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 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.
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.
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. Brian Semujju teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students at Makerere University in the Department of Journalism and Communication. In addition, Brian was the Editor of the African Journal of Communication (2015-2020), a journal published by the East African Communication Association.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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