Emeritus Professor Robert Cameron

Emeritus Professor

What makes you interesting?



  • Roles


  • PhD Public Administration, University of Cape Town

  • External Appointments

    Associate Editor

    International Journal of Public Sector Management

  • Useful Links

  • Research, Knowledge Exchange and Impact

    Research Interests

    Public Sector Reform

    Local Government

    Public Administration Theory

    Current Research Activities


  • Teaching

    Undergraduate teaching

    Introduction to Public Administration Local Government Politics and Administration

    Postgraduate teaching

    Public Management

    Public Sector Reform

    Comparative Local Government

    Public Administration Thought

  • Postgrad Supervision

    Most aspects of local government, including boundary demarcation Public Management/Public Sector Reform Public Administration theory
  • Publications


    Cameron, R. Public Sector Reform in South Africa: 1994-2021. Bingley, West Yorkshire: Emerald, 2022

    Levy, B, Cameron R, Hoadley U and Naidoo V. The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces, Oxford, Oxford University, 2018.

    Articles in Academic Journals

    Fernandez, S, Cameron, R and Lee, H. ‘Representation, Diversity, and Organizational Performance: ‘A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration in the Context of South African Local Government’. Administration & Society, 1-27, online, 2023.

    Johnson, K, Danho E, Yarrow E, Cameron R, Dann Z, Ekinsmyth C, Busoi G and Doyle A. Governance and public policies: Support for women entrepreneurs in France and England? International Review of Administrative Sciences, Accepted for Publication, Online, 12 October 2012, to be published, in Edition 90 (1), 2024.