Dr. Abu A. K. Mvungi was appointed Rector of the Institute of Social Work on 2nd January 2012. He holds a PhD in…..from The Johannes Kepler University (Linz – Germany), an M.Sc in Educational Studies from Surrey University and a B. A. General from the University of Dar es Salaam.
Dr. Mvungi had previously served in various capacities at the University of Dar es Salaam as senior lecturer and head of department in his appointment in 1982. In addition to this, he has served as visiting lecturer at the University of Glasgow in 1989, the University of Hull in 1993 and University of Kyoto in 2010. He has also served as external examiner in several Higher learning institutions in Tanzania.
Dr Mvungi is an accomplished writer, researcher and academic with numerous publications, consultancies, research papers and reports on varied subjects like Sociology, Development and HIV-AIDS.