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MWANGI J. MACHARIA
EGERTON UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
PHILOSOPHY, HISTORY AND RELIGION

Email:mwangijm2003@yahoo.com
Phone numbers: 0727280892

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education

1993-1996

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

MA IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

1988-91

EGERTON UNIVERSITY

BA –RELIGION, SOCIOLOGY

1986-87

ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL, GITHUNGURI

A-LEVEL

1981-85

RONGAI SECONDARY SCHOOL

O-LEVEL

Work experience

1992

DELPHIS BANK- ELDORET

1992-TO DATE

EGERTON UNIVERSITY, NJORO

Publication: Books, Papers Published in Refereed Journals

1.

WE ARE THE SONS OF MAU MAU! REASSESSING THE HISTORIOGRAPHY OF RESSISTANCE IN KENYA ( AFRICA ZAMANI)

2.

POPULAR MUSIC AND YOUTH IDENTITY IN SUB-SAHARA AFRICA: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ETHIOPIA, CAMEROON, KENYA AND NIGERIA ( CODESRIA CODICE)

3.

AFRICAN REGIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS SYSTEM ( HUMAN RIGHTS TEACHING MANUAL, EGERTON UNIVERSITY)

4.

KENYA HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK (HUMAN RIGHTS TEACHING MANUAL, EGERTON UNIVERSITY

5.

IMPEDIMENTS TO THE REALIZATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN KENYA (HUMAN RIGHTS TEACHING MANUAL, EGERTON UNIVERSITY)

Graduate Students Supervision – MA & Ph.D

1.

BENSON KANYINGI: MAU MAU AND LAND QUESTION IN KENYA; A CASE OF NDEFFO (MA. ON-GOING)

2.

PAUL KANGETHE GAKUNA: PARTICIPATION OF THE CATHOLIC LAITY IN EVANGELIZATION IN NJORO PARISH-NAKURU COUNTY, KENYA.

Conference proceedings and workshop attended

1.

CODESRIA SOS AFRICAN HISTORY CONFERENCE, ON RE-READING THE HISTORY AND HISTORIOGRAPHY OF DOMINATION AND RESISTANCE IN AFRICA OCTOBER 27TH TO 29TH 2008, KAMPALA UGANDA.

2.

AFRICAN MINDS CONFERENCE ON STUDENTS REPRESENTATION IN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN CAPE IN JULY 2014

3.

CODESRIA GENDER INSTITUTE 2006, DAKAR, SENEGAL.

4.

9TH CONGRESS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN HISTORIANS (MAY 22ND-25TH 2007) IN ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA.

5.

CODESRIA DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE INSTITUTE, AUGUST 2007 AT DAKAR, SENEGAL)

6.

THE PROFESSOR GUY MHONE MEMORIAL CONFERENCE, AUGUST 2007, AT BEMBA, MALAWI)

7.

THE HUMAN SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (HSRC) CONFERENCE ON VIOLENT CRIMES AND DEMOCRATISATION IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH: A COMPARATIVE STUDY, 18TH-20TH MARCH, 2009, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA.

8.

CONFERENCE ON COMPARATIVE RESEARCH IN AFRICA, YAOUNDE, CAMEROON, NOV. 2014

9.

GENDER SYMPOSIUM ON ‘GENDER AND SPORTS IN AFRICA’, CAIRO, EGYPT, 2010.

10.

CODESRIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 2012, RABBAT MORROCO.

11.

4TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN STUDIES (ECAS 4), OCT. 2011 AT UPPSALA, SWEDEN.

12

CONFERENCE ON AFRICA AT 50: FUTURE TRAJECTORIES, YAMMOUSUKURO, IVORY COAST.

Membership in Professional Associations

1.

COUNCIL FOR THE DEVEOLOPMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH IN AFRICA (CODESRIA)

2.

PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OF KENYA

3.

ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN HISTORIANS (AAH)

4.

INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF THE RED CROSS (ICRC)

5.

COMPARATIVE RESEARCH NETWORK, AFRICA (CRNA)

Research Projects and Consultancies

  1. POPULAR MUSIC AND YOUTH IDENTITY IN AFRICA: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ETHIOPIA, CAMEROON, KENYA AND NIGERIA

CODESRIA COMPARATIVE RESEARCH NETWORK

  1. INTERNATIONALIZATION OF UNIVERSITY EDUCATION IN AFRICA; PROGRAMMES, PROCESSES AND IMPACT. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ETHIOPIA KENYA, CAMEROON AND NIGERIA.

CODESRIA COMPARATIVE RESEARCH NETWORK

Research interests

  1. RELIGION AND YOUTH
  1. ISLAMIC CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
  1. RELIGION AND VIGILANTISM IN AFRICA

Academic Referees
1. DR. BOAZ ONYANCHA, PHR DEPARTMENT, EGERTON UNIVERSITY, NJORO

2. DR. HALKANO WARIO, PHR DEPARTMENT, EGERTON UNIVERSITY, NJORO

 

Department of History ,Philosophy and Religion Programmes

B.A. in HistoryBachelor of Arts (General)B.A. in History and International StudiesB.A. in Economics and HistoryBachelor of Arts in History and SociologyBachelor of Education (Arts) Service)Master of ArtsPhDThe Philosophy Component has the following programmes:Bachelor of Arts (General)Bachelor of Arts in Governance and EthicsUniversity Common Core CoursesMaster of ArtsThe Religion Component has the following programmes:Bachelor of Arts (General)Bachelor of Arts in Religion and SociologyMaster of ArtsPhD

Department of Philosophy, History and Religion Staff List

      Dr. Isaac Kipsang Tarus - Chairman of the Department of Philosophy, History and Religion

    History and International Studies Section

    1. Professor Reuben M Matheka
    2. Dorothy Akoth Nyakwaka
    3. Dr. Isaac Kipsang Tarus
    4. Mwangi Nixon Njau
    5. Mary J. Chepchieng
    6. Sally J. Kiprota

    Religion Section

    1. Dr. Joshua Otieno Ayiemba
    2. Dr. Boaz Kariuki Onyancha
    3. Dr. Halkano Abdi Wario
    4. Fr. Raphael Oduro Wanyamah
    5. Mwangi J. Macharia

    Philosophy Section

    1. Josephine W. Njoroge
    2. Dr. Juma Fredrick Okoiti
    3. David Nderitu
    4. Samuel Muga K'olale
    5. Geoffrey Anjejo Owiti

    Non Teaching Staff

    1. Ochieng Domtila Apiyo
    2. Ladana Regina Simbai
    3. Jescah Iminza Omega
    4. Kinyua Ruth W.
    5. Kibe Hannah Wanjiru

     

    Department of Philosophy, History and Religion

    The Department combines the three humanistic disciplines of Philosophy, History and Religion. It’s a combination that is at the centre of liberal arts and humanities. The programmes offered are meant to enrich our lives by their intrinsic nature critical thinking skills and endow with community and historical knowledge that are essential in a diverse country like Kenya, East Africa and the global community.MissionTo generate and disseminate significant knowledge and offer exemplary education in social science studies.Departmental Objectives1.    To provide 100% teaching and examination services to students every semester.2.     Top carry out research and publish at least six articles every year.
     
     

     

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