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Fidelis Nkomazana: BA, PGDE (UB), MTh., PhD (Edinburgh)

Position: Associate Professor and Acting Head of Department
Contact Office: 239/130
Phone: +267 3552649
Email:  nkomazaf@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest:  Church History and Pentecostalism
Affiliations: Association of Theological Institutions in Southern & Central Africa; and Association of the study of Religion in Africa.
 

James Amanze: Dip. Theol. (EA), BSocSc (Malawi), MA (Oxford), PhD (London)

Position: Professor
Contact Office: 239/109
Phone: +267 3552632
Email: amanzejn@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest: Pastoral Theology, African Christianity 
Affiliations: World Conference of Association of Theology Institutions ATISCA.

 

Musa W. Dube: BA (UB), MA (Durham), MA, PhD (Vanderbilt)

Position: Professor
Contact Office: 253/120
Email: dubemw@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest: Biblical Studies, Hermeneutics, Postcolonial, Gender, Feminist Translation, and HIV & AIDS Studies
Affiliations: Society of Biblical Literature, Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians.
 

Muhammed Haron: BA (UDW), CTAFL (Riyadh) BA Hons, MA (UCT), BA Hons (UNISA), Drs (Vrije Universiteit-Amsterdam), PhD (Rhodes)

Position: Professor
Contact Office: 244C/53
Phone: +267-3554135
Email: haronm@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest: Islamic Studies and Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, Religion & Development, Religion & Politics, Religion & Media, Southern African
Affiliations: Association of Non-Fiction Authors of South Africa, African Association for the Study of Religion, AwqafSA.
 

Lovemore Togarasei: BA Hons., MA, PhD (UZ)

Position: Professor
Contact Office: 239/230
Phone: +267 3552673
Email: togaraseil@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest: Biblical Studies (esp. New Testament), African Christianity; Bible (New Testament) in African Christianity, Pentecostal Studies, Masculinities and HIV & AIDS
Affiliations: Member of Society of Biblical Literature, African Association for the Study of Religion, New Testament Society of Southern Africa.
 

Joseph BR Gaie: Dip. Phil (Reg. Sem. Zimbabwe), BA (UB), MSc (Edinburgh), PhD (Essex)

Position: Associate Professor
Contact Office: 239/107
Phone: +267 3552630
Email:  gaiejbr@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest:  Ethics and Metaphysics
Affiliations: Busines Ethics Africa.
 

Rosinah Mmannana Gabaitse: BA, PGDE (UB), MA (Yale), PhD (KwaZulu Natal)

Position: Senior Lecturer
Contact Office: 244K/151
Phone: +267 3554111
Email:  gabeitser@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest:  Biblical Studies, Women and the New Testament, Biblical Pentecostal Hermeneutics, and Bible and Justice
Affiliations: SBL/Circle
On Leave: at Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg (Germany) and received   Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship
 
 

I. B. Ikpe: BA (UC), MPhil-Conflict (Port Elizabeth), MA, PhD (Ibadan)

Position: Senior Lecturer
Contact Office: 239/110
Phone: +267 3552633
Email:  ikpe@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest:  Contemporary Epistemology, Critical Thinking, Philosophical Practice, Military Ethics, Conflict Processes and African Philosophy
Affiliations: Fellow: American Philosophical Practitioners Association, Member: Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, Nigerian Philosophical Association, Aristotelian Society (London), American Philosophical Association
 

Malebogo T Kgalemang: BA, PGDE (UB), MTh (Glasgow), MPhil (Drew) PhD (UB in progress)

Position: Senior Lecturer
Contact Office: 253/112
Phone: +267 3555482
Email:  Kgalemang@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest:  Biblical Studies, New Testament,   Interface NT Studies with other disciplines such as Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies and Feminist Theory, Gender and Sexuality in the Pentecostal Tradition; early Christianity and its relationship with the Empire.
Affiliations: BOLESWA, Society of Biblical Literature, American Association for ther Study of Religion, Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians.
 

Moji A Ruele: C.G.S., BA (UB), MA (Hull) PhD (Wales)

Position: Senior Lecturer
Contact Office: 217/2
Phone: +267 3552177
Email:  ruelem@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest:  Liberation Theology, African Christianity;
Affiliations: ATISCA
 

T. A. Chimuka: BA Gen, BA Hons, MPL, PhD (UZ)

Position: Lecturer
Contact Office: 247/450
Phone: +267 3555405
Email: Tarisayi.chimuka@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest: History of Philosophy, Metaphysics & Quantification Logic, African Philosophy, Critical Thinking & Philosophy of Culture
Affiliations: Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, Philosophical Society of Zimbabwe, Association of Theological Institutions of Southern and central Africa (ATISCA)
 

Mmapula D Kebaneilwe: BA, PGDE (UB), MTh (Stellenbosch), PhD (Murdoch)

Position: Lecturer
Contact Office: 247/408
Phone: +267 3555025
Email: Mmapula.Kebaneilwe@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest: Hebrew and Old Testament Studies, Women in the Hebrew Bible, the Bible and HIV/AIDS, and Wisdom Literature
Affiliations: Old Testament Society of South Africa
 

Elizabeth P Motswapong: BA, PGDE (UB), MA (SOAS, London), PhD (Kent)

Position: Lecturer
Contact Office: 239/105
Phone: +267 3552621
Email: motswaponge@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest: Hindu Studies, Philosophy of Religion, Buddhist Studies, Ayurveda (Indian Classical Medicine), Comparative Religions, Gender and Sexuality.
Affiliations: BOLESWA, IFAPA (Botswana Chapter), Society for the Study of Theology
 

Senzokuhle Doreen Setume: BA, PDGE, MA-TRS, M.Ed-Research and Evaluation (UB), PhD (Leiden, in progress)

Position: Lecturer
Contact Office: 217/5
Phone: +267 3555368
Email: setume.senzokuhle@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization and Research Interest: African Traditional Religions, Gender and Developments: Marital Relationships
Affiliations: Anthropology Southern Africa; BOLESWA; ATISCA
 

Tshenolo Jennifer Moenga:  Dip.Theol. (Joint Board) BA, MA (UB), and to pursue MPhil/PhD (University of Glasgow)

Position: Lecturer
Contact Office: 253/07
Phone: +267 3554895
Email: Tshenolo.moenga@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization: Pastoral Care and Counselling, Human Sexuality
Affiliations: BOLESWA
 

Abel Tabalaka: Dipl in Pastoral Theology, BA, MA (UB), on leave:  PhD (St. Augustine College, South Africa – in progress)

Position: Lecturer
Contact Office: 242A
Email: Abel.Tabalaka@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization: African Philosophy, Ethical Economics and Human Dignity
Affiliations: BOLESWA
 

Stephen Nawa: BA (UB), BA Hons Philosophy (Western Australia), MA (St. Andrews [Scotland])

Position: Staff Development Fellow
Email: stephen.nawa@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization: Philosophy,
Affiliations: BOLESWA
 

Doreen Sesiro: BA, MA (UB), on leave: PhD (St. Augustine College, South Africa – in progress)

Position: Staff Development Fellow
Email: doreen.sesiro@mopipi.ub.bw
Specialization: Philosophy
Affiliations: BOLESWA
 

Thandi A. Joseph: CABS (UB), Dipl. Info. Admin., BOMT (Namibia), MARM (UB – in progress)

Position: Personal Secretary
Contact Office: 239/103
Phone: +267 3552628 or +267 3552611
Fax:      +267 3185098
Email: josephta@mopipi.ub.bw

 

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