Richard Nyamahanga is a Swahili instructor and a Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics. A graduate of IU Bloomington with a master’s in Linguistics, Richard earned his bachelor’s degree from Dar es Salaam University in Tanzania. He also holds a Diploma in Education for Secondary School from Morogoro Teachers College and taught English for 4 years at Oysterbay Secondary School. Additional experience at Indiana University includes working as a grader in the African Studies Program (2016-2017); serving as a graduate assistant in Field Methods where he worked as a language consultant for Kihehe, his native language (2016-2016); and awarded as a Swahili Fulbright FLTA at Indiana University (2014-2015).
Graduate Student, Linguistics
Associate Instructor (Kiswahili), African Studies Program