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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Name: Gladys Moraa Marie Nyachieo
Title/Qualifications: Ph.D. (Sociology)
Department/Unit/Section: Sociology Department
Contact Address: 4428-00200,Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0722719874, 0722 584435
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Position: Lecturer  Department of Sociology Kenyatta University

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Area of Specialization: Transport Sociology-Road Safety
Research Interests: Transport, Youth And Gender Issues

Publications

Conference Presentations

  • Presented a paper at the 7th Annual International Conference at Moi University, Kenya. In September 2011. Creating employment through transport, the youth and motorcycle ( boda boda) in Kitengela –Kajiado county.
  • Presented a Paper at the 6th Annual International Conference at Moi University, Kenya.   between Tuesday 7th - Friday 10th September 2010:Road Safety in Kenya; A study of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Drivers of Passenger Service Vehicles.
  • Published a paper titled Creating Employment through Transport; The Youth and Motorcycle (Boda Boda) in Kitengela, Kajiado County- Kenya in the Research Journal in Organizational Psychology & Educational Studies 2(4) 154-157 ISSN 2276-8475 July 2013.
  • I have published a book: Road safety in Kenya: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Drivers of Passenger Service Vehicles.Author; Gladys Moraa, Publisher; Lambert Academic Publishers’ (LAP), Germany, ISBN-978-3-8433-5615-2

Research Experience

  • 2010 October: Phd Title: Socio-Cultural And Economic Determinants Of Motorcycle Transport safety In Kisumu County
  • 2006 March:Research Assistant With Kenya-Anti Corruption Commission On National Enterprise Survey.Task: Collecting Data, Data Cleaning And Safeguarding Data.
  • 2005 December:    Research Assistant With The Institute Of Policy Analysis And Research (Ipar). In A Study On Comparative Constitutions.Task: Seeking Relevant Secondary Data From Newspapers, Magazines Newsletters And Other Publications, Transcribing.
  • 2005 September-October:    A Research Assistant In A National Study On Corruption Perception By The Kenya Anti Corruption Commission. Task:Collecting Household Data, Data Cleaning, Safeguarding Data.
  • 2005 August:Research Assistant- Conducted Key Informant Interviews And Group Discussions On Core Values In Governance And Democracy For Unesco-University Of Nairobi.Task: Conducting Group Discussions Among Civil Society Officials,Interviewing Corporate Management Staff.
  • 2005 August:Research Assistant-Conducted Focus Group Discussions (Fgds) For The African Peer Review Mechanism For Nepad In Nyanza Province.Task: Community Mobilization, Note Taking, Preparing A Fine Report,Facilitating Discussions.
  • 2005 July:Research Assistant-In A Study On Education And Training Needs Assessment For The Co-Operative Movement In Kenya.Task: Interviewing The District Co-Operative Officer.Interviewing Co-Operative Top Management And Committee Members.Data Analysis And Cleaning.
  • 2005 June: Research Assistant- Involved In An International Research On Scientific Communication Organized By Louisiana State University And University Of Nairobi, Sociology Department.Task: Interviewing Top Scientists In Research Institutes In Kenya.
  • 2005 April:Research Assistant -Conducted Study On Psv Drivers In Kenya:  Their Characteristics Andcompliance With Traffic Regulations And Prospects For The Future.(Institute Of Policyanalysis And Research).Task: Involved In Questionnaire Design.Conducted Interviews Among Psv Driversconducted Group Discussions With Key Stakeholders.Major Achievement;Discussion Paper No 081/2006 - Public Service Vehicle Drivers In Kenya: Their Characteristics And Compliance With Traffic Regulations And Prospects For The Future.  By Professor P. Chitere Was Published By Institute Of Policyanalysis  And Research (Ipar).
  • 2004 Sept:Researcher-Did Data Collection In The Nairobi Central Business District From Driversof Public Service Vehicles And Other Stakeholders For My Ma Thesis.Task: Preparing A Proposalpreparation Of All The Research Tools,Data Collection, Interviewing Key Informants And Psv Drivers,Data Cleaning,Data Analysis And Presentation, Report Writing.
  • 2004 August:Research Assistant-Did A Study On Privatization Of Water Services In Kenya Local Authorities:Governance And Policy Issues, By Institute Of Policy Analysis And Research (Ipar).Task; Soliciting For Important Secondary Data.Interviewing Company Managers, Parastatal Heads, Water Company Management, The Local Authority Officials And The Public.Main Achievement: A Discussion Paper Number 067/2005privatization Of Water Services In Kenya Local Authorities: Governance And Policy Issues,Was Published By Patrick Asingo.
  • 1999:Researcher-Carried Out A Field Research At Kapyemit Location Uasingishu District On     ‘Factors Affecting Female Adolescent Fertility’, For My Undergraduate Dissertation.Task: Preparing A Proposalpreparation Of All The Research Tools,Data Collection Interviewing Key Informants And Psv Drivers.Data Cleaning,Data Analysis And Presentation Andreport Writing.Main Achievement: I Got An A

Workshops And Seminars Attended

  • September 2013: Attended A One Week Training On Teaching At Kenyatta University.
  • May 21st To 2nd June 2013: Attended A Gender Training Workshop In Kampala-Uganda Organized By Ossrea.
  • October 2011: Attended A Centre Of Excellence  Workshop In Beijing-China Organized By China Urban Sustainable Transport Research Centre And Volvo Research And Education Foundation.
  • September 2011: Attended A Workshop By Acet Kenya On Institutions And Business Strategies Of Matatu Operators In Nairobi.
  • August 2011: Attended A Workshop On Firm Strategies And Institutions: Paratransit Strategies And Transport Regulations In Nairobi. University Of Nairobi
  • 1st July 2011:    Attended An Intensive Distance Learning/E-Learning Workshop Organized By Africa Nazarene University.
  • 2nd July 2010:    Attended An Intensive Writers Workshop At Africa Nazarene University.
  • 20th, October 2007: Attended A Leadership Training Workshop Organized By The Ministry Of Youth Affairs.
  • 17thmay 2004: Attended A Seminar On Effective Fleet Management In Nairobi
  • 28th July 2010: Attended A Scoping Study Stakeholders’ Workshop Prepared In Connection With Project 14: Paratransit Operations And Regulation In Nairobiacet: Vref African Coe For Studies Of Public And Non-Motorised Transport. University Of Nairobi, Institute For Development Studies (Ids).

 

 

Title/Qualifications: PhD, PGCSR, MSC, B.A. Hons, B.A.
Department/Unit/Section: Sociology, Gender And Development
Contact Address: 4163-00100 Nairobi
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Research And Publications

Journal Articles

  • Taylor, G., Wangaruro, J. & Papadopoulos, I. (2012) “It is my turn to give” Migrants’ perceptions of gift exchange and maintenance of identity, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 38 (7) pp. 1085-1100
  • Cheruiyot, D., Wangaruro, J. & Ombaka, D. (2016) Influence of Constituency Development Fund on Education and Health in Samburu West Constituency, Kenya, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 6 (8) pp. 263-268
  • Peter Kiprotich, Dr. Jane Wangaruro, Dr. Gladys Nyachieo (2018) Influence of Youth Self-Help Group Members Skills on Group Performance in Aldai Constituency, Nandi County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management (IJSRM) Vol. 6 (7) pp. 2321-3418

Books

  • Wangaruro, P., & Wangaruro, J. (2014) Responsible Parenting (Study manual series one) ISBN 996607006-0
  • Wangaruro, P., & Wangaruro, J. (2013) Parents on a mission to protect their children from destiny killers, Tinta Image Communications, Kenya ISBN 996606036-7
  • Wangaruro, P., & Wangaruro, J. (2011) Seven pillars of a successful marriage, PMM group publishers UK. ISBN 996621370-8
  • Wangaruro, J. (2002) The impact of socio-economic characteristics and household attributes on child survival in Kenya. Unpublished MA dissertation, University of Pretoria
  • Research Projects And Grants
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of World Bank funded projects in Nakuru, Naivasha and Mombasa (2017). Evaluating the social impact assessment of projects implemented (Sociology component)
  • CONNESSA project (ongoing): Connecting knowledge, scales and actors; An integrated frame work for adaptive organic resource management, targeting soil aggradation and agro ecosystems’ resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently a Sociological researcher with ConneSSA, working on; linking social capital and science, termed in the project as work package 3 (WP3)
  • 2006-2011: “I have two homes” An investigation into the transnational identity of Kenyan migrants in the United Kingdom (UK) and how this relates to their wellbeing. Research project funded by Middlesex University; Unpublished PhD Thesis

 Conferences/Seminars/Workshops

  • February (1st-5th) 2016: CONNESSA workshop in Eldoret, Kenya .
  • June 2015: In attendance, public lecture by Professor Micere Mugo at Riara University;“A home away from home”
  • December 2012: Facilitator, Ruiru Prison; Chief Officers’ project management seminar
  • December 2012: Facilitator, Rebuilders’ for Christ Youth Camp “Excellence in education” 
  • Outreach And Community Service
  • November 2012: Chief guest - Graduation Ceremony; New Life Bible College and Seminary –extension college
  • 2013 Guest speaker, Sunday Service -Gachoire Girls High School
  • 2014 Guest speaker, Sunday Service- Moi Equator Girls High School
  • Co-founder Family Initiatives Trust-NGO (UK)
  • Co-founder Family Concern Initiatives-NGO (Kenya)
  • Co-founder Grace Chapel International – Githunguri
  • Board Member, African Women Network-NGO (Kenya)
  • Chairperson, Family Development Initiative- Kasarani Community Self-help group
  • Patron, Family Development Initiative – Githunguri Community Self-help group
  • Member, Faari Women Group, Nakuru
  • Member, Bevoc Women Group, Nairobi

Department :Sociology, Gender & Dev
Position: LECTURER
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Area of Specialization: Voter Behaviour, Electoral Sociology, Media and Politics
Research Interests: Gender and Leadership,Urban Sociology,Environmental Sociology

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Conference Presentations

  • J.Otiato Wafula    :Universities,As Crucibles Of African Renaissance,Addia Ababa,E Thiopia    21/06/2013

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Administrative Positions Held

Recognized university administrative positions

  • Departmental Examinations coordinator
 

Title/Qualifications: Ph. D
Department/Unit/Section: Sociology, Gender and Development Studies
Contact Address: P.O. Box 52090 – 00200
Position: Lecturer and Chairperson, Department of Gender & Development Studies 
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Major Areas of Interest

  • Ageing and social gerontology: old age economic insecurity, social protection for the vulnerable older adults, health care policy and access, palliative care for older adults, elder abuse and rights of the older adults in developing countries
  • Quantitative and scientific data analyses employing a range of statistical software applications e.g., SAS, SPSS, R, MS Excel
  • Quantitative research methodology.

Publications

  • Mbuthia, K. W., Mwangi, S.M., & Owino, G. E. (2023). Gender differences in the association between received social support and satisfaction with life. World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews, 2023, 18(03), 1106–1111. doi: https://doi.org/10.30574/wjarr.2023.18.3.0935
    Mbuthia, K., Mwangi, S.M, & Owino, G. (2022). Implications of providing social support to close network members on the social well-being of older persons in Kitui County, Kenya. Frontiers in Aging, 120, 1 – 12.
  • Mbuthia, K. W., Mwangi, S. M. and Owino, G. E. Closeness as a mediator in providing and receiving social support on the social well-being of older persons in Kitui County, Kenya. Geriatric Care.
  • Chesang, C., Mwangi, S. M. and Moloo P. (2021).  Socio-economic dynamics of intra-familial elder abuse in Baringo County, Kenya.  International Journal of Current Aspects, 5, 4, 1- 19.
  • Kathurima, E.M. Keraka, M and Mwangi, S.M. (2021). Practice of female genital mutilation among women in Kajiado County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 12, 7, 1 -21.
  • Mmbaya, F.K., Waudo, J., Mwangi, S.M., & Ngetich, F.E. (2020). Nutrition knowledge and consumption of sugar sweetened beverages among high school students in Kenya. Journal of Public Health Nutrition, 3(1), 212-216.
  • Kimani, F. W., Cademartiri, Liu, X., Mwangi, S. M., and Thuo, M. M. (2018). Global Increase in Development of Low-Cost Rapid Diagnostic Devices in the Developing World: The Kenyan Case. PLOS ONE Medicine.
  • Mwangi, S., Mugenda, O. M., and Maina, L. (2016). Retirement Life in Kenya: Experiences of Retirees Receiving Lumpsum Pension Benefits
  • Mugenda, O.M., Maina, L.W., Kimani, E., Nawiri, M.P., Wamburu, M. W. & Mwangi, S.M. (2014). Risks and opportunities associated with paying lumpsum benefits to retirees in Kenya: implications for income security. Research Report submitted to Retirement Benefits Authority.
  • Muia, D., Maina, L. and Mwangi, S. (2013) Changing Intergenerational relationships and their implications on family functioning in Africa. International Journal of Research and Education. Vol 1. No. 10. October 2013.
  • Mwangi, S.M., Gachanja, P.M., Mugenda, O. L, & Karagu, N. M. , 2013, Potential for Positive Socio-Economic Transformation through Rural Industrialization: Evidence from Magana Industrial Park in Kenya., International Journal of Research and Education, 8, 1 -17.
  • Daniel M. Muia, Lucy W. Maina And Samuel M. Mwangi, 2013, Changing Intergenerational Relationships and their Implications on Family Structure and Functioning in Africa, International Journal of Education and Research
    Vol. 1 No. 10 October 2013
  • Mwangi, S. M., Yamashita, T., Ewen, H. H. & Kunkel, S. K., 2012 Globalizing gerontology education: current practices and perceptions in U.S. graduate gerontology programs., Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 33, 198–217.
  • Mwangi, S. M., 2009, International Non-Governmental Organizations working in the field of ageing. In E. Palmore, F. Whittington, & S. Kunkel (Eds.)., International Handbook on Aging 3rd Ed. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

Book Chapters:

  • Maina, L.W., Kathuri-Ogolla, L.N., & Mwangi, S. M. (Forthcoming). Interventions for Incomes and Livelihoods among Older Persons in Kenya: An Analysis of Milestones and Gaps in Social Protection Policies. In M.K. Shandarkass & (Eds), Handbook on Contemporary Ageing Issues.
  • Mwangi, S.M. (2023). Social Policy Landscape in Kenya. In J. Omona (Ed.). Gender-Equitable and Transformative Social Policies for Post COVID-19 Africa Mapping the Social Policy Landscape in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. Cambridge, UK. Ethics Press.
  • Omona, J., Mwangi, S.M. Mwaipopo, R. & Rutikanga, C. (2023). Introduction, Conceptual Issues, and Methodologies. In J. Omona (Ed.). Gender-Equitable and Transformative Social Policies for Post COVID-19 Africa Mapping the Social Policy Landscape in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda.
    Cambridge, UK. Ethics Press.
  • Mwangi, S.M. Mutwiri, C.M. Ageing in Eastern and Central Africa in the two decades of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing: Implications for the future. In M. Formosa & M. K. Shankardass (Eds.) The United Nations Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing: Global Perspectives. Milton Park, Oxfordshire, England: Routledge
  • Mwangi, S. M. (2019). Social and economic support for rural elders in Kenya. In Kunkel, S., de Medeiros, K.S., and Whittington, Global Ageing: Comparative perspectives on aging and the life course, 2nd Ed. Thousands Oak, CA: Springer Publishing.
  • Mwangi, S.M. (2014). Social support systems for rural older adults in Kenya. In Kunkel, S., Brown, J.S., and Whittington, F., pp. 250 – 254, Global Ageing: Comparative perspectives on aging and the life course. Thousands Oak, CA: Springer Publishing.
  • Mwangi, S. M. (2009). International Non-Governmental Organizations working in the field of ageing. In E. Palmore, F. Whittington, & S. Kunkel (Eds.). International Handbook on Aging 3rd Ed. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Mwangi, S. M. (2009). Kenya. In E. Palmore, F. Whittington, & S.  Kunkel (Eds.). International Handbook on Aging 3rd Ed. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

Work in Progress:

  • Muli, R. M & Mwangi, S. M. Experiences and predisposing factors for elder abuse in Kenya (Status: revised and resubmitted to Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect)
  • Mwangi, S.M., Muia, D.M., and Maina, L.W. A community-level assessment of social protection as a response to vulnerabilities among older persons in Kenya. (proposal submitted for funding)
  • Mwangi, S. M. & Kunkel, S. What are the salient factors associated with development of palliative care across the world? (draft completed).

 Funded Research:

  • Baseline Survey on Socioeconomic and Environmental Impacts Associated with Development of Access Roads in Informal Urban Settlement in Nairobi County funded jointly by Kenyatta University and Kenya Urban Roads Authority. Ksh.4,500,000
  • Gender Equitable and Transformative Social Policy: Mapping the Social Policy Landscape in Kenya since Colonial Era to Date (2021). US$11,250.
  • Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) (2019). Two research projects: Extending Pension Coverage to Informal Sector Workers; and Segmentation of Pension Benefits in Kenya. Funding organization: RBA. Amount: Ksh. 5,255,813 (Informal Sector Workers) and Ksh. 5,133,134 (Segmentation). Role: Co-Investigator.
  • Kenyatta University Vice-Chancellor’s Research Grant. (2017). An assessment of the production of social science research by universities and its utilization by policy makers and practitioners in Kenya. Amount: Ksh. 1,500,000. Role: Co-Investigator.
  • Iowa University Endowment Grant. (2015). Rapid diagnostic tests acceptance and usage by health care professionals in Kenya. Amount: US$10,000. Role: Co-Investigator.
  • Kenyatta University Vice-Chancellor’s Research Grant. (2012). Multi-Dimensional Impacts of A Rural Industrial Park: The Case Of Magana Town, Kiambu County. Amount: Ksh. 2,507,600. Role: Co-Investigator. 

Conference Presentations

  • Mwangi, S.M. (2023). Setting up a Professional Association for Gerontology and Geriatrics: Kenya’s Milestones, Opportunities, Challenges, and Way Forward at Ageing and Health of Older Persons in Sub-Saharan African held at Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, Entebbe, Uganda on 20th to
    23rd, February, 2023.

  • Mwangi, S.M. (2022). International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics – 3rd African Regional Congress at Iberrostart Averros Hotel, Hammamat, Tunisia from 3rd to 5th November, 2022.

  • Mwangi, S.M. & Mutwiri, C.M. 2022. Gender Equitable Social Policies to Promote Equal Access to Education in Kenya since independence presented at the 8th Virtual International Conference on Education and Lifelong Learning Kenyatta University Nairobi Kenya held on 6th – 7th October,2022.

  • Omona, J., Mwangi, S.M., Rutikanga, C. and Mwaipopo, R. 2022. Gender Equitable and Transformative Social Policies for Post COVID-19 Africa: Mapping the Social Policy Landscape in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda presented at GETSPA Annual Conference at the University of Ghana, Accra, Legion, Ghana on 23rd– 25th August, 2022.

     

  • Gitau, J.W., Mwangi, S.M., and Maina, L.W. 2022. Perceptions, Perspectives and Experiences of Emotional Elder Abuse among Older Persons in Kenya during International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Online Congress on 12 – 16th June, 2022.

  • M. Meyer, Ed Rosenberg, Bei Wu, Suzanne Kunkel, Samuel Mwangi, Ryo Takahashi, and Marja Aartsen.2009. What does it Mean to be a Gerontology Educator?” at AGHE Annual Meetings in San Antonio, TX. 

     

  • Mwangi, S. M. & Baker, H. E. 2009. “Family comments on nursing homes: A longitudinal analysis of four waves of family satisfaction data.” at Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA

  • Liang, J. & Mwangi, S. M. 2009. “What Now?: International Students' Perspectives on Culture in the Gerontology Classroom.” at Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

  • Mwangi, S. M. 2010. ‘Palliative care around the world: frameworks country’s specific regulatory mechanisms” at Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE)

  • Mwangi, S. M. 2010. Palliative care around the world: guiding frameworks for palliative care standards.” at Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

  • Mwangi, S. M., Yamashita, T., Ewen, H. H., Manning, L. K., & Kunkel, S. R. (2011). “What Does Globalization of Gerontology Education Mean?: Current Practices and Perceptions for Graduate Gerontology Education in the United States” at AGHE Annual Meetings in Cincinnati, OH.

  • Mwangi, S. M., Yamashita, T., Ewen, H. H., Kunkel, S. R. & Manning, L. K., (2011). “Globalizing Gerontology Education: what does it mean to the US Graduate Gerontology Program” at OAGE, Columbus, OH.

  • Mwangi, S. M. 2011 “Public health approach for palliative care” at Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. Mugenda, O. M., Maina, L. W., & Mwangi, S. M. 2012 “Perceived Quality of Life among Older Persons in Kenya: Implications for Old Age Policy” at First IAGG African Regional Conference on Ageing, Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Mwangi, S. M. 2012 “Salient factors associated with growth of palliative care around the world” at First IAGG African Regional Conference on Ageing, Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Mwangi, S. M., and Maina, L. W. 2013. “Family-related factors correlating with quality of life in kenya” at Families and Ageing Workshop at North-West University Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa.

  • Maina, L.W. & Mwangi, S.M. (2017). Experiences of Retirement Life among retirees under Pension Schemes Coverage in Kenya. Presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) 21st World Congress at San Francisco, California, USA.

  • Maina, L., Mwangi, S.M., Kathuri, L., Wanjau, R and Kimani, E. (2017). Family-centered Long- Term Care for Older persons in Kenya: patterns, adequacy, impact, challenges and Implication on Policy. Presented at IAGG 2nd African Conference Progress at African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya.

Title/Qualifications: Phd.
Department/unit/section:
Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages
Contact address:
Kenyatta University P. O. Box 43844 - 00100 Nairobi
Email:
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Position:
Lecturer

Area of Specialization: General linguistics, Applied linguistics,Language teaching-learning

Research Interests: English language Phonetics and Phonology, Nilotic and Bantu language phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics, language education, endangered language revitalization

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ORCID ID:     0000-0003-0672-6411

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RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Referred Journal Papers

  • Ayieko, G.O,Application of the schema-theoretic approach in the interpretation of the stream of consciousness in Wole Soyinka’s The Interpreters 2023 CLAREP Journal of English and Linguistics
  • Ayieko, G.O The effect of training task on perception and production of RP English vowels by Dholuo speakers. 2022 Dutsinma Journal of English and Literature. Vol 5(1) pp 103-132.
  • Ayieko,G.O Convergent and discriminant validity of the English Prosodic Phonology Processing Test (EPPPT): A multi-trait multimethod approach 2022 Linguistics and Literature Review, 8(2), 48-68.
  • Ayieko, G.O Kenyan English: The Chimera in Sociolinguistics of English-speaking Communities in Kenya 2022 CLAREP Journal of English and Linguistics. Vol. 4 pp. 101-134
  • Ayieko,G.0 Ethical Awareness of University Students in Online English Language and Linguistics Classes During COVID-19 Era in Kenya 2022 East African Journal of Education Studies, 5(1), 230-245
  • Ayieko, G.O Task Based Vocabulary Teaching: An Experimental Study in Selected Secondary Schools in Mombasa County, Kenya 2021 Ruwaza Journal . Vol.VII (28-39) 
  • Ayieko, G.,& Mwangi, P Role of social networks, attitude and motivation in informal Foreign language learning in the tourism industry in Mombasa County, Kenya. 2022 Journal of Communication and cultural trends
  • Ayieko,G.0 (2021) An optimality theoretic approach to Dholuo speakers’ perception and learnability of RP English sibilant phonemes. Research Journal in African Languages 2 (2). Retrieved from https://www.royalliteglobal.com/african-languages/article/view/662
  • Ayieko, G.O (2020) “The influence of story schema theory on Reader-Reponses by Kenyan University Undergraduate Students of Wole Soyinka’s The Interpreters (1965): Reader response," Hybrid Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies, Vol 2 No.3 pp 62-78.
  • Ayieko, G. 0. (2019) “Autobiography and the deconstruction of female Selfhood in Karen Blixen’s Out of Africa and Elspeth Huxley’s The Flame Trees of ”  Egerton Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences & Education  Vol 12:1pp.
  • Wangia, J and Ayieko, G (2016) ‘Translation of kinship terminology in selected bilingual dictionaries in Kenya and its implication for cross- cultural communication’. Chemichemi International Journal  of Humanities and Social Sciences 10:2 pp. ISSN 1563-1028

 Referred Journal Papers With Postgraduate Students

  • Mose Gesare Edinah, Henry Simiyu Nandelenga, Gerry Ayieko.(2020) Morphotactics in ekegusii borrowing: An optimality perspective. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. 7(7): 59-65.
  • Abaya, Karen, Ayieko, Gerry and Kebeya, Hilda (2020) ‘Occurrence and Co- occurrence of Verbal Extensions in Lulogooli’ The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies.8(10):349-366
  • Luka, S,M and Ayieko, G.O (2020) Individual and Co-occurrence of Ekegusii Verbal Extensions The international journal of humanities and social studies Vol 8:8 pp 1-7  
  • Nicholas, K.K and Ayieko, G.O (2020) Interpretations of English Nominal Elements by Kamba Speakers in Kenya.International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science.  Volume IV, Issue VIII. 341-348
  • Mose, E.G, Nandalenga, H.S and Ayieko, G.O (2019), ‘Ekegusii Phonemic Inventory Constraints on Borrowing: An Optimality Perspective.’ The International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol 7 Issue 6: pp53-63
  • George Mulama Nanjira, Henry Simiyu Nandelenga, Gerry Ayieko.(2019) NC Effects in olumarama phonology. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. 6(11): 224-232
  • Benson, Peace, Ayieko, G.O and Gimode Khadi Jessica (2019) An X-bar theoretic account of Jenjo Noun Phrase. Dutinma Journal of English and literature
  • Benson, Peace, Ayieko, G.O and Gimode Khadi Jessica (2019)    The syntactic function of Noun Phrase in Jen. Yankari: Journal of English, Literature and linguistics ISSN: 2336-603

 Chapter in Books and Books

  • Ayieko, G.O A survey of university lecturers’ attitude and approaches to teaching English language in selected Universities in East Africa In Alexandra Esimaje, Bertus van Rooy, ‘Demola Jolayemi, Daniel Nkemleke and Ernest Klu (eds) African Perspectives on the Teaching and Learning of English in Higher Education. 2023 London:Routledge,Tyler and Francis Group
  • Ayieko, G.O System dynamic modeling of the language-in education policy in Kenya’ Dr. Kenneth Ngure Ed. In Press Narobi, Kenyatta University

Conference Presentation

  • February 2015: ‘The role of social networks in the informal language learners of French by tourism workers in Mombasa County’  paper presented at  foreign languages and literature conference theme foreign languages in africa in the 21st century
  • DEC. 2014:‘The effect of schema on narrative comprehension: Wole Soyinka the interpreters’ Paper presented at 2014 Pwani University, Kenya; First International Conference on Researching African Literatures in the 21st Century .
  • March 2002 ‘Ayaki ok Chira:lexico-semantic ambiguity in Dholuo aid terminology’  Paper presented at the First Nilotic languages workshop at Sunset Hotel, Kisumu.

Networking and Collaboration With External Organizations

  • 2019- date External reviewer of researcher proposals Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  • 2019- date MA/ Med and PhD theses External examiner Kenya Methodist University. Meru Kenya 

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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