Our People

Michael Meyer

Founding Dean

Michael Meyer is founding dean of the AKU Graduate School of Media and Communications.

Stephen Buckley

Associate Dean, Executive and Professional Education

Stephen joined AKU-GSMC in June 2015 and is running Professional Development Programs

Nancy Booker

Director, Academic Affairs

Doctor Nancy Booker is an Assistant Professor in Multimedia Journalism at GSMC.

Rhonda Breit

Associate Professor

Professor Rhonda Breit, LLB, PhD, joined AKU-GSMC in December 2014.

Sam Kamau

Faculty

Doctor Sam Kamau joined AKU-GSMC in July 2015 as a faculty member.

Peter Kimani

Faculty

Doctor Peter Kimani is a
founding faculty member of the GSMC.

Andrew Tkach

DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING PROGRAM

Andrew Tkach has over 25 years of experience producing documentaries and TV reports.

Thomas R. Lansner

Director of Social Accountability Media Initiative

Thomas R. Lansner is a former London Observer correspondent and lecturer at Columbia University.

James Randerson

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Dr James Randerson is an award-winning journalist with 15 years’ experience.

Howard W. French

Distinguished Visiting Faculty

Howard W. French is a distinguished visiting professor at AKU-GSMC.