Linda Richter

Linda Richter, a Distinguished Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, is the Director of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) – National Research Foundation (NRF) Centre of Excellence in Human Development. She is an Emeritus Distinguished Research Fellow at the Human Sciences Research Council, an elected Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a Research Associate in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Oxford University. Linda’s research interests are in child, adolescent and family development. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious South African Medical Research Council President’s Lifetime Achievement Award.