Dr. David Kyeu earned his Ph.D. in African Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His M.A. and Bed degrees in Swahili Studies are from Egerton University. Prior to joining UC-Berkeley, Dr. Kyeu taught Swahili as a foreign language at the University of Florida, Brown University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Kyeu also taught Swahili culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Here at UC-Berkeley, he teaches Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Swahili courses. Dr. Kyeu teaches intensive elementary Swahili during the summer as well. Besides teaching, Dr. David Kyeu is also in-charge of administering Placement and Proficiency Tests for Swahili language. Dr. Kyeu is a past recipient of the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, Swedish International Development Agency fellowship and the University of Wisconsin Academic Initiative Award. He is board member of the Global Association of Promoting Swahili (GAPS) and an active member of ALTA and NCOLCTL.
Selected books and publications
Kyeu, D. (2012) Ubisharazishwaji wa Utahini wa Kiswahili: Mfano wa TOKFL. Journal of African Languages Teachers Association (JALTA) Language Specific Swahili, Vol. 1
Kyeu, D. (2014) Kuwakosoa Wanafunzi Kimawasiliano. Journal of African Languages Teachers Association (JALTA) LanguageSpecific Swahili Vol. 2
Kyeu, D. (2014) The Impact of Facebook Chat on Swahili Essay Writing. Russian-American Education Forum: An Online Journal. Vol. 6, Issue 3 Dec. 1, 2014
Kyeu, D. (2012) Beginning Swahili Workbook and Guide: Homework Exercises, Quizzes, Final Exam and Noun Classes. Outskirts Publishing Press, Colorado, USA
Kyeu, D. (2011) Swahili Noun Classes: Your Friendly Workbook and Guide. Outskirts Publishing Press. Colorado, USA
Kyeu, D. (2010) Kibali. Outskirts Publishing Press. Colorado, USA.