Richard Kagolobya has a multi-disciplinary academic background. He completed his doctoral studies in Drama and Theatre Studies from Stellenbosch University, South Africa, a Master of Philosophy in Indigenous Studies from Tromsø University– Norway and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Drama from Makerere University, Uganda. He is a poet, playwright and spontaneous vocal performer.
Currently Richard is a lecturer at the Department of Performing Arts and Film, Makerere University. His research interests are in postcolonial, globalization, indigenous and intercultural theatre studies. He is a friend of environmental issues.