UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
DAR ES SALAAM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (DUCE)

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences-Department of History Political Science & Development Studies

This Department is headed by  Dr. Frank Jones Mateng'e . The Department has three units namely: History Unit, Political Science Unit and Development Studies Unit.

Welcome to the Department of History, Political Science and Development Studies (HPD). The department is one of the largest academic units in the College with a total of 35 academic members of staff with diverse specializations. Currently, the Department has 13 PhD holders on post, 10 others are at different stages in their PhD studies and the rest are Assistant Lecturers and Tutorial Assistants. As the name implies, HPD is a multidisciplinary department hosting three academic units namely, History, Political Science and Public Administration and Development Studies as well as the Centre for Social and Political Research (CSPR). We offer 26 undergraduate courses in the disciplines of Political Science, Public Administration, History, Archaeology and Development Studies. We also offer two graduate programmes namely, Master of Arts in Public Administration (an evening programme) and Master of Arts with Education (History Stream). Soon we shall be introducing a third graduate programme in Development Evaluation.

Areas of teaching and research in each of the three academic units include but are not limited to the following:

1. History Unit
This Unit  offers a range of courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The Unit has 12 members of academic staff, 3 of whom are PhD holders and 5 are on PhD studies. 2 members are Masters degree holders the rest doing their master’s degree. Areas of teaching and research include History of Tanzania, History of East Africa, History of West Africa, Gender and Culture, History of South Africa, History of North Africa, War and Gender, Medical History, Traditional Healing and Globalization, Archaeology, to name but a few.

2. Political Science and Public Administration Unit
This Unit offers a range of courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. PSPA Unit has a diverse workforce made up of 14 members of academic staff, 5 of whom are PhD holders and 4 are on PhD studies. The rest are either Masters degree holders or are about to finish their master’s degree. Broad areas of teaching and research include Political Science, Public administration, Party Politics, Human Resource Management, Human resource Development, Public Policy, Governance, Human Rights, democracy and elections, African Political Thought, Crowd sourcing, to name but a few.

3.Development Studies Unit
This Unit offers courses to undergraduate students across the College. Currently the Unit has 9 members of academic staff, 5 of whom are PhD holders and 2 are on PhD studies. The remaining 2 members are Masters degree holders. Areas of teaching and research include Development Perspectives, Pan-Africanism, Ethics and Corruption, Public Health, Development Financing, Development Monitoring and Evaluation, Rural Transformation and Globalization, Urbanization and Urban Planning, Governance, to name but a few.

 

Courses taught- Click to view Courses for each Unit

1. History Unit

2. Political Science and Public Administration Unit

3. Development Studies Unit

 

Staff Profiles

Senior Lecturers

Staff Name Unit
1. Dr. Sengulo Albert Msellemu History
2. Dr. Edwin Babeiya Politicatil Science and Public Administration
3. Dr. Frank Jones Mateng'e Politicatil Science and Public Administration

 

Lecturers

Staff Name                    Unit   
1. Dr. Samwel S. Mhajida History
2. Dr. Nives Kinunda Ngullu History
3. Dr. Deodatus Patrick Shayo  Politicatil Science and Public Administration
4. Dr. Victoria Boniface Makulilo Political Science and Public Administrtaion
5. Dr. John Samuel Kihamba Political Science and Public Administration
6. Dr. Cresencia A. Masawe Development Studies
7. Dr.Almas Fortunatus Mazigo Development Studies
8. Dr. Martin Mwaihuti  Development Studies
9. Dr. Benjamin Mbeba Meli Development Studies

 

Assistant Lecturers

Name Unit
1. Mr. Shabani Mwakalinga History
   
2. Mr. Stephano Ayo History
   
3. Mr. Emmanuel Kihongo History
   
4. Mr. Hamis M Machangu History
   
5. Ms. Yovita Vakolavene History
   
6. Ms. Hija Urassa History
   
7. Ms. Ester Kessy History
   
8. Mr. Shafii Dini Kanju Political Science and Public Administration
   
9. Mr. Conrad Massabo Political Science and Public Administration
   
10. Mr. Hussein A Kapuya Political Science and Public Administration
   
11. Ms. Neema Eugene Shiyo Political Science and Public Administration
   
12. Mr. George Mashauri Magoti Political Science and Public Administration
   
13. Mr. Yuli Jeremia Bebia Political Science and Public Administration
   
14. Mr. Peter Samwel Semiono Development Studies
   
15. Mr Hamis Mohamed Mtanda Development Studies
   
16. Mr. Sheu Mujuni Mtabazi Development Studies

 

Tutorial Assistants

Name Unit
1. Mr. Abeid Kerindo History
   
2. Mr. Bagaile Misana History
   
3. Ms. Miriam H Ntuah Political Science and Public Administration
   
4. Mr. Njelekela Joel Political Science and Public Administration