Immaculate Kizza specializes in African literature, the slave narrative tradition, British modernism, and literary analysis; she also teaches African culture and literature in the University's Brock Scholars Program. Her current research interests include the slave narrative tradition, the African oral tradition, and inter-textual threads in African and African American literatures. In addition to numerous articles on literature, she is the author of Africa's Indigenous Institutions in Nation Building: Uganda, and The Oral Tradition of the Baganda of Uganda. Among her awards are a NEH Summer Seminar, a Fulbright-Hayes, and a Horace J. Traylor Minority Leadership Award. She has also been named Outstanding Teacher by The University of Tennessee National Alumni Association.