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Title: Dr
Name: Dotto Paul Casmir Kuhenga
College/School/Division: School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Role: Lecturer
Current Summarised CV:

Dr. Dotto Paul Casmir Kuhenga is a Journalism, Media and Development Studies Lecturer, Consultant as well as a journalist. He also serves as a Head of Journalism Unit, at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication; and as the University Coordinator of Communication and Information. He holds a PhD from the University of Dar es Salaam, MA in Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University, South Africa, and MA in Development Studies and BA in Journalism (from the University of Dar es Salaam). He teaches writing for the media, specialized writing as well as advanced writing and editing for print media, and mass media research. He is specialized in print media, and media and society, in particular the works of community media in Africa. He has worked as a journalist, with over 14 years of experience, in Tanzania (The Citizen, and Raia Mwema newspapers and Mlimani Media), Kenya, Uganda and Switzerland. Dr. Kuhenga has worked as a media consultant and communication expert in several projects for and under the auspices of the Parliament of Tanzania, UNESCO-Tanzania, National Council for Technical Education (NACTE), University of Dar es Salaam’s Research and Education for Democracy in Tanzania (REDET), the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF), Tanzania Centre for Democracy (TCD), UK Thompson Reuters Foundation in Tanzania and the Land O’Lakes International Development. Dr. Kuhenga research and publication interest areas are practices of print journalism, media and climate change; media and development; and community media (especially community radio) in Africa in general, and rural Tanzania in particular. His recent publications include “Assessment of the Understanding of Climate Change Among the Ngerengere Maasai Community in Morogoro, Tanzania”, in the Journal of the Geographical Association of Tanzania, Vol. 40, No. 1: 100–119., and “Discourses on the Union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar in the Press: History, Description and Value Discursive Constructs in Tanzania Daily News and The Citizen newspapers (2005-2011)”, a chapter, in a book titled Gender and Sustainable Development in Africa, by the Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED), Nairobi, Kenya.

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