Christopher Yusufu Mtaku

  • University of Maiduguri Head of the Department of Fine Arts. Faculty of Environmental Studies

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Christopher Yusufu Mtaku is a Cultural Anthropologist/Ethnomusicologist. He has been employed at the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria since 1989, and is currently an Associate Professor, Sub-Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies and Head of the Department of Fine Arts. He holds a B.A. in Creative Arts and M.Sc. in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Maiduguri, and a PhD in Ethnomusicology from the University of Hildesheim, Germany. He has been a long-time Coordinator of the Borno Music Documentation Project (BMDP) and is a member of Steering Committee of the SDG-DAAD Graduate School ‘Performing Sustainability: Cultures and Development in West Africa’ at University of Maiduguri, Nigeria.