Faculty & Staff


Safary Wa-Mbaleka

Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies

(254) 721-123 456

Office Location: AUA Main Campus



  • PhD, Instructional Design for Online Learning, Capella University (2013)
  • EdD, Curriculum and Instruction, Northern Arizona University (2006)
  • MEd, Educational Technology, Northern Arizona University (2007)
  • MA, TESOL, Northern Arizona University (2002)
  • MA, Educational Administration, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (2001)

Areas of Expertise

  • Qualitative research methods and designs
  • Online education
  • Educational leadership
  • Higher education,
  • Scholarly skills development


Dr Safary currently serves as the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies. Prior to which he was the Director, AUA Online. He has vast experience in instructional design and is a curriculum specialist having served Associate Professor of Education, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Philippines; Instructional Designer, University of Central Florida, USA; Director of Instructional Design, Herbert Fletcher University, USA, ESL Curriculum Specialist, Antillean Adventist University, Puerto Rico.