Mr Jean-Paul Pophaim
Position
Junior Lecturer (Units)
Department
Criminology
Address
Room 4B
Criminology
South Block: IB 32
Telephone
051 401 7981
Office
Main Building: South Block 24C
Information

Short CV

Jean-Paul Pophaim is currently employed as a junior lecturer (units) at the Department of Criminology, University of the Free State. Currently responsible for lecturing Criminal Justice (CRIM 1624) and Penology (CRIM 2614) After matriculating from Northern Cape High School in Kimberley, he completed both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of the Free State (UFS) and plans on registering for his phD early next year. 

Research

Conference and Workshop Presentations:


Pophaim, J.P. (2019). Pathways in and out of homelessness: A strategic approach to reducing the phenomenon of homelessness. Paper presented at the Criminological Society of Africa (CRIMSA) International Biennial Conference. Polokwane, South Africa.
 
Pophaim, J.P. & Phillips, A.R. (2017). The Plight of the Homeless: Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Paper presented at the Criminological Society of Africa (CRIMSA) International Biennial Conference. Pretoria, South Africa.

 

Awards:


2019 Departmental Prize (Criminology): Best Master of Social Science dissertation with specialisation in Victimology
 The University of Free State

2018 Master of Social Science with specialisation in Criminology - Obtained qualification with distinction (Cum Laude)
 The University of Free State

2016 Advanced Facilitator Training Course(s)
 Completion certificate

2016 4th African Postgraduate Course of Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice
 Completion certificate

2016  Departmental Prize (Criminology): Best postgraduate research student in Criminology
  The University of the Free State

2015 Bachelor of Social Science Honours with specialisation in Criminology - Obtained qualification with distinction (Cum Laude)
 The University of the Free State

Area(s) of Interest

 

His academic interest is focused on issues pertaining to the experiences of victimisation among vulnerable victim groups, specifically the homeless 

Courses Presented

CRIM 1624: An introduction to Criminal Justice 

CRIM 2614: Penology 

 

Community Service

Committees, Portfolios and Memberships

The Criminological Society of Africa (CRIMSA): Member

2017 – Present

The World Society of Victimology (WSV): Member

2017 – Present

The Department of Criminology (UFS): Research Committee Member

2017 – Present

The Golden Key International Honour Society: Member

2013 - Present


FACULTY CONTACT

T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Postgraduate:
Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Undergraduate:
Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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