Malose Langa is a lecturer in the School of Community and Human development at the University of Witwatersrand. Malose is a registered Community-Counselling Psychologist and works with victims of violence at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) Trauma Clinic. He was part of the research team that conducted a study with former combatants in the East Rand to explore challenges facing former combatants after 13 years of democracy. His research interests include risk-taking behaviours amongst the youth, suicide, substance abuse, trauma and the psychology of men (masculinity). Malose is a PhD candidate at Wits University and his thesis is entitled: Becoming a Man, Exploring multiple voices of masculinity amongst adolescent boys in Alexandra Township, South Africa.