Name : Dr Atikonda Mtenje-Mkochi
Email : Mail@must.acc
Position : Head of Language and Communication Studies
Dr Atikonda Mtenje-Mkochi is the Head of the Language and Communications Department at Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST).
Prior to joining MUST, she was a linguistics lecturer at Mzuzu University. She holds a PhD and MA in Linguistics from University of Cape Town. Dr Mkochi has also been a visiting scholar at the School of Oriental and African Studies of University of London.
Her research interests and published works are in the structures of languages, more particularly African languages and also how languages can be effectively used for national, regional and global development.
She has also done consultancy work for institutions and organisations as a translator, editor, proof reader, transcriber and module developer.