Dr. Teboho Moja is a Professor of Higher Education at New York University, an Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape – South Africa, and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She is the recipient of the Martin Luther King, jr. Faculty Award (2019), the National Research Foundation- Lifetime Achiever Award (2019), Women in International Education Award (2019), and Graduate Students Star Award (2019).
She was appointed Executive Director and Commissioner of the National Commission on Higher Education in South Africa (1995), has published extensively on higher education policy, presented numerous keynote addresses at international conferences on higher education issues.
She has served on numerous committees, advisory boards and boards of international bodies such as UNESCO and Councils of Universities in South Africa. She has served as Chair on the Boards and continues as a member for the Center for Higher Education Trust and University World News – Africa edition.