New U.S. Ambassador Taught at Dartmouth College and Howard University

mushingiTulinabo Mushingi is the new U.S. ambassador to the African nation of Burkina Faso. A native of Congo, he is the first African-born naturalized U.S. citizen to return to Africa as an ambassador.

Mushingi is a former lecturer at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. In 1983 he was hired to teach Swahili to Dartmouth students who were going to participate in a study abroad program in Kenya. His daughter Furaha graduated from Dartmouth in 2009.

Dr. Mushingi earned a Ph.D. in linguistics at Georgetown University. He has also earned a master’s degree and taught at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Related:


Leave a Reply



Due to incidents of abuse and harassment that have occurred in the past, JBHE will not publish telephone numbers or email addresses of individuals in this space. If you want to contact someone in a particular article, we suggest you contact them directly not in an open forum.