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Associate Professor Anne Mc Lennan

Associate Professor Anne Mc Lennan

Associate Professor and Research Director at the Wits Graduate School of Public and Development Management

Prof Anne Mc Lennan
Qualifications

MEd (distinction) (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)

PhD in Politics (University of Liverpool, England)



Areas of Expertise

Governance, Development, Public Policy, Public Administration, Public Service Delivery

 

Biography

Anne Mc Lennan is an Associate Professor and the Research Director at the Wits Graduate School of Public and Development Management. She has a MEd (with distinction) from Wits University and a PhD (Politics) from the University of Liverpool. Prof Mc Lennan was part of the team who established the Wits Graduate School in the early 1990s to contribute to the development of a post-apartheid public service. She has been teaching and supervising for 21 years in the broad areas of governance and development. She was seconded to the Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy (PALAMA) as a Deputy Director-General for Executive Development. Her research interests encompass the interface between governance and public service delivery, public sector reform more generally, the wider context of the politics of delivery in (unequal and under-resourced) African contexts and issues of inclusion. Governance and Public Policy on the Masters of Management in Public Policy Governance, Leadership and Public Value on the masters of Management in Governance and Public Leadership.

Wits Graduate School of Public and Development Management

2011 – Present (5 years)

I teach in the areas of governance, development and public administration. As Research Director, I am responsible for student and staff research in the School. I am interested in humanitarian development management and leadership.

Deputy Director General Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy

January 2009 – January 2011 (2 years 1 month)

Associate Professor Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand

October 1992 – January 2009 (16 years 4 months)

I am currently seconded to government.

Researcher NBI

1991 – 1992 (1 year)