Dean's Profile : Humanities

DR T. Dube (Dean Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences)

Dr. T. Dube (Dean :Humanities and Social Sciences)


  • PhD in Social Science, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
  • MA in Development Studies,  University of Leeds, United Kingdom
  • PGD in Monitoring and Evaluation, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • MA, University of Zimbabwe
  • BA. Hons, University of Zimbabwe




Research Interests

Dr Dube’s areas of current research interest include Climate Change Adaptation in the Global South, the interface between HIV and Key Populations in Southern Africa, Monitoring and Evaluation and community based water resources management. He has been a member of research teams that have conducted multi-country studies on the effectiveness experimental and emerging programming models for World Vision, covering Zimbabwe and Zambia. He has also been a core member of a research team that investigated Key Populations access to HIV healthcare services in eight Southern African countries namely, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Malawi, Swaziland and Zambia. He has consulted for various local and international organisations including but not limited to World Vision, Hivos, Plan International, Diakonia, Trocaire and Dabane Trust as a researcher and programme evaluator.

Dr Dube teaches undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in monitoring and evaluation, development management, and computer assisted data analysis using quantitative computer programmes


  • Dube T. Moyo, P. Ndlovu S. & Phiri K. (2016). Towards a Framework for the Integration of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Meteorological Science in Seasonal Climate Forecasting: The Case of Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe.J Hum Ecol54(1), 49-58.
  • Dube T. and Moyo P. (In Press), Rethinking the local dynamics around climate change information usage for adaptation by smallholder farmers in Matobo District, Zimbabwe, in Akpan, W. and Moyo P. (eds.) Green, Brown and Rainbow, Cambridge University Press, Cape Town
  • Dube T. (2016) Climate Change Information Usage for Adaptation Purposes in Zimbabwe, Scholars Press, Saarbrucken, Germany (ISBN 978-3-659-83)
  • Dube T. Moyo P. Mpofu M. & Nyathi D. (2016), The Impact of Climate Change on Agro-Ecological Based Livelihoods in Africa: A Review, Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 9 (1), pp. 256 -267
  • Dube T. (2015) Gender disparities in educational enrolment and attainment in Sub-Saharan Africa, Journal of Educational and Social Research, Vol. 5 No. 3, pp. 279-285
  •  Moyo P. and Dube T. (2014), Edging towards a tipping point? An appraisal of the evolution of livelihoods under climate change in semi-arid Matobo, Zimbabwe, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 3 No. 6, pp. 1340-1353.
  • Dube T. (2014), The socio-economic effects of cross-border migration on Zimbabwe’s border lying communities - A case study of Beitbridge and Plumtree, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 3 (1), pp. 89-107.
  • Dube T. (2013), Engendering Politics and Parliamentary Representation in Zimbabwe, Journal of African Studies and Development, Vol. 5 (8), pp. 200-207
  • Dub, T., and Phiri K. (2013) Rural Livelihoods Under Stress: The Impact of Climate Change on Rural Livelihoods in South Western Zimbabwe, American Journal of Contemporary Research, 3, No. 5, pp.11-25
  • Dube T. (2013), Negotiating Fieldwork Politics in Development Evaluation: A Case Study of a Women’s Empowerment Project, International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 228-234
  • Dube T. (2012), Emerging Issues in Community Based Water Resources Management Approach: A Case Study of Gwanda District, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 1, No. 3
  • Dube T. (2011), A Decade of Food Insecurity in Zimbabwe, 2001-2011, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany: ISBN 978-3-8465-4599-7
  • Dube T. (2011), Women, Liberation and Culture in Ndebele Literature, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany: ISBN 978-3847325666
  • Hadebe S. et. al., (2001), Isichazamazwi SesiNdebele (SiNdebele Dictionary) College Press, Harare
  • Matshakayile-Ndlovu T. et al. (2001) Ukuhluzwa kwamanoveli eSiNdebele aka1956 Kusiyafika ku1975, University of Zimbabwe   Publications, Harare