Emeritus Professor Crain Soudien

School of Education

Emeritus Professor Crain Soudien’s lifelong research has focused on the sociology of education. His work looks at social difference, with particular attention to the questions of race, class and gender. He is currently writing a history of the idea of race. This will be his fourth book. He has also co-edited more than seven books and published over 210 articles, reviews, reports and book chapters. 

Soudien – who is a professor in UCT’s School of Education – has been honoured as an Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria and holds an honorary professorship at Nelson Mandela University.