Betty Nyasulu

Office: GSR 1.110J
Phone: 458-8628

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Betty was born at Mhangura (then Mangula Mine) in Zimbabwe, Africa and partly raised in Malawi. She obtained her PhD in Applied Linguistics (Business Communication) from the University of Adelaide in Australia, using Classical Rhetoric as the conceptual model. She earned her Master of Education (Social Studies) and Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics) degrees from Columbia University, Teachers' College, New York; and her Bachelor of Social Science degree in English and Psychology from Chancellor College, University of Malawi (UNIMA). Betty also taught at Solusi University, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, while on leave of absence from the UNIMA. In Malawi she taught at undergraduate and graduate levels, including facilitating short courses in Communication for government top and middle managers. Her experience and interests include: Writing across the disciplines, Language and Communication, Applied Linguistics, Literature, English as a Second Language and teaching and learning in the indigenous language. Currently, she teaches Freshmen Composition I and II in The Writing Program. She has a son who is a medical doctor in the US army and a daughter studying Business Management and Entrepreneurship, with whom she hangs out during her free time.