Stanford Mukasa

  • Stanford Mukasa is an associate professor of journalism at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

    He teaches, or has taught, news reporting, journalism and the mass media, journalism law and ethics, editing, advertising writing, public opinion, women and the press, world news coverage, magazine industry, photojournalism, history of the American press, research methods in journalism, community journalism, issues and problems in journalism, Rock and Roll and Society, and the Kennedy Era.

    For seven years, Mukasa participated in the annual IUP Study Abroad program which involved taking students to Oxford, UK, on a three-week study tour.

    A member of the Pan African Studies program at IUP, Mukasa has also taught Introduction to Pan African Studies.

    Mukasa also teaches the department’s online courses.

    For 10 years, Mukasa developed online instructional materials for Africa under a grant from the World Bank, UNESCO, and the UNDP.

    In 2010, IUP gave Mukasa an award in recognition for his contribution in instruction design for sponsored programs.

    As part of the World Bank-funded capacity building program for higher education in Africa, Mukasa helped four universities in Somalia secure broadcasting equipment.

    Mukasa has written and broadcast more than 500 commentaries and analyses on human rights and democracy in southern Africa.

    In 2018, Mukasa developed online courses in mass media writing, media surveys, and scientific news feature writing for the BSc Agricultural Development Communication program at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) in Malawi. 

    Mukasa is a founding member of the North American-based network of African  journalism and communication professors aimed at supporting and improving journalism in Africa.

    Fall 2020 Office Hours

    • Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
    • Thursday: Noon –2:00 p.m.
    • Other times by appointment