Noelyne Leni Alitema

Hometown: Kampala, Uganda
Major: International Studies
Noelyne speaks English, Lugbara, and Luganda. She is interested in gender roles, dance, storytelling, Ugandan history, education, cooking, food, nonprofits, law and human rights, and music.

Julian Gakwaya

Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda
Major: Mathematics and Computer Science, Undergraduate
Julian speaks English, Kinyarwanda, and some French. His interests include innovation and technology, socioeconomics, politics and governance, 1994 Rwanda Genocide, family values, sports, religions, and storytelling.

Felix Adjana

Hometown: Lom, Togo

Major: GSS Applied Economics, Business and Society/ Global Studies(minor) 

Languages: English, French, Ewe, Kabye 

Areas of interest: Politics, music, soccer, basketball, dance, international relations, African development, United Nations, food, religion, history, international business and organizations, human rights, and traditional rituals

Adria Philip Matemu

2020 – 2021 Fulbright Language Teaching Exchange Scholar

Hometown: Dar Es Salaam city, Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania

Interest: traveling, cooking, reading novels, dancing, singing, watching movies

Selorm Fiati

I was born and raised in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. However, my parents are of the Ewe tribe from the Volta region of Ghana. I speak English, Akan and my native dialect, Ewe.  

Erick Munene Njue

2021-2022 Swahili Fulbright Language Teacher Assistant Scholar at UO

Hometown: Kirinyaga County, Kenya

Languages: Kikuyu (native), Kiembu, Kiswahili, Sheng, English

Areas of interest: Linguistics, education, culture, sports, movies, travelling and outdoor activities and music