Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.

Dr. Felix Macharia Kiruthu

Title/Position: Senior Lecturer & Chairman, Department of Public Policy and  Administration
Department :
Public Policy and Administration
Email: kiruthu.felix@ku.ac.ke / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cell Phone: 254- 0722-406651
Address:  P. O. Box 43844-00100, NAIROBI

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Summary Qualifications

Ability to: conduct scholarly research in social sciences; consultancy on socio- economic and political issues; teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including: Studies in African Political Economy; African Economic History and Research Methods in History, Foundations of Conflict Analysis, Economics and Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Strategies: Supervision of graduate students in humanities. Great potential in publishing scholarly articles and books

Research & Publications

Research and Publications in Book Chapters

  • Kiruthu, F. (2015): Book Chapter: “Political Party organization & the 2013 Elections: What Lessons for Democracy and Inclusion?’ in (Kimani Njogu and Peter Wafula Eds.), Kenya’s 2013 General Election: Stakes, Practices and Outcomes, Nairobi. Twaweza Communications.
  • Kiruthu, F., (2014): “Masculinities, Feminities and Citizen Identities in a Global Era: Case Study of Kiambu District in Kenya, 1980-2007,” in Laroussi Amri and Ramola Ramhotul (Eds.) Gender and Citizenship in the Global Age. Dakar, Codesria
  • Kiruthu, F. Kinyanjui, M. and Muchoki, F., (2013):”The New Scramble for Africa? Indo-Kenyan Economic Relations, 1980-2010”, in Toyin Falola and Jessica Archberger (EDS), African Political Economy: the way Forward in the 21st Century Development, Routledge, USA.
  • Kiruthu, F., Wekesa, P., and Kakai, P., (2013): “Politics in Post Colonial Zimbabwe: From Optimism to Disillusionment”, in Maurice Amutabi (Ed.), Studies in Culture, Gender and Education in Africa, Nairobi, CUEA.
  • Kiruthu, F., Musalia, W., and Ndeda, M.A., (2012): “The Struggle with Sexual Rights Among Kikuyu Women of Central Kenya, 1918-2002”, in Toyin Falola (Eds.), Women, Gender and Sexualities in Africa, Carolina Academic Press, USA.
  • Kiruthu, F., (2011):  Dictionary of African History Articles on biographies: Joseph Kamaru; Kenneth Kaunda; Anne Mungai; Lord Delamere; Speziola Kazibwe; Margaret Kenyatta and Kenneth Koma, Oxford University Press New York (2011).
Conference Presentations
  • April 8th 2016: Attendance of Prof Francis Nyamjoh’s Presentation: “Cecil Rhodes: The Makwerekwere with Missionary Zeal” at IFRA/ BIEA, Kileleshwa-Nairobi.
  • March 24-29th  2014: Presenter: “Music as a Strategy of Youth Resilience in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya” at the RSC Conference on “Refugee Voices” at St. Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, UK.
  • 21st February, 2014: Discussant & moderator: Panel 5: Social Protection and the Marginalized, at the IFRA International Conference on :  “Fifty Years after Political Independence: The Politics of Social Protection in Kenya” , Nairobi, 21st February, 2014
  • 27th January, 2014:  Presenter –“The Forgotten Heritage: The Place of Mau Mau Memory, Material and Immaterial Culture in Kenya” at -IFRA International Conference : Promoting  heritage Conservation and Human Rights, Nairobi-27th January,
  • 27th January, 2014:  Presenter –“The Forgotten Heritage: The Place of Mau Mau Memory, Material and Immaterial Culture in Kenya” at -IFRA International Conference : Promoting  heritage Conservation and Human Rights, Nairobi-27th January, 2014.
  • June 30 th to 19th july 2013: International Summer School on Forced Migrations at the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) -University of Oxford-UK.
  • 29th to 31st May 2013: Presentation at the DAAD Conference on Public policy and Administration programmes in KU and Urban governance in Kenya, Safari Park Hotel-Nairobi.
  • July 2012: Presenter- Paper entitled: "The Development of the Jua Kali Sector in Kenya, 1963 to 2010". A paper presented at the Catholic University of East Africa, July 2012.
  • May 2012: Presenter- Paper entitled: "West African Churches in East Africa: New Religious Ideals and Forms of Evangelization: The Case Study of the Winners Chapel" Nairobi, 24th June 2012.
  • May 2011: Facilitator –History and Government Educational resources, Oxford University Press, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • March 26-29th 2011: Presenter-Africa Conference 2011. Paper entitled: "Indo-Kenyan Economic Relations, 1963-2010", at the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA.
  • April 16-22nd 2010: Association of American Geographers Conference. Washington, USA.
  • March 26-28th 2010: Presenter- Africa Conference 2010. Paper entitled: "The Struggle for Sexual Rights among Kikuyu Women of Central Kenya, 1918-2002". University of Texas at Austin. Texas, USA.

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