Honorary Professor Mark Watson

Honorary Professor

School of Education
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Professor Mark Watson Professor Watson has had a long association with the School of Education through his collaboration with Dr Mary McMahon. They have a number of joint research projects and their cross-cultural and cross-national perspective adds significantly to the power of their research designs on career development and career counselling. Professor Watson is a scientist with the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa. He is also Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Mark is a member of the following Editorial/Advisory Boards: British Journal of Guidance and Counselling; International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, Indian Journal for Career and Livelihood Planning.

Qualifications

  • National Higher Education Diploma, University of Port Elizabeth
  • PhD Career develop of coloured high school pupils, University of Port Elizabeth
  • Master of Arts, University of Port Elizabeth
  • Bachelor of Art (Honours in Psychology), Rhodes University
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Port Elizabeth

Publications

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • McMahon, Mary and Watson, Mark (2012). Career development: 21st century global issues and challenges. In Mark Watson and Mary McMahon (Ed.), Career development: global issues and challenges (pp. 1-10) New York, USA: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Watson, Mark and McMahon, Mary (2012). Planning your thesis: systemic and personal issues. In J. G. (Kobus) Maree (Ed.), Complete your thesis or dissertation successfully: practical guidelines (pp. 12-17) Cape Town, South Africa: Juta.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Honorary Professor Mark Watson is not currently available to take on new students.