Professor William Anangisye

Professor William Anangisye

Vice Chancellor, University of Dar es Salaam

Dr. William A. L. Anangisye is Associate Professor of education in the School of Education at the University of Dar es Salaam. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts with Education (Hons) and Master of Arts in Education from the University of Dar es Salaam, and a PhD in Education from University of Edinburgh. Upon completion of his PhD William A. L. Anangisye returned to the University of Dar es Salaam as Lecturer, and rose to the rank of Associate Professor in 2012. He teaches educational foundational courses, including professionalism and ethics in education, International and Comparative Education, Philosophy of Education, Sociology of Education, and History of Education.

Professor Anangisye is a Chair of many institutions, including the National Examinations Council of Tanzania; Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB), Board of Mkwawa University College of Education, Dar es Salaam University College of Education and Dar es Salaam University College of Education, and a member of boards and councils in several institutions.

Professor Anangisye is an External Examiner at universities including the Victoria University (New Zealand), University of Botswana (Botswana), University of Dodoma, Morogoro Muslim University, Open University of Tanzania, and Mzumbe University.

Professor Anangisye has carried out research and published widely in education. He is author of more than 30 published academic articles in international and local Journals and authored various chapters in different books.