Dr. Tawanda Masuka


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
  • Master of Social Work (University of Zimbabwe)
  • Bachelor of Social Work Honours (University of Zimbabwe)
  • Certificate in Project Management (University of Zimbabwe)

Position: Lecturer, Department of Social Work

Phone: +263 772 640 336
Email: tmasuka@buse.ac.zw, masuka.tawanda82@gmail.com

Research Interests
Child poverty, community development, developmental social work.


  1. Tawanda Masuka – Transforming Social Work in Zimbabwe from Social Control to Social Change. The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher 2015 27(2):204-219.
  2. Tawanda Masuka – The New Constitution of Zimbabwe and its Implications for Social Workers. Journal of Social Welfare and Human Rights 2014 2(1):29-40.
  3. Tawanda Masuka – Poverty and child abuse in Zimbabwe: a social work perspective. Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal 2013 14(1):82-88.
  4. Richard Gamuchirai Banda & Tawanda Masuka -The systematic marginalization of women in conflict resolution initiatives in Zimbabwe: The Case of the GPA. Southern
  5. Peace Review Journal 2(1 ) 2013-02-15 Special Issue with OSSREA Zimbabwe Chapter:56-74.