Madia Levin, PhD

Faculty Senator

Madia Levin, PhD photo

Areas of Expertise

  • Organizational Psychology / Behavior
  • International Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology


  • PhD in Organizational Behavior, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • MCom  in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • BCom in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Pretoria, South Africa


  • A Strategic Organizational Behaviour Framework to Sustain the Effective Management of World Heritage Sites

Selected Publications

  • Levin, M.M., Geldenhuys, D.J., & van Niekerk, A. (2012). A call for trust in cross border business. African Journal of Business Management, 6(30), 9236–9242.
  • Van Niekerk, A., Geldenhuys, D.J., Levin, M.M., May, M., & Moalusi, K.P. (2012). Implementing an operational risk management framework: Psycho-social factors in Tanzania. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 27(2), 77–86.
  • Geldenhuys, D.J., Levin, M.M., & Van Niekerk, A. (2012). Risk management as a social defense against anxiety. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology, 38(2),
  • Levin, M.M., & Buckett, A. (2011). Discourses regarding ethical challenges in assessments - Insights through a novel approach. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology, 37(1)
  • Levin, M.M. (2010). Identifying key issues in heritage organization behavior to facilitate sustained management: A case study from South Africa. Journal of Contemporary Management, 7, 208–230.

Selected Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty, International Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (2013-2018)
  • International Operations Analyst, Indeed (2016 to 2018)
  • Faculty, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of South Africa (2009-2012)
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychologist