Briza Authors

At Briza, our authors are our pride! They are specialists in their fields and above all great writers, producing excellent books which educate us and lead us to a greater understanding of our world.

Harris Steinman

Briza Publications author Harris Steinman, a medical doctor based in Cape Town, has a special interest in allergy and allergens and has written a number of reference books on the subject. A keen photographer since his teenage years, he is largely self-taught but studied photography at the Ruth Prowse School of Art, where his teachers included Alain Proust and Anthony Johnson.

Initially he worked in black and white but later switched to colour slides and was as early convert to digital photography. He is interested in a wide range of photographic subjects but is particularly attracted to landscapes and flora. A selection of his landscape images was exhibited in the South African National Museum in October-November 2012.

Books by Harris Steinman

  • Kirstenbosh – Beyond Words

Rolf Becker

Briza Publications author Rolf Becker graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry, as well as a Master of Science and PhD in Biochemistry. He was Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Limpopo for 20 years, while also furthering his...

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Alma Möller

Briza Publications author Alma Möller graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Botany and Genetics, and a Master of Science in Entomology, after obtaining a postgraduate certificate in Electron Microscopy. She worked at the University of Limpopo as Electron...

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CJ Cilliers

Author CJ Cilliers is a retired researcher with a PhD in entomology. She is known for her research on the biological control of insects pests and aquatic weeds, implementing biological control and integrated pest and weed management in South Africa and elsewhere. This...

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CE van Ginkel

Author CE van Ginkel is a freshwater scientist, with a PhD in botany. As a special scientist in the then Department of Water Affairs, she practised aquatic science over several decades throughout South Africa. She was the coordinator of the National Eutrophication...

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Piet van Wyk

The late author Piet van Wyk (1931 - 2006) was a biologist who worked for three decades as a researcher in the Kruger National Park. He authored several popular books on southern African trees. Wyle outeur Piet van Wyk (1931 - 2006) was 'n bioloog wat drie dekades as...

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