Dr. Anthony Mavuto Gunde

  • Role in Center:

    Advanced Researcher

  • Discipline:

    Media, Communication and Cultural Studies

  • University:

    University of Malawi

  • Country:


Biography: Anthony Mavuto Gunde is a Senior Lecturer in Media, Communication and Cultural Studies at, Chancellor College, University of Malawi. Gunde holds a PhD in Journalism Studies from Stellenbosch University, South Africa and a Master of Arts degree in Communications from Missouri State University, USA. He has published works in a number of peer-reviewed journals and books. Gunde has overarching interests in the political economy of mass communications, the rhetoric of media culture, and the intersection of religion, media and culture.

Selected Publications:

  • Gunde, A. M./Chikaipa, V. (forthcoming): Popular culture as alternative media:
    Reggae music, culture and politics in Malawi’s democracy. In Dunn, H./Moyo,
    D./Lesitaokana, W./Barnabas, S. (eds.) Media, Culture and Technology in the
    Global South: Re-imagining Communication in Africa and Caribbean. London:
    Palgrave Macmillan.

Areas of Expertise:

  • The Political Economy of Mass Communications
  • Participatory Development Communication involving communities
  • Media Audience Research and Analysis
  • New Media and Civic Engagement

Current Position(s):

  • Senior Lecturer

Past Position(s)

  • Lecturer
  • Business Reporter

Prizes & Awards:

  • Stellenbosch Graduate School Scholarship (PANGeA)

Memberships & Networks:

  • Association of African Rhetoric