberating masculinities (2016).