Emily May Brown is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Windhoek, Namibia. This position involves teaching subjects such as Media Law; Media Advertising Strategies; Corporate Public Relations and Media Research. However, this position also entails being involved in curriculum development activities, especially ensuring that gender is mainstreamed into course work, presentation of papers, the writing of proposals, conducting research and maintaining contact with the Department’s development partners.

Since commencement of duty at the Polytechnic in March 1992, Ms Brown has been active not only in academe but also the administrative side of the institution. For example, apart from holding the positions of Head of Department and Dean, she was also seconded to an administrative department as Manager: Institutional Development and Fundraising.

She holds a B.A. Hons. (University of South Africa – UNISA); M. Sc. (Journalism/Mass Communication), Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA. She is the mother of one son.

Emily Brown’s 2015/2016 learning journey