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.
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alex nthiwa

Title/Qualifications:PhD (Ongoing); MSc GIS and RS for Urban Planning and Management; BA Urban and Regional Planning
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address: Department of Geography, Kenyatta University; P. O. Box 43844- 00100,Nairobi
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Position: Tutorial Fellow

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Area of Specialization: GIS, Remote Sensing, Urban Planning
Research Interests: Use of innovative geo information techniques to understand how vulnerable urban communities respond to challenges and build resilience, urban poverty, residential and socio-economic segregation
Research

  • Alex Nthiwa, 2011, Modeling scale and the effects of the modifiable areal unit problem on multiple deprivation in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Alex Nthiwa, 2008, An evaluation of the Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme

Consultancy and community service

  • Alex Nthiwa, Eng. Maina Kiambigi,PLENG LTD,2013:Safety and security of the built environment within the Nairobi Metropolitan Region
  • Alex Nthiwa, Eng. Maina Kiambigi,PLENG LTD,2012:Digital and topographical mapping of Alijungur Town, Daadab
  • Maina Kiambigi,Alex Nthiwa,Hilda Mwai    PLENG LTD,2013:Development of a development control code for Nairobi Metropolitan Region
Parvin

Title/Qualifications: Ph.d
Department/Unit/Section: Sociology
Contact Address: Box 127, 00606 Nairobi
Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Demography and Social Research Methods
Research Interests: Demography, Sociology of the family
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Conference Presentations

  • P. Moloo, 2012, History. Culture and heritage of Asian African families in Kenya, Asian African heritage Trust, Trust paid for the research costs
  • Philista Onyango and Parvin Walji, 1990, KABP survey on Aids in Kenya, WHO

Publications

  • Kaongo-male and P. Walji, 1979, Children at work in Kenya
  • Mette Monsted & Pervin Walji, 1978, A demographic Analysis of E.Africa

Consultancy

  • P.Moloo UNICEF 2000 Child domestic labour in Kenya
  • P. Moloo UNICEF 2002 Child labour in Commercial agr. In Kiambu and Nyeri
  • P.Moloo AKDN 2010 Poverty alleviation in Ismailia community in Kenya
Musau

Title/Qualifications: Dr. PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address: P.O Box 43844,Geography Department
Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Population Geography
Research Interests: Fertility, Mortality, Migration, Resource Utilization

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Conference Presentations

  • 1st,July, 2016: Presentation (Kenyatta University): Demographic and Spatial-Temporal Dimensions of Marital Marital Instability and its Effects on the Family Livelihoods in Machakos County, Kenya.
  • March, 2015: Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA)-Safari Park Hotel
  • January 20th- 31st 2014:Urban Changes and Social Dynamics in Africa – Khartoum Northern Sudan
  • December 15th 2012: Methodological training in qualitative and quantitative research techniques – Kenyatta University.
  • December 2nd, 2010: Seminar presentation (Kenyatta University): Demographic, Socio-economic and Cultural Factors Influencing non-marital fertility in Makueni District, Kenya.

Publications

Research

  • Jackson M.Musau,2009/2010:TheDemographic,Socio-Economic and Cultural Factors Influencing Non-Marital Fertility in Makueni District ,Kenya,Self,N/A
  • Jackson M.Musau,2012:Factors Influencing Economic Dependency Levels among Educated Youths. The Case of Makueni County, Kenya,Self,N/A
  • Jackson M.Musau,2013:Demographic and Spatial-Temporal Dimensions of Marital Instability and its Effects on Family Livelihoods in MachakosCounty,Kenya

Conferences/Seminars Attended

  • 2020: European Population Conference 2020: Health, Wellbeing and Morbidity, June 26, 2020-Webnar Conference
  •  2020: European Population Conference 2020: Fertility at Times of Crisis: From Economic Recession to Climate Change, June 26, 2020- Webnar Conference
  • 2020:- Webnar of EU-AFD Research Facility on Inequality “Perception of Inequality and Social Mobility in Mexico”- May 25th, 2020, Webnar Conference
  • 2020: Webnar of EU-AFD Research Facility on Inequality “Earnings Inequality Over the Life-Course in South Africa”, June 1st, 2020
  • 2020: Webnar of EU-AFD Research Facility on Inequality “Inequality on Public Goods Provisions and Attitude Towards Taxation: Sub-national Evidence from Africa”, June 15, 2020-Webnar Conference
  • 2018: Research Administration and Grant Writing-College of Health Science, University of Nairobi
  • March, 2015: Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA)-Safari Park Hotel
  • January 20th-31st 2014: Urban Changes and Social Dynamics in Africa –Khartoum Northern Sudan
  • December 15th, 2012: Methodological training in qualitative and quantitative research techniques –Kenyatta University.
 

Title/qualifications: .
Department/unit/section:
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Contact address:
Kenyatta University P. O. Box 43844 - 00100 Nairobi
Position:
Lecturer
Areas of  Specialization: African Religion and Culture, Ritualism and Symbolism in African Religion, Sociology of Religion, Phenomenology of Religion.                  
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Currently: Lecturer at Kenyatta University, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. I am also a Research Consultant with several local and international organizations. I am a strong supporter of the Women’s Movement in Kenya, spearheading gender equity in partnership with various advocacy groups.                                           
Academic Background: Currently writing my Ph.d Thesis, on Single Parenthood, hoping to graduate in December 2013. I have a Master of Arts in Religious Studies, Bachelor of Education(Hons.) as well as Secondary and Primary education.                                                                                    
Related Professional Training: I have a Post-Graduate Diploma in Communication, (University of Southern California), Monitoring and Evaluation Research Methods, (Population Communications International). My research interests are in African Religion and the Environment, Ethics and Morality basis of Abundant Life and Women Health Issues.                                                                                  
Fellowships/Awards: The Population Institute,XXIInd Global Media Award for the Best Radio Program on Health Issues, 2001, Population Communications International/ Packard Media Fellow at the Media Leadership Development Program, at USC and Washington D.C. 2003, Culture and Health Initiatives by Path, 2005, African Religious Philosophy is Society,2006. In addition, I am also actively involved in Community Development, Safe Motherhood initiatives and Supporting Girl-Child Education. I am also a founder Member, Gikuyu Language Association and strong campaigner for mainstreaming of African Languages.

 

Name: Henry Kipkpgei Rono
Title/Qualification: Ph.D. in Industrial Development
Department: Sociology, Gender And Development
Designation/Position: Senior Lecturer
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Contact Address: P.O. Box 59527 -00200 Nairobi, Kenya
Area of Specialization: Industrial development, Information sciences, Social science research methods, Statistical methods in social science

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Research Interests:

  • Analysis of policy measures to enhance industrial development
  • Measures to improve adaptation of clean and/or renewable energy
  • Analysis of policy measures to improve blended learning to enhance education and industrial development
  • Analyses of challenges in urban development

Publications

  • Laxmana Kiptoo, Henry K. Rono and Francis Kerre (2023) The Nature of Food Insecurity and Agro-Pastoral Production in the Kerio River Basin; Journal of Policy and Development Studies 2(1) 71-87
  • Laxmana Kiptoo, Henry K. Rono and Francis Kerre (2023) The Contribution of Resource Conflict to Food Insecurity in the Kerio River Basin; Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 291), 86-95
  • Queenter Ondigo and Henry Rono (2020) The Role of Prison Inmates’ Socio-Economic Characteristics on Rehabilitation Outcomes; IRA-International Journal of Management & Social Sciences (ISSN 2455-2267), 16(4).
  • Queenter Ondigo, Henry Rono and Francis Kerre (2020) Institutional Rehabilitation of Inmates and Outcomes in Selected Prisons in Nairobi, Kenya; International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS) 2020 Vol & Issue 7
  • Henry K. Rono (Ph.D.) 2021 Potentials of Blended Learning in Professional and Tertiary Education in the African Journal of Health Professional Education 2021, vol. 13
  • Henry K. Rono (Ph.D.) 2017 Education Management Information System (EMIS) and Its Implications to Educational Policy: International Journal of Multidisciplinary: Applied Business and Education Research 2017
  • Henry K. Rono (2015) Effects of the Blended Learning in Tertiary Education; Africa Journal of Technical and Vocational Education 2015 7(1)
  • Henry K. Rono (2013) the Growth and Challenges of the MSMEs in Kenya; Developing Country Studies, ISSN 2225 Vol 3 No. 2
  • Conference/Workshops/Seminars
  • 28/08/-09/09/2023 Attended Regional training on Infrastructure for Establishment of Nuclear Energy Power Plant; organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), US State Department for Energy and the Nuclear Power and Energy Agency (NUPEA)
  • 24-28/07/ 2023 Attended Regional training on Executive Public Policy Making Process, organized by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis,
  • 26-28/04 2023 Attended Regional Workshop on People Management Skills in the Changing Workplace Environment, organized by Inspirations Management Consultants and the Nuclear Power and Energy Agency (NUPEA)
  • 20-22/04 2023 Attended Mwongozo Induction Programme for Boards of the State Corporations
  • 27-29/05 2009 Was one of the Principal Consultant to e-learning Africa organized by ICWE GmbH in Dakar, Senegal in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and other stakeholders with the objective to promote development, education and training
  • 28-30/05 2008 Was one of the Principal Consultant to e-learning Africa organized by ICWE GmbH in Accra Ghana in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and other stakeholders with the objective to promote development, education and training
  • 28-30/05 2008 Was one of the Principal Consultant to e-learning Africa organized by ICWE GmbH in Safari Park, Nairobi, Kenya in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and other stakeholders with the objective to promote development, education and training

Consultancy Services and Experience

  • 2018-2020 Provided technical support to assessment, design, development and rollout of the TVET MIS for the TVET Authority (TVETA) for the State Department of the Vocational and Technical Education, Ministry of Education; covering over 550 technical institutions and over 420, 000 learners. https://www.tveta.go.ke/#
  • 2018-2020 Assessed and designed ICT component of the Basic Education Scholarships (BES) to be administered by the Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) on behalf of the State Department for Basic Education and to coordinate with other agencies that supported scholarships in basic education including Kenya Commercial Bank, Equity Bank, and Cooperative Bank among others.
    https://www.education.go.ke/index.php/online-services/scholarship-application-form
  • 2017-2020 Assessment, design, development and rollout of the TVET MIS for the Ministry of Education, State Department of the Vocational and Technical Education, Ministry of Education; covering over 150 technical institutions and over 200,000 learners
    https://www.education.go.ke/index.php/online-services/tvet-mis
  • 2012-2015 Assessment, design, development and implementation of the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) Health Insurance Subsidy Programme (HISP); toward NHIF based social protection policy; to support disadvantaged or vulnerable members
    https://ww1.issa.int/gp/162201
  • 2010-2015 A member of the Coordinating Committee for establishment of the National Open University of Kenya and National e-Learning Institute. The National e-Learning Institute is intended to support e-learning within the National Open University of Kenya, tertiary institutions and other sectors in education.
  • 2008-2012 Business plan, economic and financial analyses for NHIF Karen Medical Referral Institute to address specialized diseases and medical tourism in East Africa Region. It also included structuring investment for PPP framework and strategy.
  • 2006-2007 Needs Assessment and Design for Upgrading of the National Polytechnics to Universities of Technology; Ministry of Science and Technology in collaboration with the Commission of Higher Education (CHE).
  • 2006-2008 Needs Assessment and Design for Rwanda National Data Centre, Rwanda, required and necessary to support implementation of Government Policies, Development Plans and conversion to digital modes. The initiative was being implemented jointly by the Office of the President, Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies and Rwanda Information Technology Authority (RITA).
  • 2005-2017 Designed and Harmonized Healthcare Digital Card; Ministry of Health, National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA).
  • 2004-2005 Lead Consultant for Validation of the Needs Assessment and Design for Education Management Information System (EMIS); Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in collaboration with Education Agencies that included TSC, KNEC, HELB and KIE.
  • 1996-2000 Principal Consultant to consortium of donors that included Economic Development Institute (EDI) of the World Bank, UNDP and ILO on modernization of computer and information systems for Management Training Institutions Eastern and Southern Africa that also encompassed Organization Development and capacity building
  • 1998-2003 Principal Consultant to UNDP/Ministry of Health on modernization and rationalization of NHIF, including development of ICT infrastructure. This was one of the remarkable reform programmes that led to modern NHIF
  • 1998-2002 Lead Consultant for the initial Needs Assessment and Design for Education Management Information System (EMIS); Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in collaboration with Education Agencies that included TSC, KNEC, HELB and KIE.
  • 1996-1997 Principal Consultant to Computerization and modernization of the Voters Register and Database for the 1997 General Election Countrywide. Indeed, it was one of the most challenging tasks with substantial logistical difficulties.
  • 1996-1997 Principal Consultant UNDP/(GOK) DPM on enhancement of capacity in the Government training institutions.
  • 1994-1998 Consultant to the Commission for Higher Education in collaboration with World Bank on a project aimed at equipping public universities with computer and modern Information Systems for management information systems, teaching and training in computer studies and information technology.
  • 1995-1996 Consultant to the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) in collaboration with World Bank on structural adjustment reforms and modernization on use and adoption of computer and information
  • 1992-1993 Consultant to the Ministry of Finance, Account Generals, Eastern and Southern Africa in collaboration with Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) on improvement of Government Accounting Systems and enhancement on computerization of budgeting and accounting in Eastern and Southern African countries
  • 1990-1992 Lead consultant to Association of Management training Institutions Eastern and Southern Africa (AMTIESA) in collaboration with Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) on adoption and utilization of computer technology among its member institutions, as well as on action research programmes aimed at organizational development of their client organizations.
  • 1987-1992 Consultant to Ministry of Health (GOK) in collaboration with Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA), on development of information systems for management of environmental healthcare programmes.
  • 1986-1987 Principle Analyst to USAID/Ministry of Agriculture on a project assessing production and marketing of agricultural commodities between 1987 and 2011 for purposes of investment strategies and capacity building in agricultural sector

Member of the Boards

  • 2022 - 2023: Members of the Board of the Nuclear Power and Energy Agency (NUPEA)
  • 2003 -2009: Member of the Board of the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)
  • 1993 -2002: Member of the Board of the Kenya Industrial Estate (KIE)

Affiliation of Professional Bodies

  • The International Society for Applied Computing (ISAC)
  • The Computer Society of Kenya (CSK)
  • Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA)

Executive Dean

Dr. Richard M. Wafula 
Executive Dean School of Law, Arts and Social Sciences
 

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Deputy Executive Dean


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