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Betty Dlamini

Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies

Expert Bio

Betty Dlamini is a senior lecturer of African studies in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. Her research interest is interdisciplinary, including theater, development, women and gender, comparative cultures, and IsiZulu.

Among her many honors are the Statewide Presidential Award, the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching in 2018 and the Macmillan SiSwati Novel Grand Prize in 2008. She is a mentor of students in Indiana University and other U.S. universities.

She is a practitioner of singing, dancing and acting. She has sung as a guest artist at numerous events in the United Kingdom and USA.

Areas of Expertise

Teaching, singing, dancing, acting, creative writing, designing clothes, making clothes (women’s), video editing.

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