12 Things You Didn’t Know About Malawi’s Education President, Peter Mutharika

Written by Keren Mikva

He spent the bulk of his early career teaching at the university level

Continuing his commitment to academia, he spent time teaching at universities across the world – first at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, and later at Haile Selassie University (Ethiopia), Rutgers University (U.S.), Makerere University (Uganda), and Washington University (U.S.). It was at Washington University that Mutharika committed the most time, spending 39 years there teaching law, along with a brief stint as an Academic Visitor at the London School of Economics in the UK.