Abiodun Salawu is Professor of Journalism, Communication and Media Studies and Director of the research entity, Indigenous Language Media in Africa (ILMA). He has taught and researched journalism for over two decades in Nigeria and South Africa. Prior to his academic career, he practiced journalism in a number of print media organisations in Nigeria. He has to his credit, scores of scholarly publications in academic journals and books. He has also edited three books and authored one. He is a regular presenter of papers at local and international conferences. He is a co-vice chair of the journalism section of IAMCR and a member of editorial/advisory boards of a number of journals. He is rated by the NRF as an established researcher and he is a member of the Codesria’s College of Senior Academic Mentors.
Traditional Literature, Modern Prose fiction in particular. Translation & Interpreting. Terminography and Language development.
PTD, B.A(Hons), MA and PhD
I was the teacher, subject advisor, the author of Grade 7-9 books, examiner of Gr.12 Examination and moderating papers up to 2013. I am a Setswana Lecturer of undergraduate and supervising postgraduate students. I was involved in translating and transcribing the IKS projects, Arts and Culture materials, Sociology and Sports and Science in Mafikeng Campus. I am a member of HSS Community Engagement Projects and also a member of CoPAL for Higher Education (USAf).
PhD in English, MA in Translation, PGCE, BA (Hons) in English
BA, BA (Hons.), MA (Rhodes), PhD (UKZN)
William teaches Research Methodology, Media and Society and Media Policy, Law and Ethics. He supervises post-graduate (Honours, Masters and PhDs) students’ research projects (dissertations and theses). He taught Media Studies at various universities in the SADC region and has published extensively on media related subjects. William served as UNESCO’s national Commissioner for the Information and Communication sector in Namibia. He is an editorial board member of Critical Arts and Dzimbahwe Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. He is the author of Transforming communication in a changing milieu: Challenges and contradictions of reform in Namibia. LAP Lambert Publishers (2010) and Media and Resistance Politics: The Alternative Press in Namibia, 1960 - 1990. Basel: P. Schlettwein Publishing (2001).