Kibbie Naidoo is Head of Professional Academic Staff Development at the University of Johannesburg. Prior to joining UJ she taught in Sociology, Industrial Sociology and in Higher Education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Kibbie served as an executive member of the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA). She is on the advisory board of the Teaching Advancement at University (TAU) Fellowship Programme which is funded by the DHET collaborative Grant and is co-convenor of the South African Universities (SAULT) Forum. Her research interests include academic agency in curriculum development, professional academic development and social justice in education.