Teboho Moja, PhD 1985 (University of Wisconsin); MEd 1982 (Wits); BEd 1979, BA 1977 (University of the North)


Dr. Teboho Moja is a professor of higher education at New York University (NYU), and has been a policy analyst with a focus on the South African higher education system. The late Nelson Mandela appointed her Executive Director and Commissioner to the National Commission on Higher Education, and she has served as Special Advisor to two Ministers of Education in South Africa. In addition, Teboho was a board member of the International Institute of Education Planning (IIEP) in Paris and was a founding member and President of the Union of Democratic University Staff Associations (UDUSA). She has published extensively on higher education in South Africa, and served on the UNESCO Scientific Committee for Africa. She is the co-author of a book on educational change in South Africa since the first democratic elections in 1994.

Teboho has held visiting professorships at the University of Oslo,Tampere University, University of Pretoria and University of Johannesburg.