Norman Duncan

Norman Duncan

Dean of Humanities / University of Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA.

Professor Duncan is a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa and President of the Psychological Society of South Africa. He was previously attached to the Universities of the Western Cape and the University of the Witwatersrand.

He holds a professorship in Psychology, he studied at the University of the Western Cape and the Université Paul Valérie (Montpellier III, France).

From 2008 he has contributed as one of the lead researchers at The Apartheid Archives Project; an international research initiative that aims to examine the nature of the experiences of racism of South Africans under the old apartheid order and their continuing effects on individual and group functioning in contemporary South Africa. 

Between 2006 and 2012 he served as the Scientific Chair of the 30th International Congress of Psychology: Psychology in the Service of Humanity. Furthermore, he serves on the editorial boards of 4 international journals of psychology. Lastly, he is a full member of the New Club of Paris, an international think-tank.

His research and publications are primarily in the fields of racism, developmental psychology and community psychology. He has co-edited some 12 volumes in these fields, including:

  • Developmental Psychology. Juta/UCT Press, 2009.
  • 'Race', Racism, Knowledge Production and Psychology in South Africa. Nova Science Publications, 2001.

CROP News and Events

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

​The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION: Edited by Chris Tapscott, Tor Halvorsen, Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario.

The Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION Edited by Mariano Féliz and Aaron L. Rosenberg.

News from CROPNET

Knowledge, evidence and how to "leave no one behind"

14-16 October 2019 | University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Afica

CALL FOR PAPERS - DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 20 May 2019: International workshop co-organised by UiB-Global, UKZN, CODESRIA, HSRC and DST

Jobs: The highway out of poverty

24 April (10:00-11:30) | Bergen Global

LECTURE by David McKenzie, Lead Economist in the World Bank Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Development Unit

World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Science, Ethics and Responsibility" (deadline 10 April).