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Portia Mseleku Secretary: Ms P Mseleku
Tel: 031 373 2823 / 6767
Fax: 031 373 2822
Email: portiam1@dut.ac.za
Location: S3 L1
Campus: Steve Biko Campus

RACHEL-MATTEAU-LOWRES Senior Lecturer: Dr Rachel Matteau Matsha
Tel: 031 373 2827
Email: RachelM1@dut.ac.za
Location: S3 L1
Campus: Steve Biko Campus
Qualification(s): PhD (Wits), MA (Wits), BA (UQAM)

Bio: Dr Rachel Matteau Matsha is a Senior Lecturer in the Programme of English and Communication. She lectures and supervises across disciplines in the Faculty of Arts, and has published in the fields of literary studies, postcolonial studies, book history, cultural studies and communication studies. She is the programme coordinator for English and Communication.

Courses Currently Teaching: Communication Skills
English for the Arts
Communication in Video 2

Research and Innovation focus: Literary studies, postcolonial studies, book history, cultural studies and communication studies


pa-sam Senior Lecturer: Dr Sam Usadolo
Tel: 031 373 2837
Email: samu@dut.ac.za
Location: S3, L1
Campus: Steve Biko Campus
Qualification(s): PhD

Bio: Dr Sam Erevbenagie Usadolo is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media, Language and Communication. He supervises across disciplines in the Faculty of Arts and Design, and his research adopts a critical organisational communication perspective to examine issues of workplace outcomes such as job satisfaction, retention and work engagement in both public and non-profit organisations.

Courses Currently Teaching: Effective Business Communication in Organisations, and Advanced Management Communication Skills

Research and Innovation focus: Research and innovation focus: Communication influence on work engagement and job satisfaction; legal interpreting situations in South African courtrooms. Interested in supervising the following research topics: participatory communication and rural development, the influence of communication on individual and organisational factors in non-profit and public organisations, crisis communication in the workplace, datafication, legal interpreting, and linguistic human rights.