Englisches Seminar

Dianaross Rono

Assistant Lecturer

Since 2/2024: Assistant lecturer and PhD student at the English Department, University of Tübingen

PhD project: “Representations and Manifestations of Women’s Voices in selected Indian Ocean texts” (Working title); supervisor: Jun.Prof. Dr. Jacky Kosgei


12/2017: Master of Arts in Literature, University of Nairobi, Kenya

11/2013: Bachelor of Education Arts, English Language and Literature, Pwani University, Kenya

Research Interests

  • Indian Ocean studies
  • Global epistemologies
  • Cultures of knowledge
  • Women studies and representations


Lecturer, University of Kabianga, Kenya (2018)

  • Eastern African Literature
  • The Origin of Drama
  • Critical Theories in Literary Analysis

Lecturer, Bomet University College, Kenya (2019)

  • Introduction to Literature
  • East African Prose Fiction

Teacher, Kabianga High School (2017-2023)

  • Teaching English language and literature subjects to high school students between the age of 14-17 years

Other Functions and Engagements include

  • Editor for the school journal and magazine, Kabianga School, Kenya
  • Liaison officer for the Kenya Film Classification Board, youth in secondary schools and other practitioners in the region.
  • Patron-Journalism Club and Film Club, Kabianga School, Kenya


  • Mentor for the Millennium Fellowship Programme, under The United Nations Academic Impact


“Social Media as a Narrative Strategy in Igoni Barret’s Blackass and Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah” (in progress)