Lokangaka Losambe is the Frederick M. and Fannie C.P. Corse Professor of English & Interim Chair of Romance Languages and Linguistics at the University of Vermont. Dr. Losambe received his Ph.D in English, specializing in African Literature, from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. He has taught around the world before at the University of Fort Hare in South Africa, and Nigeria, Swaziland, and the University of Pittsburgh before that. Along side his extensive research and numerous publications in the field of African Literature, he is also an accomplished poet who is fluent in five languages.