Amanda Tumusiime, 2013 African Humanities Program Postdoctoral Fellow, has been appointed Dean of the Margaret Trowel School of Industrial and Fine Art (MTSIFA) at Makerere University.

Tumusiime is an associate professor in the department of visual communication and multimedia at Makerere University in Uganda and a senior research associate in the department of fine arts, Rhodes University in South Africa. She is a Presidential Fellow of the African Studies Association, a Fulbright Scholar, and a fellow of the Carnegie Next Generation of African Academics.

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African Humanities Program

Since 2009, the African Humanities Program has awarded fellowships to more than 450 early career scholars in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda, with the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York. In future, the momentum generated by AHP will continue to build a vibrant humanities community on the continent through the African Humanities Association (AHA).

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