Staff Profiles: Media and Society Studies

Dr Z E Mugari

Position: Deputy Dean : Faculty Of Social Sciences

Research Interests:
    The role of the media in democratisation and development The coloniality/postcoloniality of news production Alternative Media, empowerment and participatory Journalism

Professor Nhamo Anthony Mhiripiri

Position: Chairperson And Associate Professor

Research Interests
    Media Law and Ethics, Political Economy of the Media, Critical Media Theory, Film, Visual Anthropology, Cultural Studies

Dr Lyton Ncube

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research Interests
    Political economy of the media Cultural Studies and Sociology of Sport Nationalism, Identities and Representation. Decolonial and post-colonial studies

Dr Nyasha Mapuweyi

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research Interest:
     Political Communication Print Journalism  New Media, Online Media and the Diaspora  Media Economics and Media Management

Dr Albert Chibuwe

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Political Communication (political advertising, political branding and political marketing), advertising and media framing.

Dr Oswelled Ureke

Position: Lecturer

Research interests:
    Screen media studies Political economy of the media Social media

Dr B. Muromo

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Media and religion, Media & Politics, Media & democracy (political communication, regulation etc), Peace and security, Social media, Broadcasting and Gender

Mr James Makoma

Position: Lecturer

Research interests

    Journalism Cultural Studies and Sociology of Sport Public Relations Decolonial and postcolonial studies

Mr Tichafa Mushangwe

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Broadcasting trends and technology Human Rights, Peace and Security Politics, Democracy and Development Social media Sportscasting and sociology

Mr James Gonese

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    FILM VISUAL COMMUNICATION VIRTUAL WORLDS AND 3D ANIMATION

Mr Takunda Maodza

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Political Economy of the Media, Sociology of Journalism, New Media

Ms Patience Priscilla Mushuku

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Social Media Use; Media Monetization; Media Representation and Health Communication

Mrs Tariro Ndawana

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Radio studies, media and gender, media regulation, media and politics, media and religion, media reception studies

Mr Caven Masuku

Position: Lecturer

Research Interest:
    Journalism, Social media, ICTs and News Coverage Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Relations, Corporate and Strategic Communication

Mr Tanaka Mhlanga

Position: Technician

Mr Fiz-Patrick Kapeta

Position: Broadcast Technician

Research Interests:
    Filming making, Video productions, Television graphics & animations.