Patricia K Litho holds a PhD in Innovation and cultural studies from the School of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies, University of East London (UK). Her PhD thesis was “ICTs and the ‘empowerment’ of women in rural Uganda”,
Dr. Litho has a master of Arts in Communications with a bias in Business Communication from Schiller International University (London, UK), A Postgraduate Diploma in journalism and Media Management from Uganda Management Institute (UMI) and a Bachelor of Arts from Makerere University.
Patricia has taught at the Department since September 2011 to date in various programmes at both a graduate and undergraduate level. The subjects she has taught include Broadcasting, Advertising, Public Relations Writing and Specialized Writing.
Patricia who is also Coordinator for the MA programme also supervises students research at bot the Masters and PhD level. She is also a PhD Examiner.
Prior to Makerere, Dr. Litho was Had of Professional Grouping for Social Sciences at Cavendish University Uganda. She also taught at both the graduate and under graduate level. She was the module leader for Research Methodology and also taught Public Relations, Promotional Writing, broadcasting, ICTS for Development, managing information and Audience Research
Between 2003 and 2007, Patricia also taught at the University of East London, UK. She lectured on ICTs for Development in the global context and study skills at the School of Social Sciences, Media and Cultural Studies and taught Sociology of Childhood, Children and the media at the School of Education and Community Studies,.
Outside academia, Patricia Works with the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) as a Communication and Public Relations Specialist.
Patricia has undertaken various local and international consultancy assignments in the areas of media and gender, gender, broadcasting, gender and enterprise, gender based violence, child labour, child trafficking, broadcasting and media writing. The latest being assessing media capacity to produce gender sensitive products, for the International labour Organisation (ILO)