Staff Profiles

Prof. Mogopodi Hazel Lekorwe

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Faculty of Social Sciences

Political and Administrative Studies

Associate Professor

Location: Block 247/411
Phone: +267 355 2741
Email Prof. Mogopodi Hazel Lekorwe

1. B.A in Politics and Administration

2. Masters in Social Science (MSoc.Sci)

3. Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

4. PhD. in Development Management

Prof. Mogopodi Lekorwe is an Associate Professor in Public Administration at the University of Botswana. He has published a number of papers and other publications and lectures at the University of Botswana. Dr. Lekorwe has been involved in several professional fora, research projects and educational programmes. He has been instrumental in launching and catalyzing a number of professional development programmes, primarily for public administrations within SADC. He has developed and participated in over 30 Executive training programmes for the Centre of Public Administration and Management (CESPAM), a regional centre based at the University for which he was a Director until March 2012. He holds degrees in Politics and Administration, Masters in Business Administration and a Doctorate in Development Administration and Management.

Prof. Lekorwe is also the National Investigator for the Afrobarometer project which undertakes research in over 35 countries in Africa. The latest research for which results were released between September 2019 and June 2020. Prof. Lekorwe was also the Principal Investigator in a research on the Political Economy of Social Protection Policy Uptake in Africa.  This is a collaborative research undertaken by different Universities in Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Botswana and Nigeria. He is also a senior member of the Democracy Research Project of the University of Botswana.

Prof. Lekorwe is a member of several University Committees including Senate.

Local Government

Public Policy


Managing Negotiations

Management of Public Enterprises

Organisation Development

Democracy and Local Governance

Organisation Development


Leadership and Public Policy


Public Opinion surveys on Markets, Economy, Governance and Democracy

Public Policy

Disaster Management


Gender and Public policy



1. Moseki,K;Sinkamba, R;Gaobolae, S & Lekorwe, M (2020)  Batswana See Civil Liberties as largely intact, split on possible trade-offs for security  Afrobarometer Dispatch no 350.

2. Sithole, A; Lekorwe, M (2019) Wome's use of Indigenous Knowledge Systems to cope with Climate Change. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, vol 6. no 6 pp111-119.

3. Rajah, N & Lekorwe, M (2017) E-government development in Africa: the case of the Syechelles, Mauritius, South Africa and Botswana--lessons for Zimbabwe   International Journal of Trends in Research and Development. vol 4 (5)

4. Lekorwe, M & Suping, K (2016) Ease of Using Government Services in Botswana: Household Services, Public Education and Health. International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities. vol 11. no 1 pp 101-117


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