Lecturer in African Languages, Makerere University

I am a lecturer in the Department of African languages, school of languages, Literature and Communication, Makerere University. I have special interest in Bantu linguistics and Luganda language studies. I have trained in General / Theoretical Linguistic, with specific attention to phonetics and phonology, general sociolinguistics and research in Language planning and policy. I have worked on subjects such as multilingualism, the sociolinguistics of African languages, language in education planning, majority and minority language interface and Language attitudes and language identity.

Education:
2013, PhD in Linguistics; School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
2005, Mphil in Linguistics; Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.
2002. B.A. Arts (Hons.); Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.
Publications;
Saudah Namyalo and Nakayiza Judith; Dilemmas in implementing language rights in multilingual Uganda, Current Issues in Language Planning http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rclp20
The Sociolinguistics of Multilingualism in Uganda. PhD Thesis.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in African Languages, Makerere University