Prof. Mosol KANDAGOR is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kiswahili and Other African Languages at Moi University-Kenya. He holds Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in Kiswahili Studies from Moi University, Master of Arts in Kiswahili Studies from The University of Nairobi and BA from University of Eastern Africa, Baraton. He is a member of Africa Cluster Centre-MU-ACC. He has published several papers in peer reviewed journals and book chapters. He has also edited over 10 books. He has supervised over 40 postgraduate candidates.  In addition, he has served as an external examiner in over 10 universities both nationally and regionally. His research interests include Language use in social media, communication, translation and interpretation studies. Currently he is the Associate Dean in The School of Arts and Social Sciences at Moi University, Kenya. He was formerly The Head of Kiswahili and Other African Languages Department (2012-2019). He is also The National Chair of Kiswahili Association of Kenya (CHAKITA), Editor-in-Chief of CHAKAMA Journal, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Kiswahili and Other African Languages (UTAFITI), Associate Editor of Mwanga wa Lugha Journal, Founder and member of editorial team of TAALUMA Journal-a publication of CHAKITA. He is a beneficiary of Inter University Council of Easter Africa and East Africa Kiswahili Commission mobility programs. 1n 2019, he participated in developing Kiswahili Curriculum at Makerere University under EAKC mobility program. He is also one of the leading consultants in the task force developing Kiswahili Curriculum for Kenya’s National Parliament courtesy of East Afica Kiswahili Commission. His recent publications include Vijana na Mawasiliano ya Rununu: Uchanganuzi wa Jumbe Fupi. In Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Jamii. (247-261). - 2015. Editors: Mukuthuria, M, Ontieri, O. J., Kandagor, M and Sanja, L. ISBN: 979 9987 531 417- Published by TATAKI; The Place of Kiswahili in The Twenty First Century. In Youth, Globolization and Society in Africa and Diaspora. (114-124). ISBN (13): 978-1-5275-4425. ISBN (10): 1-5275-4425-7 Edited by Jepkorir-Rose Chepyator-Thomson, Akinloye Ojo, Karim Traore and Katja Sonkeng.  Published by: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020; Kiswahili Kama Nyenzo ya Kufundishia Elimu ya Uraia Katika Taasisi Elimu Nchini Kenya (With Alex Umbima Kevogo). Katika Jarida la CHAKAMA. Juz. 1, 2022. (pg. 19-28).  E-ISSN: 2971-2825 and Mikabala Mipya ya Tafsiri katika Enzi ya Utandawazi. Journal of Swahili Studies (2).   2020. Pg 58-67.  ISSN 2226-1583.