NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF LESOTHO

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Department of English

 

Name

Chris DUNTON

Position

Professor

Qualifications

BA, MA,  PhD (Oxon)

Short Bio

Prof. C. Dunton was born and educated in the UK. He has taught in universities in Nigerial, Lybia, South Africa and Lesotho, and has worked as a freelance writer in Cameroon and Peru. He has published five books and numerous journal articles. His major research interests lies in African literature, Rhetoric studies, queer studies and Lesotho Newspaper history.

 

Name

Francina Liako Moloi

Position

Professor

Qualifications

BA (CCE) B.Ed (NUL), MATESL (UCLA), MA Adult Ed. (St Francis Xavier University, Canada), PhD (University of the Witwatersrand).

Short Bio

Francina Liako Moloi is a Professor of Language and Linguistics in the English Department. She teaches Communication and Study Skills, Introduction to Linguistics, Psychology of Language, Research Methods, Research project supervision, Advanced Psycholinguistics. Her research interests are in First and Second Language acquisition, Sociolinguistics, Language Education.  She has published (alone and with local and international colleagues) in local and international refereed journals and in edited and non-refereed books. She has further contributed papers in published Conference Proceedings. Her current research is on language acquisition. 

 

Name

Beatrice EKANJUME-ILONGO

Position

Senior Lecturer and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities

Qualifications

BA, MA, DEA (MPhil), PhD, University of Yaoundé 1

Short Bio

Dr Ekanjume-Ilongo is a senior lecturer in English Language and Linguistics, teaching courses such as Introduction to Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Translation and Interpretation, Research Methodology, Error Analysis, Advanced Phonetics and Phonology, Advanced Phonetics, Advanced Morphology and Advanced Grammar. She also supervises Honours, Masters and PhD thesis in the department’s programme. Her research interests include Phonetics/Phonology, Morphology, Sociolinguistics, African Linguistics Error Analysis, Onomastics, Communication and Pragmatics.

 

Name

Lerato MASEIA

Position

Lecturer

Qualifications

Bachelor of Education. NUL, B.A. (Hons) in Literature in English, Master of Arts in Literature in English NUL.

Short Biography

L. Masiea is a lecturer in the department of English, teaching courses such as Literature and Society, Introduction to Fiction, Theory and Criticism of Literature and Creative Writing. His research interests are in the subject that he teaches and other related disciplines.

 

Name

‘Maboleba KOLOBE

Position

Lecturer

Qualifications

BA Ed., BA Honours- English Language & Linguistics, MA- English Language & Linguistics (NUL), PhD (under examination) NUL

Short Bio

‘Maboleba Kolobe is a lecturer in English Language and Linguistics, teaching courses such as Morphology, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Lexicography, Introduction to Linguistics and Terminology and Communication and Study Skills. Her research interests include morphological processes, naming systems, socio-linguistics, media language, language use and society, language, identity and culture. She has some of her research articles published in international referred journals.

 

Name

Raphael Motlalepula THUUBE (Ph.D)

Position

Lecturer (English Department)

Qualifications

BA Ed. Language & Education (NUL), BA Hons. Language & Linguistics (UOFS), MA Language & Linguistics (NUL), Ph.D Language & Linguistics (NUL)

Short Bio

Dr. Raphael Motlalepula Thuube is a full-time lecturer in the Department of English at NUL. He teaches courses in language and linguistics studies as well as in communications and study skills. His research interests include Medical Discourse Analysis (MDA), especially medical interpreting, Pragmatics, and Conversation Analysis with a complementary focus on institutional interactions such as those observed in parliamentary debates, courtroom interaction and courtroom interaction. 

 

Name

Dr. Puleng ’Makholu  LETSOELA

Position

Lecturer

Qualifications

BA ,BA Honours (NUL) MSc- Applied Linguistics (University of Edinburgh), PhD(NUL)

Short Bio

Puleng Letsoela is a lecturer in English Language and Linguistics section of the Department of English. She teaches courses such as Communication and Study Skills, Remedial Grammar, Advanced Grammar, Semantics, Advanced Reading and Writing Skills and Research Project. Her research interests include Writing across the Disciplines, English for Academic Purposes, Semantics/Pragmatic interface, Naming and Identity and Error Analysis. She has publications in referred journals. Her on-going research includes collaborative work with colleagues from the Literature unit of the Department of English and Statistics from the Faculty of Social sciences.

 

Name

‘Matsitso MALEKE

Position

Lecturer

Qualification

Secondary Teachers’ Certificate. (N.T.T.C) B.Ed. ,  B.A (Hons) in English Language and Linguistics.  MAin English Language and Linguistics ( NUL)

Short Bio

Mrs Maleke is a lecturer in the department of English, teaching courses such as Communication and Study Skills, Remedial Grammar, Grammar 1 and Syntax. Her research interests are in the subjects she teaches and other related fields in linguistics.

 

 

Name

Henry Amo MENSAH

Position

Lecturer

Qualifications

B.A. (Hons) Dip Ed.  UCC, Grad. Diploma (Library and Information Studies) UG, Grad. Diploma (Communication Studies) UG, LLB (Hons) UG, PGD, MA (Intercultural Communication), Stellenbosch.

Short Bio

Henry A. Mensah is a lecturer in English. He teaches Specialized Communication and Communication and Study Skills. His research interests include Language of news media and advertising, Language Policy, Sociolinguistics of Multilingualism, Intercultural and International Communication, Academic English, English for Special purposes and Critical Discourse Analysis.