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Staff List - CULP Swahili Team

Jackie Bow

Position:

  • CULP Swahili Coordinator

Contact Information

Email: jb519@cam.ac.uk


Yussuf Hamad

Position:

  • CULP Swahili Teacher

Contact Information

Email: yh360@cam.ac.uk

Yussuf Hamad

Profile

Yussuf was born and grew up in Zanzibar. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) with Education in English and Swahili from the State University of Zanzibar and an MA in African Studies from SOAS, University of London. He is a native Swahili speaker with teaching experience in Primary, Secondary and Higher Education environments. He worked as a teaching assistant at the State University of Zanzibar between 2006 and 2010 and during 2007/8 he taught Swahili at Stanford University on a Fulbright programme. Yussuf is currently Senior Lector in Swahili at University of London, SOAS - a post he has held since September 2010. He joined the University of Cambridge Language Centre as a Swahili Teacher in February 2014.