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Staff Research1.    The effectiveness of the counseling methods of the elderly in Kenya. By Hadija Murenga2.    Factors influencing Educational attainment of the girl child among the muslims in Mumias district in Kenya. By hadija Murenga

Student Research

1.      Challenges of reporting criminal acts and their implication on justice in Njoro Division, Nakuru county Kenya. By. – Kegechali Obonyo Nathan2.      Psychosocial effects of violent ethnic conflict on women and children and their coping mechanism in Njoro District Kenya. By Graham Njenga Kinyanjui.3.      Peace building and conflict management programs in Kenya: A CASE of peace building initiatives in west Pokot sub county. By James Odhiambo Nyengenye.4.      The impact of traditional birth attendants in the provision of maternal health services in Kimilili Division, Bungoma County Kenya. By Faith Nyachama Maranga.5.      Determinants of Miraa chewing Among the youth in Central Division of Wajir East District Kenya. By Abdikadir Sheikh Abdisalah.6.      Gender disparities in water resources management projects in Njoro District Kenya. By Wambu Charles Kamau.7.      Tobacco production and Gender Labour Relation in Kuria District, Kenya. A socio- cultural Perspective. By Z.M Muniko (PhD)8.      Poverty reduction through food security: A survey of a both UGUCHI West Division in Meru central District. By Samuel Kinyua Kiruk.9.      Gender difference in credit access and utilization I rulal Kenya: the case of Rengon division Migori District.10.  Community Attitude towards constituency development find: A CASE study of Aldai Constituency in Kenya.  By Muthoni Kangata.11.  Factors influencing the growth of community based organization (CBOS) the case study of Nakuru municipality.12.  Factors hindering access by formal and informal sector to social security schemes: A CASE study of Laikipia District. By Gibson K. Muhulu.13.  The adoption and implementation of community Policing strategy among security agencies in Njoro District nakuru county Kenya. By Chimera James Mwachidudu.14.  Prevance and determinants of violence against children in urban households I Eldoret municipality Kenya. By Mugesani Everlyne.15.  Assessment of environmental clousness among youth I kuresoi constituency Nakuru county Kenya. By Silvanus Owour Ayango

Prof. Kibet A. Ngetich, PhD

 
 

Prof. Kibet A. Ngetich, PhD
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Department of Peace, Security and Social Studies,
Egerton University
P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya
Mobile: +254 722 272413
Email: kngetich@egerton.ac.ke or k_ngetich@yahoo.com

 
EDUCATION
 

2004

Ph.D., Sociology

Kenyatta University, Kenya

1993

Master of Arts, Anthropology

University of Nairobi, Kenya

1990

Bachelor of Arts

University of Nairobi, Kenya

 
FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
 

Medical Sociology, Gender, Qualitative Research

 
WORK EXPERIENCE
 

April 2013 - present

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Egerton University

April 2009 - Present

Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

1997-2009

Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

1993-1997

Tutorial Fellow, Kenyatta University

2000-2001

Assistant lecturer, Egerton University

 

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

2012-1015

Smallholder Farmer Strategies to cope with Climate Change (SMACC). Sponsored by ERA ARD (Co-researcher)

2010-2013

Soil fertility and soil health: Critical factors in improving livelihoods and productivity in small-scale potato based farming systems in Ethiopia and Uganda. Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) of the Republic of Austria Austrian Development Agency (ADA) (Co-researcher)

2009-2011

Prospects for Sustainable Biofuel Production in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Kenya, East Africa funded by European Union through The Agricultural Research for Development (ARD) and Dimension of the European Research Area (ERA/ARD), (200, 000 euro) (Co-researcher)

2008-2010

Trends in Livestock Production Systems and their Impacts on Environment and Livelihoods in Lake Victoria Basin funded by Vicres (USD 150,000) (Co-researcher)

2007-2008

Gender Differences in Adoption and Utilization of Internet in Kenyan Universities: A Case Study of Egerton and Kabarak Universities funded by Egerton University (Ksh 150,000) Co research (PI)

2005-2009

Organic Agriculture with Trees in Mau Catchment, Kenya Funded by ICRAF and Austrian Government (Co-researcher)

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

1

Charles Obiero, Rhoda Birech, Maling`a Joyce, Ng`etich Kibet and Bernhard Freyer, 2013. Performance of Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.) under Different Soil and Climatic Conditions in Kenya. Asian Journal of Agricultural Research, 7: 43-50.

2

Charles Obiero, Rhoda Birech, Joyce Maling’a, Bernhard Freyer, Kibet Ng’etich, Jackson Lang’at 2013. Performance and challenges of biofuel cropping systems in Kenyan smallholder farming systems: A case study on castor (Ricinus communis L.), jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.) and croton (Croton megalocarpus L.) Australian Journal of Crop Science 7(7):917-922

3

Inoti Shadrack, Rhoda Birech, Omedo Bebe, Bernhard Freyer and Kibet Ngetich 2010. Common Forest and Agroforestry Trees in Mau Catchment, Kenya: Farmer Perspectives. Egerton: Egerton University Press

4

Ngetich, K. A., Birech R J, Kyalo D, Bett K E, Freyer, B (2009). Caught between Energy Demands and Food Needs: Dilemmas of Smallholder Farmers in Njoro, Kenya. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in Tropics and Subtropics, 110(1): 23-28.

5

Ngetich, K. 2008. Governing Traditional Health Care Sector in Kenya: Strategies and Setbacks. In Martyn Sama and Vinh-Kim Nguyen (eds). Governing Health Systems in Africa. Dakar: Codesria, pp 25-33.

6

Ngetich, K. 2007. Indigenous Knowledge, Alternative Medicine and Intellectual Property Rights Concerns in Kenya. In V. Veena (ed), Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge: Intellectual Property Perspective. Hyderabad: Icfai Press, pp 183-198.

7

Ngetich, K. 2007. Resilience in the Face of Urbanization: Why People Consult Traditional Health Practitioners in Nairobi City, Kenya. MARIFA: A Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No 1: 238-256

8

Ngetich, K. 2001. Harnessing Computer Mediated Communication Technologies in the Unification of Africa: Constraints and Potentials. In Eddy Maloka and Elizabeth Beth Le Roux (eds), Africa in the Millennium: Challenges and Prospects. Pretoria: Africa Institute, pp 77-85, 2001

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Gender, qualitative approaches, Socio-cultural dimensions of rural development and agriculture, socio-cultural aspects of health

Irene Wambui Waithaka

Irene Wambui Waithaka
Department of Peace, Security & social Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social sciences,
Egerton University
BOX 536, EGERTON
Mobile: +254723306976

 
EDUCATION
 

1973-1979

Kihate Primary School

1980-1983

South T. Girls Secondary School

1984-1985

Cathedral Secretarial College

 
FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
 

Secretarial work

 
WORK EXPERIENCE
 

1987-1990

Copy Typist at Moi Secondary School

1991-1993

Copy Typist – Egerton University, Finance Department

1993 to date

Secretary – Engineering, Registrar Academics, Daily & Technology, Economics, EUP Press and Peace Security and Social Studies Department

 

ACHIVEMENTS AND OTHER TRAININGS ATTENDED

 

1992

Attended a Workshop on Skill Management, Egerton University

1996

Trained on Computer Literacy

1993

Promoted as a Secretary

2009

Attended workshop organized by IGWDS, Egerton University

2010

Attended Workshop for Secretaries, Egerton University

2011

Training on ISO certification

Dr. Hadija M. Murenga, PhD

CURRICULUM VITAE FOR Dr. HADIJA M. MURENGA Ph D
 

PERSONAL PROFILE

Dr. Hadija M. Murenga, Ph D
Senior Lecturer and Chair person, Department of Peace, Security & social Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social sciences,
Department of PSSS,
Egerton University
Position Applied for: Senior Lecturer
P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya
Mobile: +254 -722 361982
Email: matuli15@yahoo.com or matuli115@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

 

2010

Ph.D, Sociology

Egerton University, Kenya

1998

M.A , Sociology

University of Nairobi, Kenya

1992

B.A Sociology & religion

Egerton University, Kenya

1987

KACE

Bunyore Girls High School

1985

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

Bunyore Girls High School

1979

Certificate of Primary Education (CPE)

Mumias GirlsBoarding Primary School

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
 

Dates/Year

Title of certificate

Institution Awarding

June 1998

Consultative And Programming Seminar on the Teaching on International Humanitarian Law

International Committee of the red Cross (ICRC)- Geneva

May 1999:

Conflict Management

Conflict Resolution , Kenya (CCR),

May 1999:

Women in Leadership

African Women Leadership Institute

March 2000:

Human Rights and Conflict Management

Centre for Conflict Resolution, Cape Town in partnership with the Centre for Conflict Resolution, Kenya

September 2000:

Implementation Measures of IHL

International Committee of the Red Cross

July 2001

Teaching Methodology Course

Egerton University

November 2003

International Humanitarian Law

Pretoria, South Africa

March 2006

Pedagogy

Egerton University

2009

Proposal Writing Workshop

Egerton University

2011

International Criminal Law

African Centre for Legal Excellence

March 2012

Transformative Leadership

The Kenya Institute of Administration

May 2012

Assessment and examination for the Internal Quality Auditing

KEBS

February 2013

Disability Mainstreaming

Egerton University

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Rural & Environmental sociology, Deviance, Conflict & Peace studies, Gender & Research methods

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2012 to present

Lecturer & Chair person, Dept of PSSS

2012-2015

Commissioner, National Research crime Center, Nairobi

2012-present

Internal Auditor, Egerton University

2010- 2012

Lecturer, Dept of PSSS

1998-2010

Assistant lecturer, Dept of PSSS

1992-1998

Teaching Assistant, Dept of PSSS, Egerton University

 

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

2014

Developing a proposal with colleagues to Research and Extension for funding: Title: Baseline Survey on Youth Radicalization and Terrorism in the Coastal Region, Kenya

2013-present

Member of Research Team at NCRC initiating and Supervising research projects. We have completed three: Organizd Crimes in Kenya, Gender Based Violence in Kenya, and Post Election Violence in Kenya, 2013. Three others are on –going: Human trafficking in Kenya,

2005-2010

Participated as a Researher in a project on Farming with trees in Mau East Catchment Area initiated and Managed by Professor Berhnard Freyer of University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)- Research Portal. The Project was in collaboration of Austrian Government and Egerton University. IT culminated into my PhD Thesis

April 2010

Ph D Thesis- “Socio-cultural factors influencing farmers’ adoption of Organic farming and Agro-forestry practices in Mau East Catchment Area, Nakuru District, Kenya

2006

Won a research grant for the Child and Youth Institute, Dakar, Senegal. This earned me a chance to be trained as a Laureate at the Institute for one month. I later conducted research and wrote a paper entitled; “ Coping Strategies of Street Youth in Nakuru Town, Kenya: A sustainable Livelihood Approach”



2003

Won a grant Award from OSSREA (Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa) for my research proposal, Titled: “Challenges of Public –Private Partnership for Urban management: A case study of the Nairobi Central Business District Association (NCBDA), Kenya”. I was invited to participate in a workshop for winners of the Seventeeth social science research grant competition to defend my proposal for funding and finalize the research arrangements at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

1998

M.A. Thesis - “Socio-Cultural factors influencing education attainment of Muslim Women in Mumias Division, Kakmega, District, Kenya

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATION

 

1

Karani M. Murenga. H. M, Osamba, J. (2014), Socio-Cultural and Economic factors Affecting Primary School Enrollment in Baringo Division of Samburu County, Kenya.

2

Chepkengor W, Ngetich K. and Murenga H. M, (2015) Socio-cultural and Economic factors affecting Primary School enrolment in Baragoi Division of Samburu County, Kenya

3.

Muhuhu. G. K, Mwangi, W. S. and Murenga, H.M. (2014) Gender Inequality in Access to Formal Social Security Schemes among Members in the Informal Sector in Laikipia East District, Kenya. E-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845. May 2014
IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (IOSR-JHSS). Volume 19, Issue 5, Ver.111 (May. 2014), pp 49-61 Authors:

4

Odhiambo J, N, Mwangi,W, S. and Murenga, H.M.(2014) Title: Perceptions on Effectiveness of Peace Building and Conflict Management Programs in West Pokot Sub-County, Kenya. (Accepted for publication in February 2014)International Journal of Humanities, Arts, Medicine and Sciences.

5.

Murenga, H.M, (2013) The Role of Gender in the Restoration of Mau East Catchment Area, Nakuru County, Kenya.ISSN No. 2074-5400 (Vol 6 issue 1, 2013, Kenya Journal of Educational Planning & Management.

6.

Murenga, H. M. (2013). Cultural factors influencing Educational attainment among Muslim Girls in Mumias District, Kakamega County, Kenya. Kenya Journal of Educational, Planning, Economics & Management (2013) Volume 6, Issue 1. ISSN NO. 2074-5400

7

Nabwire, C. J. & Murenga, H. M. (2012). Counseling Needs of the Elderly in Kenya. Kenya Journal of Educational, Planning, Economics & Management (2013) Volume 5, Number 5. ISSN NO. 2074-5400

8

Murenga, H. M. (2012). Farmers’ Knowledge and Perceptions and their adoption of Organic Farming and Agro-Forestry in Mau Catchment Area, Nakuru County, Kenya. Egerton University Journal of Arts and Humanities. (Submitted and accepted for publication on 24th/May/ 2012)

9

Murenga, H.M. (2012). Socio-Cultural factors influencing adoption of Agro-forestry and Organic farming Practices in Kenya: A Review of Existing Literature. Egerton University Journal of Arts and Humanities. (Submitted and accepted for publication on 24th/May/ 2012)

10

Murenga, H.M. and Kisaka , R.W. Co-authored a military science teaching manual titled “Conflict resolution and management published by EMC Egerton University Press.

11

Murenga H.M. et al. (2009), Co-authored a military science (Degree) teaching manual titled” International Humanitarian Law pending publication by EMC – Egerton University Press.

12

Murenga, H.M. et.al ( 2009) Co-authored a Military Science teaching manual titled “Society and International Humanitarian Law” published by EMC – Egerton University Press.

13

Murenga, H.M. et,al (2009) Sources of Information and their influence on Farmers Adoption of Organic Farming in Mau East Catchment Area in Nakuru, Kenya” published in proceedings of the Sumawa Mau Forest Complex Conference 27-29 April 2009, Egerton University published by SUMAWA a project of the Global Livestock CRSP management entity Egerton University

 

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL/SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS
 

Membership Category

Organization

Council member

National Crime Research Centre (NCRC), Nairobi- January 2013-

Member

Internal auditing, Egerton University, 2012

Member

Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) since 2006

Member

Organization of Social Science Research in Eastern Africa (OSSREA) since 2003

Member

African Women for Researchers and development (AAWORD) Egerton Chapter since 2000

Member

Ecumenical Association of third World Theologians (EATWOT) Kenyan Chapter since

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS
 

Year

Achievement

2013

Appointed council Simember of NCRC

2013

Certificate of Recognition for participating in the University performance contract

2012

Qualified as an Internal Auditor, Egerton University

2012

Appointed head of PSSS Department, Egerton University

2006

Won CODESRIA research grant

2006

Won Ph D Scholarship from Austrian Government and Egerton University

2003

Won OSSREA Research Grants

 
STUDENTS SUPERVISED
 

Ph D LEVEL

1

Johannes Achola. Title: Relevance of Skills and Prospects for Performance of Growth-Oriented Community Driven Development Projects in Baringo County, Kenya (Just Admitted

M.A Level

1

Nyengenye James Odhiambo (AM17/2689/10): Title: “Peace building and Conflict Management Programs in West Pokot Sub County, Kenya. (Successfully defended thesis on 11/12/ 2013 and graduated on 20/6/2014)

2

Muhuhu K. Gibson (AM17/2415/09): Title: Factors hindering access by formal and informal sector to social security schemes: A case study of Laikipia District. (Graduated, 2014 ).

3.

Maranga Faith Nyachama (AM17/2763/10) Title: “the impact of Traditional Birth attendants in the provision of Maternal Health services in Kimilili Division, Bungoma County Kenya”. (Successfully defended; waiting for graduation)

4

Abdikadir Shiekh Adisalah (AM17/1804/07) Title: “Determinants of Miraa Chewing among the Youth in Central Division of Wajir East District, Kenya” (In the process of submitting)

5.

Obonyo Nathan Kengecha (AM20/002/011) Title: “ Challenges of Reporting Criminal acts and their implications on Justice in Njoro Division, Nakuru County Kenya. (Presented proposal at Dept level)

6.

Willy . K. Chepkangori (AM17/1849). “The effectiveness of Livelihood Diversification in the Management of Conflicts between Pokot and Marakwet Communities, Kenya”. ( Submited Thesis (hard bound copies)

7

Monica Wambui Karanu (AM17/2107/08). “Socio-cultural and Economic factors affecting Primary School enrolment in Baragoi Division of Samburu County, Kenya”(Successfully defended; waiting for graduation)

8

Abduba Dida Ade (AM17/2907/11). “Challenges faced by Community based wildlife conservancy in promoting ecotourism as a sustainable livelihood alternative in Merti District of Isiolo County, Kenya. (Has presented Proposal to Graduate School)

9

Michael Mutunga Mutua (AM17/0021/11). Factors limiting the Implementation of government policy on Socio-economic empowerment of househelps in Westlands Division in Nairobi County. (To defend proposal at the faculty)

10

11

Rashid Bakari Luvoyo (AP19/30596/10). “Effects of lack of Autonomy on Performance of the Kenya Police Force and its implications on crime Management in Nakuru Police Division, Kenya” (graduated in Dec, 2013)

12

Jeremia Nyancoka Nyaende (AP19/31189/10). “Stock Theft among the Kipsigis and Kisii Communities on Sotik-Borabu Border, Kenya” ( Graduated in Dec, 2013)

13

Austine Ochieng Dieto (A13/30029). “Efectiveness of Women Empowerment Model on Poverty Reduction in Karemo Division, Siaya County.” ( graduated in Dec, 2013)

14

Hellen Nyamoita Ongeri (AP19/30594/10). “The Implications of Prison Institutions on Convicts in Nakuru Municipality”. ( graduated in Dec, 2013)

 
Internal Examiner (Masters Theses)
 

Ph D LEVEL

Wambu Charles Kamau (AM17/2164/08). “Gender Disparities in Water Resources Management Project in Njoro District, Kenya”. (Graduated in Dec,2012)

Alinur. A .Mohammed (AM17/1851/07). “Factors contributing to changes in Modes of Subsistence among Pastoral Somali VCommunities of Tarbaj Division in Wajir District, Kenya” (Graduated in May,2013)

Alexander L. Likaka (AM17/) “Socio-Economic Changes and Coping Strategies by the Elderly in Gem Central Location, South Nyanza, Kenya”. (Graduated in May, 2012)

Achola Johannes (A17/1627/06). “Wetlands as a Resource for Community Development: The Case of River Nyando Estuarine Communities in Nyando District, Kenya” (Graduated in Dec, 2013)

Hawo Bokayo Elema (AM17/2205/08). “{Strategies of Borana Pastoral Migrants in their Adaptation to Urban Lifestyles in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya” (Graduated in July, 2013)

Samuel. O. Osike (AM17/2820/10). “Households’ Participation in Non-Governmental Organizations’ Supported Projects in Homa Bay District”. (Graduated on 20/12/2013)

Dr. Eric Kiprono Bor, PhD

 

 
 

Eric. K. Bor, Ph D
Senior Lecturer , Department of Peace, Security & social Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social sciences,
Department of PSSS,
Egerton University
P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya
Mobile: +254 7859236
Email: eborkiprono@gmail.com


Broad Objective
To be an agent transformation of lives through quality education that promotes effective teaching, research, innovation and publication

EDUCATION

Year

Degree

Institution

1999

PhD in Sociology

University of Baroda

1991

M.A in Sociology

University of Baroda

1989

B.A. (General with Sociology)

Punjab University


PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Pasgr.org (MRPP)
August 4-8,2014 successfully completed a 5 day training as lead instructor in delivery of Master of Research and Public Policy Courses held in Nairobi, Kenya

International Humanitarian Law Teacher Training Programme
29th July 03th August 2013: Attended and successfully completed the three day Roundtable organized by International Committee of the Red Cross.

International Criminal Law
July, 2011: Attended and successfully completed the two day Roundtable on international Criminal law focusing on Kenya’s need for reforms in Nairobi.

International Humanitarian Law
September, 2000: Attended and Successfully completed training Workshop for University Lecturers focusing on the implementation of International Humanitarian Law in Kenya held in Lake Baringo Lodge.

Institutional Management
January, 2006: Attended and successfully participated in leadership, Corporate Governance, Strategic planning and institutional management Seminars held in Kenya school of Monetary studies, Nairobi.

Pedagogy and Academic advising
March, 2011: Attended and successfully completed a workshop focusing on Quality Education in Universities held at Egerton University, Njoro.


FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Sociology of Education, Rural development strategies, Social change and community leadership, Ethnicity, Bureaucracy and public administration, curriculum development and editing

WORK EXPERIENCE

January 2000 to date.

Lecturer and Consultant, Department of peace, Security and
Social Studies

2009 to February, 2012

Chairperson, Department of Peace, Security and Socio Studies

October, 2005-eptember, 2009

Chairperson, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Economics

July 2004-August 2005

Chairperson, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Economics



PUBLICATIONS

1

Sibia Bwoga Misoi, Eric.Kiprono. Bor ,Mwangi .Wokabi (2025) Difference Between Men and Women Perception Towards Gender Issues among Non Teaching Staff of Egerton University, Nakuru County, Kenya IJHSS Vol 3 Issue 2 ISSN 2321-9203

1

Kemboi Jebet Francisca Eric.Kiprono. Bor Kibet Ngetich (2015) “The Relationship Between group cohesiveness and performance: An Empirical Study of Funded Youth Groups in Nakuru Municipality Nakuru County Kenya”. IJHSS VOL 3 Issue 2, ISSN 2321-9203 Impact factor.

2

Betty C.Koskei, Eric Kiprono Bor S.Wokabi Mwangi (2014) “Effects of Land Use Change on the Livelihoods of Indigenous Communities: A case of Ogiek Community of Mau East,Kenya” RHSS ISSN 2224-5766 Vol 4 Issue 25

3

Graham .N. Kinyanjui, Eric Kiprono Bor (2014) “Forms of Psychosocial Effects Experienced by Women and Children in Njoro District,Nakuru County, Kenya.” IJHSS Vol 2 Issue 7 ISSN 2321-9203

4

Kaumbulu F.Kyalo. Eric.K.Bor.S.W.Wookabi (2014) Social Factors Influencing the Adoption of Biogas in the Households of Kisii Central District,Kenya. IJHS: ISSN 2321-9203 volume 2

5

F.O. Otieno, Eric.Kiprono.Bor.(2014) “Challenges Faced By Security Personnel in Fraud Detection in the County Government of Nairobi, Kenya” IOSR Journal

6

Owiyo Patriciah, Eric.K.Bor. P.Sutter. (2014) The Effect of Dominion Project on Environment Conservation in Yala Swamp, Siaya District,Kenya. IJSR: ISSN 2319-7064 V 3

7

Psiwa Chelangat Milka, E. K.Bor, Benard Mwori Sorre (2014) Intra-Clan Conflicts and Household Livelihoods in Kopsiro Division, Bungoma County, Kenya. IJSS , ISSN 2321-9203 V3 Issue 8, IJHSS, ISSN 2321-9203

8.

Orina.M.M. E.K.Bor S.W.Mwangi (2014) The Role of youth Self-Help Groups in Skill Development in Njoro District, Nakuru County, Kenya. JETERRAPS ISSN:216990 V 5 N5

9.

Psiwa Milkah Chelagat, E. K.Bor, Benard Mwori Sorre (2014) Intra-Clan Conflicts and Household Livelihoods in Kopsiro Division, Bungoma County, Kenya. (IJSR) Journal: Volume 3 Issue 8

10

E. M. Nyangena&E. K. Bor. (2014) Non-Governmental Organizations’ (NGOs) Participation in Empowering HIV/AIDS Orphaned Children through Dietary Support in Njoro District, Nakuru County, Kenya. (IJSR) Journal.

11

Nyaga Isaiah, K.Ng’etich, E. K. Bor and Theuri,M.M. (2014) “Suggested Modifications in the Implementation of the three-Pronged Anti- Corruption Strategy In Nairobi County,Kenya” Vol 2 Issue 9 IJECM, UK ISSN 2348-0386

12

Nyaga Isaiah, K.Ng’etich, E. K. Bor and Theuri,M.M. (2014) “The Factors Influencing The Implementation Of The Three-Pronged Anti-Corruption Strategy In Nairobi County, Kenya (2003-2011)” Vol. 1, Issue 14 International Journal of Social Science and Entrepreneurships, India ISSN 2307-6305

13

Nyaga Isaiah, K.Ng’etich, E. K. Borand Theuri,M.M. (2014) The prioritization of the three-pronged Anti-Corruption Strategy In Nairobi County, Kenya (2003-2011) Vol. 1, Issue 8 International Journal of Social Science and Entrepreneurships, India

14

Osike Samuel, Mwangi S.W and Bor.E.K. (2013) Effectiveness of Households’ Participation in Non-Governmental Organizations’ Supported in Homa Bay District, Homa Bay County, Kenya Vol.1 issue 10. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary, ( Pp 498-518)

15

Oino G.P,Sorre B.M,andBor E.K (2013). “The influence of Social Organization among Street Children on their Survival on the Streets”.Vol l2 Issue7, International Journal of Science and Research. (Pp 202-208)

16

Rono, A.K, Chiuri L. W, Matheka, R.M and Bor E.K. (2010), Effect of Murran system of indigenous Knowledge on Maasai Youth’s School attendance in Narok District Kenya” in Africa Research Review Vol.4(3b) (Pp 1-23)

17

Omenge, B.N,Ogola F.O. and Bor E.K.(2010) “Relationship between family Socio-Economic Status and students Academic Performance in Mixed Day Secondary Schools in MosochoKisii Central District Kenya” Organization for Social Science and Research in Eastern and Southern Africa, Vol.1 No.1 (Pp 135-145)

18

Kiprono.E. Arap Bor (1998) “Pre-Colonial Social Structure and Socialization in Kenya’’ Journal of The M.S.University of Baroda,Vol.45 (XLV) 1996-97 No.2 (Social Science Number) pg 29-46

C) PROCEEDINGS

1. Bor. E.K. And Mungai, P.C (2006). The Challenges of communication: The paradox of teaching and practising on Anti-corruption skills in the proceeding of 2006 Research week, Egerton University.

2. Bor, E.K And Wanyamah, R. O(2006), The relevance of Empirical and Critical Thinking in Generating Anti- Corruption Skills in the Proceedings of 2006 Research week, Egerton University.

3. Bor. E.K. and Osaringo B.M. (2006). Civil Servants and their Role in Combating Corruption: A Sociological Perspective in the proceedings of 2006, Research week Egerton University.

4. Bor. E.K (2006). ThePerceived Link between Poor Pay and Corrupt Practises: A Case of The Governance Trainees in Kenya. Research week proceedings, Egerton University.

5. Bor E.K. (2013) “Inter-Ethnic Conflicts and National Cohesion in the Southern Rift Valley” Kenya.


TEACHING AND SUPERVISION

a. Teaching Sociology since January. 2000 at Njoro Campus, Egerton University.
b. Currently teaching and supervising Post Graduates Students Advancing in Sociology, Community Development and Criminology and Security Studies.
SAMPLE OF COMPLETED SUPERVISION
Names Title of thesis
1. OngutiRael, (2013).A Comparative Study of The Influence of Infused Hiv And Aids Education On Students’ Hiv And Aids Awareness In Ainamoi And Sigowet Divisions, Kericho County.
2. Oino P.G (2013). The Social Organization Structures Among Street Children in Eldoret Municipality, Kenya.
3. Bokayo E.H (2013). Livelihood Strategies of Borana pastoral Migrants in their Adaptation to Urban Lifestyle in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
4. Jelagat .K.M.(2013). Factors influencing repayment of micro-credit loans among women groups in Eldama-Ravine Division, Koibatek District, Baringo County, Kenya.
5. Chepkoech K.L (2013). A sociological analysis of factors that lead girls to undergo female circumcision after alternatives rites of passage: A case of Abakuria of Kenya.
6. Osike .S.O ( 2013). Effectiveness of household’ participation in Non-Governmental Organization supported projects in Homa Bay District, Homa Bay County, Kenya

SAMPLE OF CONTINUEING SUPERVISION
PhD ( Draft theses)
Names Title of thesis
1. Nyagah I.G ( 2013)The Implementation Of A Three-Pronged Strategy On The Reduction Of Corruption In Urban Kenya: A Case Study Of Nairobi 2013
2. Muniko M.Z (2013). Gender- labour relations in tobacco production and their implication on socio-economic welfare in Kuria District, Kenya
Masters (Draft theses)
Names Title of thesis
1. EmmieAgisu. (2013). Contract farming influence on households of the Sugarcane farmers in Mumias Division, Kenya
2. Misoi.B.S (2013). Gender equality at the place of work among the non-teaching staff in Njoro Campus, Egerton University, Nakuru County, Kenya
3. Otieno. O.F (2013). Challenges faced by security personnel in fraud detection in the County Government of Nairobi,Kenya
4.Owiyo Patriciah, The Effect of Dominion Project on Environment Conservation in Yala Swamp, Siaya District,Kenya.
5.Nyangena E. M (2013)Non-Governmental Organizations’ (Ngos) Participation In Empowering Hiv/Aids Orphaned Children In Njoro District, Nakuru County, Kenya
6 .Milka Chelangat Psiwa 2014) Intra-Clan Conflicts and Household Livelihoods in Kopsiro Division, Bungoma County, Kenya.





CONSULTANCY


1. Has been a team leader in the development of post graduate diploma in probation practice and correctional studies-client Ministry of interior and condition of national government
2. Has been a consulting editor to the international peace support training centre (IPSTC) West wood Karen Nairobi Kenya
3. Current engagement-Developing learning material for probation department

CURRENT ENGAGEMENTS


Internal
1.Is a material Developer for E-Learning Programmes
2. Is a member to the faculty of arts and social sciences Post Graduate Committee
External
1. A member of a committee on minimum standards and guidelines for credit accumulation and transfer system for sociology, the commission for University Education Kenya

 

Prof. Samson Wokabi Mwangi, PhD

CV for Prof. Mwangi, Samson Wokabi (PhD)

 

Names: MWANGI, Samson Wokabi (PhD)
Date of Birth: 17th January 1967
Place of Birth: Murang’a Kenya.
Permanent Address: P.O. Box 28446 00200 GPO
NAIROBI, KENYA
Telephone Number: +254 733 990121/+254 721 52 8887
Marital Status Married with Two Children
Current Address: P.O.Box 12853 NAKURU, KENYA
Current Position: Associate Professor and Coordinator
Criminology Programmes NCC

Key Career Objectives: Researcher in various Social Science areas and to be an excellent Social Science Educator and Consultant in Social and Environmental Impact Assessment

 
Academic Background
 

Year

Degree/Certificate

Institution

March 1998– July 2002

PhD Behavioural and Social Sciences

University of Amsterdam

anuary –June 1997

Preparing PhD Research Proposal

Universiteit van Amsterdam

September 1993 – June 1995

Master of Philosophy (Mphil) (Environmental Planning and Management

Moi University, School of Environmental Studies.

October 1988 – June 1991

Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and
Economics)

Egerton University, Njoro,

1986-1987

Kenya Advance Cert of Education

Kirangari High School, Kiambu

1982-1985

Kenya Cert of Education

Kirogo Secondary School, Murang’a

1974-1981

Certificate of Primary Education

Mariaini Primary School, Murang’a

 

Professional Qualification
 

Year/Dates

Certificate/Title of Training

Institution

2011

Training KRA Staff on Monitoring and Evaluation Approaches

FOA, Egerton University

2011

Training NGOs and CBOs in Social Audits

Embassy of Finland

2005

One week training on Human Rights Approach to Poverty Eradication

Organised and conducted by UNESCO

2003:

Governance Institute

CODESRIA

1999:

Research methodology Course

Urban Development Research Associates (UDRA) at the Universiteit van Amsterdam

1997-1998

Training on Resource Dynamics

Universiteit van Amsterdam

1995-1996:

Training of Trainers in Participatory Environmental Training by GreenTowns programme on Environment and Urban Development Training
Programme Courses covered included: Urban landscape
Ecology, Environmental Planning; project Planning and management; Monitoring and Evaluation Techniques, Environmental and Impact Assessment, Settlement Planning among others

Wagenigen Agricultural University and Ministry of Local Government, Kenya.

1994:

A Comprehensive Training in Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental audit.

Moi University’s School of Environmental Studies in collaboration with Universiteit van Amsterdam.

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Environmental Governance, Urban Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Community Development, Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE
 

19/2/2014

Associate Professor

Department of Peace, Security and Social Studies, Egerton University

May 2005-19/2/2014

Senior Lecturer

Department of Peace, Security and Social Studies, Egerton University

November 2003-May 2005

Lecturer

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Economics, Egerton University

June 1995-May 2005

Assistant Lecturer

Department of Sociology, Egerton University

March 1992 –May 2005

Teaching Assistant

Department of Sociology, Egerton University

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

1

Kabiro, Reuben Macharia and Mwangi S. Wokabi (2014) Factors Influencing Effective Implementation of Free Secondary Education Project in Kangema District, Murang’a County, Kenya” in International Referred Journal of Engineering and Science (IRJES). Accepted for publication in December 2014.

2

Theuri Donald Wachira, G.G. Wairire and S. W. Mwangi (2015) “Socio- Economic Hazards of Plastic Paper Bags Litter in Peri-Urban Centres of Kenya ; A Case Study Conducted at Ongata Rongai Township Of Kajiado County, Kenya” in ; International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology (IJSRIT) Accepted for Publication.

3

Kaumbulu, F. Kyalo, E.K. Bor and Mwangi S Wokabi (2014) Social Factors Influencing the Adoption of Biogas in the Households of Kisii Central District, Kenya” in the International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies Vol. 2 Issue 11, Nov. 2014.pp. 9-16

4

Sibia, B, Bwoga, Kaumbulu, F Kyalo, E.K. Bor and Mwangi S. Wokabi (2014) “Causes of Gender Inequality among Non-Teaching Staff in Njoro Campus of Egerton University, Nakuru County, Kenya” in the International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies Vol. 2 Issue 11, Nov. 2014.pp 83-88

5

Mumbi, F. N., S. W Mwangi and K. A. Ngetich. (2014) “How availability of Health Facilities motivate the IDPs Decision to settle in Self-help settlements, Gilgil District, Kenya”. In International Journal of Developing and Emerging Economies, pp 48 – 57 September 2014.

.6

Orina, M.M, S.W. Mwangi, and E.K. Bor (2014) “The role of Youth Self-help groups in Skill Development in Njoro District, Nakuru County, Kenya.” In Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies (JETERAPS) Vol.5 No. 5 PP 621 – 628

7

Atieno, P. O, S.W Mwangi, , K A. Ngetich (2014) “Mechanisms of Conflict Management over Common Pool Resources among the Residents of Lower Nyango Flood Plains, Kisumu County, Kenya”. In Research on Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 4. No. 23 2014. IISTE, Journal pp 50 -59.

8

Kiboro, C.N, O.N Gakuru, J Misaro and S.W. Mwangi (2014) “Role of Social Work in minimizing sexual and Gender inequalities”. In research on Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 4 No.14, 2014 IISTE, Journal. pp 84 -88

9.

Ongowo, E.O; S.W. Mwangi; Kibet Ngetich (2014) “Analysis of Socio-Economic factors influencing involvement in Resource-based Conflicts in Kenya” in IOSR International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, Vol 1 Issue 3 April 2014

10.

Kipkeu, Michael Limo; S.W.Mwangi and Gichiah James Njogu (2014) “Incentives for enhanced CommunityParticipation in Wildlife Conservation in Amboseli, Kenya” in Impact Journals International Journal of Research in Applied, Natural and Social Sciences:, Ohio USA, Vol. 1 Issue 4 May 2014.

11

Kipkeu, Michael Limo; S.W.Mwangi and Gichiah James Njogu (2014) “Community participation in Wildlife Conservation in Amboseli Ecosystem, Kenya” in: IOSR, International Journal for Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology Vol. 1 Issue 4 May 2014

12

Muhuhu, G.Kamau; S.W. Mwangi and Hadijah M. Murenga (2014)
Gender Inequalities in Access to Formal Social Security Schemes among Members of the Informal Sector in Laikipia East District, Kenya” in IOSR International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol 1 Issue 6, 2014.

13

Nyengenye, James Odhiambo; S.W. Mwangi and Hadijah Murenga (2014) “Perceptions of Effectiveness of Peace Building and Conflict Management Programmes in West Pokot Sub-County, Kenya” Best Journals Vol. 1 Issue 5, 2014.

14

Ijaza, Alice K, S.W. Mwangi and Kibet Ngetich (2014) “Access To Women Enterprise Fund In Kenya By Poor Women-Headed Households In Hamisi Constituency, Vihiga County, Kenya” in IJIRS Vol 4 Issue 6 2014.

15

Mwangi, S.W (2013) “Gender Disparities in Decision-Making on the Utilization of Decentralized Funds: The case of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya” in Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary Vol. 1, Issue 10 pp 477-497.

16.

Onyango, Maurice, O, Mwangi, S and Kibet N (2013) “Governance Practices and Performance of Collective Organizations: Evidence from Self-Help Organizations in Siaya, County, Kenya” in: IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 17, Issue 1 pp 63-72.

17

Osike, S; Mwangi S.W and Bor E.K (2013) “Effectiveness of Households’ Participation on Non-Governmental Organizations’ Supported Projects in Homa Bay District, Homa Bay County, Kenya” in Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary Vol. 1, Issue 10 pp 498-518.

18

Onyango, M. O.; Mwangi, S. and Kibet N (2013) “ Socio-economic Characteristics of Successiful Collective Action in Kenya’s Self-Help Organisations’ Sectors” in Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary Vol. 1, Issue 9 pp 269-286

19

Karanja S.N, Mwangi S.W, K. Ngetich and Njeru, M.K (2013) Influence of Informal Solid Waste Management on Livelihoods of Urban Solid Waste Collectors: A Case Study of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 3 No. 13 :(95-108)

20

21

Post, J and S.W Mwangi (2009) Constraints on Neighbourhood Activism: Experiences with Services Upgrading in Nakuru, Kenya in Urban Studies Journal Vol. 46, No 3: 665-686

22

Post, J and Mwangi, S.W (2006) Community Action and Partnering in Nakuru, A critical Appraisal of the Process of Services Upgrading in Low Income Neighbourhoods. in AMID St, Amsterdam (Online Publication) (pp 2-33)

23

Mwangi, S.W (2000) “Partnerships in Urban Environmental Management: an Approach to Solving Environmental Problems in Nakuru, Kenya in Environment and Urbanization Journal Vol. 12 No. 2. IIED, London.

BOOK CHAPTERS

24

Mwangi, S. W (2008) The Effectiveness of Local Authority Transfer Funds (LATF) and Constituency Development Funds (CDF) in Attacking Urban Poverty and Improving Human Rights in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya” UNESCO Small Grants Programme for Poverty Alleviation, Paris 2008, (pp 140-148).

25

Mwangi, S.W (2000, 2001) Human Health and Irrigation Development in Kenya in Salih, M.A.M “Local Environmental Change and Society in Africa” Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London.

26.

Mwangi, S. W (2006) “Engendering Urban Governance: Experience in Participatory Planning in Nakuru, Kenya” in Creighton, C and F. Yieke, Gender Inequalities in Kenya. UNESCO, 2006, Paris, ( pp 103-122).

BOOKS

27

Mwangi, S. W (2003) Challenges of Urban Environmental Governance: Participation and Partnerships in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. AGIDS, Universiteit of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

28

Mwangi S.W. (2005) “Challenges of Urban Environmental Governance in Nakuru Municipality: From Theory to Practice” in: Proceedings of the Workshop Series “Strengthening Environmental Stewardship towards the Nakuru we Want. Practical Action, Nairobi, Kenya.

29

Mwangi, S. W (2003) “Challenges of Urban Governance at the Local Level: Emerging Elites during the process of Localizing Agenda 21 In Nakuru Municipality, Kenya: Paper Presented at CODESRIA Governance Institute in August 2003.

Working paper Series

30.

Mwangi, S.W (2001) Local Agenda 21 Experiences in Nakuru, Kenya: Processes, Issues and Lessons. Urban Environmental Action Plans and Local Agenda 21 Series Working Paper Number 10. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) London, United Kingdom.

 


KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

YEAR

RESEARCH TOPIC

2011-2012

Understanding Conflicts in the North Rift: Causes, Consequences, Peace Initiatives and Policy Recommendations: Case Studies of West Pokot, Marakwet, Turkana and Trans-Nzoia Districts –Desktop research and Literature Review funded by Action Aid, Kenya

December 2007-2008

Gender disparities in Decision Making about the Utilization of LATIF, CBF and CDF in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya, Egerton University internal funding

July 2005 -2006

The Effectiveness of Local Authority Transfer Funds (LATF) and Constituency Development Funds (CDF) in Attacking Urban Poverty and Improving Human Rights in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya” Recipient of UNESCO Small Grants Programme on Poverty Alleviation (USD 10,000)

2005-2006

Towards a Strategic and Sustainable Development Paradigm in Urban Development: The Case of Nakuru Town - A Review of Practical Action Interventions In Nakuru Municipality (2004-2006) August 2006

2005

A Review of Environmental Education status in Kenya, Awareness and Public Participation. A report for Kenya National Cleaner Production Centre, November-December 2005

2003-2004

Challenges of Urban Governance at the Community Level, 1 year research grant from CODESRIA (USD 5,000

September 2002

Gender issues in Urban Governance: Experiences in Localizing
Agenda 21 in Nakuru, Kenya1-year Research grant from
OSSREA (USD 5,000)

December 2001/Feb 2002

Local Agenda 21 Experiences in Nakuru, Kenya: Processes, Issues and Lessons. Grant to write a working paper for International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED, London) (USD 10,500)

1998-2002

Challenges of Urban Environmental Governance: Partnerships and Participation in Nakuru Municipality Kenya. Research Grant for 4 years from the Netherlands Foundation for the Advancement of Tropical Research (WOTRO)(USD 384,615)

1995/96

Human Health and Irrigation Development in Kenya
; Case study of Mwea Irrigation Scheme I-year research grant from OSSREA USD 5,000

 

GRADUATE SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Master’s Thesis Supervision to date:

 

S.No

Name of Candidate

Title of Thesis

Grad. Date

1.

ONGOWO, E. O

Resource-Based Conflicts: A Case Study of Longonot Location, Naivasha Division, Nakuru District, Kenya.

December 2008

2.

KITHINJI, N

Community Participation in Decision-Making Processes in Narok: A Case Study of Ntuka and Olenkuluo Locations, Osupuko, Division, Narok District, Kenya

December, 2008

3.

KARANJA, S.N

The Influence of Solid Waste Management on Livelihoods of the Urban Individual Actors: A Case Study of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya

December 2009

4.

KITHINJI, C.W

Access to Environmental Infrastructure and its Implications for Child Health: A study of Kaptembwo Low-income Households, Nakuru, Kenya

May 2010

5.

NYAMOLO, K. M

Gender Inequality in Access and Utilization of Credit in Rural Kenya: The case of Rongo Division, Migori District

December 2010

6.

OGETO, G.K

Mechanisms of Coping with Psychosocial and Economic Challenges in Female-Headed Households in Kisii Central District, Kenya

May 2011

7.

KOSKEI, B.C

Land Resettlement and its Effects on Socio-Economic Livelihoods of Ogiek Households in Mau East, Njoro District, Kenya

May 2011

8.

ACHOLA, J

Wetlands as a Resource for Community Development: The Case of River Nyando Estuarine Community in Nyando District, Kenya

December 2011

9.

BARASA, T.W

Participation of Women in Membership and Leadership of Community-Based Organizations: The case of Tiriki East Division, Hamisi District, KENYA

May 2011

10.

MUKHALE, P.N

Factors Influencing Household Solid waste Disposal Practices in Urban Areas: A Case of Bungoma Municipality, Kenya

December 2011

11.

NYAMBARIGA, F.K.K

Socio-Economic Constraints of Soapstone Mining in South Mugirango, Chache Location, Gucha South District, Kenya

May 2012

12.

PEPELA, R.N

Community Self-Help Group Initiatives: An Analysis of Gender Disparities in Budalangi, Busia District, Kenya

May 2012

13.

KIRUKI, S.K

Households Mechanisms of Coping with Food Insecurity in Katheri West Location, Abothuguchi West Division, Meru Central District, Kenya

May 2013

14.

MISOI, S.B

An Evaluation of Factors Hindering Gender Equality at the Place of Work among Non-Teaching Staff in Public Universities in Kenya, Egerton University

Submitted

15.

MURIITHI, G.M

Factors Affecting Uptake of Urban Agricultural Interventions for HIV/AIDS affected Households: A Case of Poor Urban Households in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya

May, 2011

16.

AJAWANG, N.W.O

Factors Influencing Household Access to Healthcare Services in Eldoret Municipality, Kenya

May 2011

17.

WANJALA, N.W

An Assessment of Community Participation in Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Projects in Kanduyi Division, Bungoma South District, Kenya

December 2012

18.

OTIENO, P.O

Conflicts Over Common Pool Resources among Residents of Lower Nyando Floodplains, Nyanza, Kenya

May 2013

19.

KAUMBULU, F.K

Socio-Economic Factors Influencing the Adoption of Biogas in the Households in Kisii Central District, Kenya

Submitted

20.

OMAO, B

Effects of Public Bicycle Transport (BodaBoda) on the Livelihoods of Urban Operators in Oyugi’s Town, Kenya

Draft

21.

LIKAKA, A.L

Socio-economic Changes and Coping Strategies adopted by the Elderly in Gem Central Location, South Nyanza, Kenya

May 2012

22.

WAMBU, C.K

Gender Disparities in Water Resource Management Projects in Njoro District, Kenya

December 2012

23.

MAINGI, B.M

Socio-economic implication of Woodcarving on Household-livelihoods: The Case of Wamuyu Location, Yathui Division, Machakos District, Kenya.

Draft

24.

AGISU, E

Contract Farming and its Influence on Household Livelihoods of the Sugarcane Farmers: A Case of Mumias Division, Butere-Mumias District, Kenya.

Draft

25.

OSIKE, S. O.

Household participation and adoption of NGO Supported Projects in Homa Bay District, Kenya.

December 2013

26.

KANDURENGE, A.I

Access and use of the Women Enterprise Fund in Hamisi Contituency, Kenya.

Submitted

27.

NDUNG’U, F.M

Motivation for the Decision of Internally Displaced Persons to Settle in Self-Help Settlements in Gilgil District, Nakuru County, Kenya.

Submitted

28.

MUHUHU, G.K

A sociological study of Gender Inequalities in Access to Formal Social Security Schemes Among Members in the Informal Sector in Laikipia East District, Kenya.

Submitted

29.

ONYANGO, M.O

Analysis of Factors Influencing Performance of Self-Help Organizations in Ugenya Contituency, Siaya County, Kenya.

December 2012

30.

MUGESANI, E.A

Determinants and Prevalance of Violence Aganist Children in Low Income Urban Households in Eldoret, Kenya.

Submitted

31.

OMUSULA, P.K

Police Response to Ethnic Conflicts and Conflict Regulation in Molo District, Kenya.

December 2013

32.

NYEGENYE, J.O

Peace Building and Conflict Management Programs in West Pokot Sub-County, Kenya.

Submitted

33.

ORINA, M.M

Perceived Benefits of Youth Participating in Self-Help Groups in Njoro District, Nakuru County, Kenya.

Submitted

34.

MOHAMED, M.A

Implications of Food Aid on the Household Livelihoods Rhamu Division, Madera District, Kenya.

Defended

35.

ONYANGO, M.O

Analysis of Factors Influencing Performance of Self-Help Organizations in Ugenya Constituency, Siaya County, Kenya.

Submitted

 
PhD Supervision
 

1.

MURENGA, H.M

Socio-cultural Factors Influencing Farmer’s Adoption of Organic Farming and Agro-forestry in Mau Catchment Areas in Nakuru, Kenya

May 2010

2.

MUNIKO, Z.M

Gender-Labour Relations in Tobacco Production and their Implications on Socio-Economic Welfare in Kuria District, Kenya

Draft

3.

NYANDUSEI, W.K

Challenges Facing Implementation of Witness Protection Programmes in Kenya.

Draft

 
HONOURS AND AWARDS
 

YEAR

AWARD/ RECOGNITION

2009

Top 100 Educators by IBC, Cambridge, England

2009

Appeared in Marques Who is Who in the World.

2010

2000 Outstanding Intellectuals in 21st Century


MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL ORANIZATIONS
 

Member category

Organization

Member

CUE, Drafting Minimum Standards for Psychology, Sociology and Development Studies Program Team

Member

International Biographical Centre (IBC), Cambrigde, England

Member

Organisation of Social Sciences Research in Eastern and Central Africa (OSSREA)

Member

Council for the Development of Social Sciences Research in Africa (CODESRIA)

Lead Expert

National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA)

Research Fellow

Research School for Resources for Development (CERES) in the Netherlands

 

Language proficiencies:
 

Language

Speaking

Writing

Reading

English

Very Good

Very Good

Very Good

Kiswahili

Very Good

Very Good

Very Good

Gikiyu

Excellent

Excellent

Excellent

 

____________________ Date_______________
Signature of Staff Member
REFEREES:
1. Prof. Johan Post
Universiteit van Amsterdam
AGIDS, Nieuwe Prinsengracht 130, 1018 VZ AMSTERDAM.
The Netherlands.
Tel: +31 20 525 7276
Fax: +31 20 525 4051
e-mail: j.post@uva.nl

2. Prof Isabel Baud
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Nieuwe prinsengracht 130, 1018 VZ AMSTERDAM
The Netherlands.
e-mail: i.s.a.baud@uva.nl

3. Prof. Kibet Ngetich
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Economics
Egerton University
P.O. Box 536
Njoro, Kenya
e-mail: k_ngetich@gmail.com

 

Department of Peace, Security and Social Studies Staff List

Department of Peace, Security and Social Studies

Mrs BEATRICE M, Onsarigo,
Lecturer, Department of Peace,Security and Social studies
Faculty of Arts and Social sciences,
Department of PSSS,
Egerton University
P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254 -722 392978
Email: onsarigob@yahoo.com
 

Welcome to the Department of Peace, Security and Social Studies. This department is housed in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. It offers various programmes including Bachelor of Arts with Sociology; Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Religion); Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology); Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Security Studies and Diploma in Criminology and Security Studies which is the most recent programme and the most popular among students.The clientele for this programme are mainly practicing Police and Army officers. However, since the year, 2011, the programme is also attracting a lot of young people right out of high school. So far the graduates from the programme are being placed in different firms and organizations to take care of their institutional security matters. Currently the programme has a total of about 600 students in the Nakuru Town Campus as well as Nairobi City Campus. The Bachelor of Arts programmes in Njoro Campus have an approximate population of 1000.The Department also offers Master in Criminology and Criminal Justice and Master of Arts in Security Management. This is besides the traditional M.A in Sociology (Community Development and project Planning). M.A programmes in all the Campuses have a student population of about 300 students. We also offer Ph.D programmes in Sociology.

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