School of Humanities staff and students during the Career Week held between january 28 - February 2, 2019 at the Graduation Square
Registrar RIO graced the launch of Professor. Githiora's book on Sheng' at the Graduate School Building Room 202
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
Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
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.
chair swahili dept

Title/Qualifications: Senior Lecturer. (Ph.D–comparative Literature & Minors in Folklore and African Studies – Indiana University, Bloomington- 2003)

Department/Unit/Section: Kiswahili 

Position:  Senior Lecturer and Dean School of Humanities & Social Sciences
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Research Publications

Refereed Journal Papers

  1. Richard Makhanu Wafula. “Economic Perspectives in East African Literature: A Study in Selected Novels in Kiswahili”, The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, vol. 9 issue 4, April 2021
  2. Leonard Sanja, Richard Makhanu Wafula; Geoffrey Kitula King’ei “A Semiotic Survey of Kivumba Superstitions”. International Journal of Innovative Research and Knowledge.Vol. 5, Issue 5, May 2020.
  1. Justus Kyalo; Kitula King’ei; Richard Makhanu Wafula. “ Uhusiano kati ya Asasi ya Familia na Uongozi wa Jamii katika Riwaya za Kiswahili za Dunia Yao ( Mohamed) na KIdagaa Kimwemwozea (Walibora)” Eastern Africa Journal of Contemporary ResearchVol.1. Issue 1,2019.
  1. Jessee Murithi; Richard Makhanu Wafula; Geoffrey Kitula King’ei, “Itikadi Katika Riwaya za Dunia Yao na Mhanga Nafsi Yangu za S.A. Mohamed” International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 23, issue 9, 2018.
  1. Joseph Nyehita Maitaria; Richard Makhanu Wafula.” Ushairi wa Abdilatif Abdalla Katika Kubainisha Utamaduni wa Waswahili”, Journal of Linguistics and Language in Education. Vol. 12, No 2, 2018.
  2. Frankin Mukembu; Geoffrey King’ei; Richard Makhanu Wafula. “ Mbinu ya Ubunilizi wa Kisayansi katika Riwaya: Binadamu! na Babu Alipofufuka” International Journal of Social  Science and Education ( AIJSSE) 2018
  1. With Chris L. Wanjala “Narrative Techniques in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart,Journal of Social Science 50 ( 1-3) : 62-69- (2017), London: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Online
  1. With Lukorito Wanjala “Lacanian Psychoanalysis and Reading Athol Fugard’s The Blood Knot”, Journal of Social Science 49 (1,2): 175-182- (2016), New Delhi: Kamla Raj.
  2. With J.N. Maitaria. “Academic Publishing in Eastern Africa: Prospects and Challenges”, Kumekucha, vol. 1, issue1, 2015. Nairobi : Catholic University of East Africa
  3. “Nadharia za Uhakiki wa Fasihi kama Mchakato wa Kutaalamisha Usomaji wa Fasihi”, Journal of Linguistics and Language in Education, Vol. 8, Number 1, (2014: 39-48) Dar es Salaam: Department of Foreign Languages.
  4. With J.N. Maitaria, “Ushairi wa Kiswahili na Uwasilishaji wa Harakati za Kukabiliana na Matatizo Yaliyopo Katika Mataifa Huru ya Afrika”, Kiswahili 78, issue 1 (2014: 69-84). Dar es Salaam: Institute of Kiswahili Studies.
  5. “ Uchambuzi wa Amezidi” Makala ya Semina ya Kiswahili ya Kitaifa Nairobi: Kenya Kiswahili Association, 1997
  6. .“ Uainisho wa Methali” Forum: Journal of the Writers’ Association of Kenya. Nairobi: Writers’ Association of Kenya, 1993.
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