2. Professor Jacqui Akhurst
Professor Jacqui Akhurst started her career as a teacher, became a school psychologist and then a full-time academic. Starting in KZN, moving to the UK in 2004 (York and York St John Universities) and then to Rhodes in 2015, her research focus has long been community psychology. Through her inspiration and guidance, Rhodes Psychology Department is one of the university's most active - and effective - when it comes to community engagement. In the second edition of the podcast, hear how she has helped create powerful interventions for students and community organisations alike.