Researcher Profile

John Williams

John Williams

School of Government
University of the Western Cape
Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa

Tel: (+2721) 959 3807 (work)
Email: (work)


John J Williams, PhD (Illinois, USA) is a professor in the School of Government, University of the Western Cape. Since the birth of democratic South Africa in 1994, Professor Williams has been engaged in various capacity building and training programmes throughout the country. His current research interests include Development Planning, performance management, service delivery, constitutional governance, citizenship, democratic rights, social change, public policy analysis, community participation and development planning in local government. Some of his publications, in pdf, are available at


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