Academic Staff

Dr. Aisha Sembatya Nakiwala
Lecturer
aisha@chuss.mak.ac.ug
About Me:

Aisha is a Lecturer and Head of Department. She holds a doctorate (PhD. Communication) from Makerere University, in collaboration with Örebro University, Sweden. She specialises in the area of strategic and social change communication and her teaching subjects are gender in the media, social and behaviour change communication, communication monitoring and evaluation, communication researh methods and development communication.

Dr. William Tayeebwa
Senior Lecturer
william@chuss.mak.ac.ug
About Me:

Dr. William Tayeebwa is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Journalism and Communication. He served as Head of Department from 2014 to 2020. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication from Concordia University, Montreal in Canada (2012); an MPhil in Media Studies from University of Oslo, Norway (2003); and a Bachelor of Mass Communication, Makerere University, Uganda (2000). His working experience has spurned several sectors that include academia, journalism, civil society, international organisations such as UNESCO, NORAD, SIDA and USAID, as well as government ministries.

Professor Goretti Linda Nassanga
Professor
nassanga@chuss.mak.ac.ug
About Me:

Prof. NASSANGA Goretti Linda is a Professor at the Journalism & Communication Department, Makerere University and was the first Head of the Department. She has had a long experience in the media, starting off as a journalist in 1980, moved into training in 1992 and is currently a lecturer and researcher.

Dr. Charlotte K. Ntulume
Lecturer
cntulume@chuss.mak.ac.ug
About Me:

Charlotte's teaching and research interests include: Public journalism; media, war and conflict reporting; peace journalism; and crisis communication. She holds a PhD. in Media and Communication from the University of Oslo, a Master of Science in Media and Communication from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a Bachelor of Mass Communication from Makerere University.

Dr. Gerald Walulya
Lecturer
werald@gmail.com
About Me:

Gerald Walulya is a Lecturer in the Department of Journalism and Communication, Makerere University. He holds a PhD in Political Communication from the University of Oslo, Norway. His teaching areas include, Public Affairs Reporting, News Writing, Reporting and Production, Media Management, Public Relations Writing and the Art of Public Speaking. His research interests include political communication and journalism. Some of his most recent research has appeared in The Journal of Media and Communication and in books published by Routledge and IGI Global.

Mr. Gerald Businge
Lecturer
gbusinge@gmail.com
About Me:

Gerald Businge is an award winning Multimedia Journalist, communications specialist, researcher and innovator in Uganda. He is a Lecturer of Multimedia Journalism and Digital Communications at Makerere University’s Department of Journalism and Communication, and the Managing Director of Ultimate Multimedia Consult and Yaaka Digital Network.

Dr. Ivan Lukanda
Lecturer
ivan.lukanda@chuss.mak.ac.ug
About Me:

Ivan Nathanael Lukanda is a Lecturer and Projects Coordinator in the Department of Journalism and Communication. He has a PhD in journalism obtained from Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He holds a Master of Arts in Journalism and Communication from a sandwich programme between Makerere University and Örebro University in Sweden. He was a Unesco visiting fellow at Daystar University in Nairobi-Kenya in 2013. His research area is science and technology communication.

Mrs. Marjorie N. Kyomuhendo
Assistant Lecturer
mkyomuhendo@chuss.mak.ac.ug
About Me:

Marjorie N. Kyomuhendo holds a Master of Philosophy in Media Studies (Media, Democracy and Development) from the University of Oslo, Norway and a Bachelors of Mass Communication from Makerere University, Uganda. She has certified training in Communication for Development from Mount Carmel International Training Center, Israel; Behavior Change Communication from Stellenbosch University and John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and AfriComNet /C-Change -Ohio University.

Mr. Wilson Akiiki Kaija
Assistant Lecturer
wkaija@chuss.mak.ac.ug
About Me:

Wilson Akiiki Kaija is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Journalism and Communication, Makerere University. He has previously worked as a Senior Journalism Trainer and Mentor for the BBC Media Action; and directed programming at Kyoga Veritas Radio in Soroti. He is a hands-on journalist with specific interest in online journalism. He also has interest in media policy and regulation; public affairs; media audience perspectives; electronic media production and programming; and New Media. He holds a B.

Mrs. Harriet N. Sebaana
Assistant Lecturer
sebaana.harriet@gmail.com
About Me:

Harriet Sebaana is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Journalism and communication. She is an expert in media and communication, specializing in the area of public relations and strategic communication.Her research interests are in Strategic communication,  Public relations and journalism/media training. She has taught public relations and Strategic communication at Makerere since 2005 up to date . She is a fellow of the Salzburg (Austria) academy on global media and democracy of 2008. She has over 10 years’ experience as academic and researcher.

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