Leketi Makalela is a full professor and founding director of the Hub for Multilingual Education and Literacies at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). He is a distinguished visiting professor at City University of New York. His research areas include translanguaging, multilingual education and literacies. He is a rated researcher and holder of the NRF SARCHi Chair on African Languages for Social Inclusion and Access. His academic citizenship includes serving as a member of Umalusi Council’s Executive and the National Reading Coalition research convenor. His latest book is Shifting Lenses: Multilanguaging, Decolonization and Education in the Global South.