PUG Supported Students

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Miguel Josslyn Isaac

Junior RESEARCHER - DEPT. OF POLITICAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE

Miguel Isaac is a master's candidate in Political Studies at the University of the Western Cape. Her research project works towards achieving 3 of the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals i.e., affordable and clean energy; sustainable cities and communities; and climate action. Isaac’s research focuses on elite infrastructural secession and the implications for social justice. Isaac's core value in life is to inspire, impact, and empower the people in her community.

Zackeen Thomas

Junior RESEARCHER - DEPT. OF POLITICAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE

Zackeen Thomas is a Master's Student in Political Studies at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). His research interests include urban politics, governance, and democracy. His Master's dissertation explores the secession of households in Cape Town from state-provided water infrastructure to private hybrid networks, such as installing a borehole, and the impacts thereof on sustainable urban water governance.

Martin Tarh

Junior RESEARCHER - DEPT. OF POLITICAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE

Martin Eyong Tarh is a dedicated University of the Western Cape (UWC) community member for the past five years. Tarh has a Bachelor's Degree in English Private Law from the University of Yaounde and a Honours and Masters in Political Studies at UWC. He has also collaborated with organizations like "Reclaim the City" in Cape Town to contribute to research and project development. Tarh has presented at the esteem 5th Global Change Conference and attended various research technique workshops, resulting in a few publications. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in the Political Science department at UWC.