Dr Robert Chanunkha

Name : Dr Robert Chanunkha

Email : Mail@must.acc

Position : Executive Dean of Bingu School of Culture and Heritage

Dr Robert Chanunkha is the first known Malawian holder of a PhD in Music Education. He obtained his Bachelor of Education degree in Music and English at the University of Malawi before earning a Master of Arts in Music at the University of South Africa.

His PhD was read at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. His areas of research interest include music as culture, music education, dance as culture, and music as creative economy.

Dr Chanunkha has held various leadership positions; composed university songs and anthems; taught music; held membership positions of both academic committees and professional bodies; internal and external examiner; supervised postgraduate students (MA and PhD); developed and evaluated curriculums; published journal articles; presented conference papers; conducted sensitization workshops; and received different awards.

Contacts: rchanunkha@must.ac.mw