Brenda Wawire

Assistant Teaching Professor of KiSwahili and African and African-American Studies
and Coordinator of the African languages program
Primary office:
Bailey Hall, 10


Dr. Wawire is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Kiswahili and African & African American Studies, and is the coordinator of the African languages for the Department of African & African-American Studies. Dr. Wawire has over a decade of experience in foreign and second language education. At KU, she is involved in efforts to strengthen African, diasporic languages through coordinating instruction, facilitating reverse-engineered curriculum (i.e. designed to teach outcomes) and task-based language learning.

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