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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Title/Qualifications: PhD, M.A, BEd
Contact Address
: Kenyatta University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences P.O. BOX 438444 Nairobi – Kenya
Department: Philosophy and Religious Studies
Position: Associate Professor
Telephone: (Office) 254-020-8710901 EXT. 57461
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Research and Publications
Articles in Refereed Journals

Single Authorship

  • The Activities of Organized Criminal Groups and their Effects on Peace and Security in Nairobi   County, Kenya. EAS Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Vol 3 Issue 3 May-June 2021, PP122-127.
  • Michael T. Katola. Incorporation of Tradition African Values in the Formal Education system for Development of Peace Building and Good Governance. European Journal of Research in Social Sciences vol 2 No 3 2014 ISSN 2056-5429 P31-39.
  • Michael T. Katola. Ethnicity in Contemporary African Society with Particular Reference to Kenya. In all Africa Journal of Theology Vol. 1. No. 1, 2001 PP 30-38.
  • Michael T. Katola. The Refugees and the Displaced in Africa. A Challenge to Christians. In African Journal of Evangelical Theology Vol. 17th February, 1998 pp 141-151.
  • Michael T. Katola Church Leaders and Politics in Kenya. In the Christian Educator. Journal of Religious Education Vol. 12 No. 1, 1998 pp 8-12
  • Michael T. Katola Child Care in African Society. In Eastern African Journal of Historical and Social Science Research Vol. 2 No. 1 2000 pp 1-13

Multiple Authorship


Other Publications

Book Chapters and Modules

  • Michael T. Katola and Zablon Nthamburi Sociology of Religion. Module Published by Kenyatta University.
  • Michael T. Katola. Ethics and Morality in African Religion. Module approved by Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning, Kenyatta University, 2021.
  • Michael T. Katola. Sociology of Religion. Module revised and approved by Digital School of  Virtual and Open Learning, Kenyatta University, 2021.
  • Michael T. Katola and Stephen Kioko. A Biblical Approach to Negative Ethnicity in Kenya (2019).
  • Alex Kamwaria and Michael T. Katola. Christianity in Somalia. In Phiri,I A. etal ( Eds) Anthology of African Christianity. Regnum 2016. Pp 699-703.
  • Michael T. Katola and Zablon Nthamburi Sociology of Religion. Module Published by Kenyatta University, 2003.
  • Michael T. Katola, Building a culture of Peace through Reconciliation from an African Traditional Religious Perspective. In Getui M and Musyoni W. Overcoming Violence. A Faith Based Response. Nairobi NCCK 2003 pp37-50.

Conferences, Workshops and Seminars Attended and Papers Presented

  • Enhancing Growth and Development through Education and Research, Opening Remarks, School of Diplomacy, Security and Peace Studies 4th December 2019
  • The Palestinian Question and its Relevance to the struggle for Human Rights in the Contemporary World 31st My 2019, KUCC, Kenyatta University
  • 6th Annual Conference Kabarak University Theme: Research Innovation for Societal Emporwerment.13th-15th July 2016. Paper presented: A Biblical Approach to Negative Ethnicity in Kenya.
  • Commission of University Education External Peer Reviewers of Academic Programmes Induction Workshop. Kenya School of Law 25-28 May, 2015
  • Teacher-Mentor Induction Workshop, Kenyatta University. Paper Presented – The Relationship between Mentors and University Supervisors KUCC February 29th -30th
  • Curriculum Development for Undergraduate Courses. Workshop leader at St. Paul’s University (Requested by the University to facilitate the workshop).
  • Alignment of the Kenyatta University Strategic and Vision plan to the 2010 Constitution of Kenya, 13th September, 2011
  • 11th Hekima College Symposium on Theology and Peace Building. Paper Presented “The Role of African Cultural Values in Educating for Development, Peace Building and Good Governance”. March 14th – 15th and Cultures of Kenya”. August 4th 2011
  • Institute of Spirituality and Religious Formation Symposium. Paper presented – Forms of accomplishment in Traditional African Cultures. Feb. 5th -7th 2 Institute of Spirituality and Religious Formation Symposium. Tangaza College. Paper presented- The Reality of Divination and Healing in African Traditional Culture- A response. February 6th.2007
  • Regional Conference on Challenges of Muslims in Eastern and Horn of Africa. AVU Main Hall, Kenyatta University. August 1st – 4th 2006(Member of the organizing committee).
  • Christian Brothers Karibu Programme. Loreto Mary ward Centre, Nairobi. Paper presented “African Traditional Religion and Spirituality”. July 24th – 31st 2006 
  • Kenya Association of Vocation Animators National Assembly Dimese Retreat Centre. Paper presented – Witchcraft and Evil Spirits in candidates and Religious life. October 23rd – 28th 2005
  • National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahai’s of Kenya Seminar. Paper Presented “Strategies for Interfaith Activities in Kenya”. October 16th. 2003
  • C.C.K. Interfaith Consultation on Conflict management and Peace Building. April 2003 KCB Management Centre, Karen, Paper presented – Building a culture of Peace through Reconciliation from an African Traditional Religion’s Perspective.
  • Association of Theological Institutions in Eastern Africa. Sokoine University, Tanzania.
  • The Association for the Study of Religions (AASR) Conference. Theme: Religions of the World in the Age of Globalization. Amani Conference Centre, Nairobi. August 27th – 31st 2000 (Member of the organizing committee).
  • Bahai Faith Seminar. Grand Regency Hotel, Nairobi. 17 June 1998.
  • The Akamba. A paper presented during Kenyatta University Culture Week. June 1998
  • Association of Theological Institutions in Eastern Africa. J. J. Mcarthy Centre, Nairobi. Theme:The Mission of the Church in the 21st Century. April 19th – 23th 1995 (Departmental Representative)

Book Review

  • Michael T. Katola. The world of the spirits: A Biblical study in African context by A. Scott Mureau, Nairobi, Kenya, Evangel Publishing House, 1990. The Christian Educator Journal of Religious Education Vol 10, No 2, 1997.
Prof-Chege-Githiora  

Title/Qualifications: PhD
Position:
Professor of Linguistics
Department: Literature, Linguistics & Foreign Languages.
Contact Address: P.O Box 43844-00100 NAIROBI
Research Interests: Language in society, general linguistic
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Professor Chege Githiora is author of journal articles and books published in English, Swahili, and Spanish. His latest book, Sheng: Rise of a Kenyan Swahili Vernacular London: James Currey (2018) (Sheng) was based on detailed sociolinguistic research into the dynamics and complexities of multilingualism and language stratification in Nairobi City, and constructions of Kenyan youth identities. He has also published descriptive studies (grammar, dictionary, and orthography) of Swahili, Spanish, and Gĩkũyũ. Prof Githiora supervises postgraduate theses (MA and PhD) on all topics in Sociolinguistics, Semantics, Pragmatics, and general linguistics of Swahili and Gĩkũyũ languages.

Books

  • Sheng: Rise of a Kenyan Swahili Vernacular (2018). 220pp+xiv, London: James Currey.ISBN 978-1-84701-227-2. Sheng: Rise of a Kenyan Swahili Vernacular: Githiora, Chege: Amazon.com: Books
  • Unmarked Grave [Kaburi Bila Msalaba] (2017). A translation from Swahili. Nairobi: Phoenix Publishers. ISBN 9966-47-899-X.
  • Swahili Verbs and Grammar Essentials (2014). London: JC Press, ISBN 978-0-9543960-1-5.
  • Afro-Mexicans: Discourse of Race and Identity in the African Diaspora (2008). 258 pp +xvii, Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey. ISBN 1-59221-647-1. Afro-Mexicans: com: Books
  • Simple Swahili (2006). London: JC Press. ISBN: 0-9543960-0-6.
  • Diccionario swahili-español (2002). 190pp+iv, El Colegio de Mexico, Centro de Estudios de Asia y Africa. Mexico, ISBN :968-12-1075. (First Swahili-Spanish dictionary). View article (google.co.uk)
  • Kwandĩka Gĩgĩkũyũ Wega (Othongirabĩ), London: JC Press. ISBN 978-0-9543960-2-2 (A guide for Gĩkũyũ orthography).
  • With Chris Gainty (Course writers), ‘Swahili Audio Course with Supplemental Booklet,’ 10 Unit course for Pimsleur Language Programs. (2002). Simon & Schuster Audio, Concord, NH. ISBN 978-1402517747

Edited Books & Book Chapters:

  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: Tribute on his 80th birthday,’ in Ngũgĩ: Reflections on his Life of Writing (2018). Gikandi S & Wachanga (eds). London: James Currey.
  • ‘Selected Poems of Gĩtahi Gĩtĩtĩ’ (2016) writing in Gĩkũyũ. With introduction, Modern Poetry in Translation (MPT) No 2, 2016, Special issue, ‘One Thousand Suns.’
  • Editorial, Journal of African Cultural Studies, (2011) University of London (SOAS), Vol. 23 No. 2 (May 2011).
  • Special Issue on ‘East African Culture and Society,’ (ed), Journal of African Cultural Studies, University of London (SOAS), Vol. 22 Issue No. 2 (2010).
  • (Compiler), (2007) The Ten Shillings and Other Stories. An Anthology of Short Stories from all over Africa. MacMillan, Kenya. ISBN: 9966-34-262-1.
  • With Tabitha Otieno, Kenya. National Geographic Reader. (2007). ISBN: 978-0- 7922-7668-5
  • “Kenya: Language and the Search for a Coherent National Identity” in Language and Nationalism in Africa, (pp. 235-251), (2008). Oxford University Press, A. Simpson (ed.). ISBN: 978-0-19-928674-4. View article (google.co.uk)
  • ‘Gĩkũyũ Orthography: Past and Future Perspectives,’ pp. 21-45. in Trends in African Linguistics Vol. 6. 2003. Africa World Press, Trenton NJ. ISBN 1-59221-201-8
  • Countries and Languages of the World: Kenya,’ in Elsevier Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd 2006. Keith Brown (ed).
  • Countries and Languages of the World: Gĩkũyũ.’ (2006). in Elsevier Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd 2006. Keith Brown (ed).
  • “Shaaban Bin Robert y el Mensaje de la Poesía Swahili.” In Africa Inventando el Futuro,
  • Centro de Estudios de Asia y Africa, El Colegio de México, Celma Agüero Doná (ed), Mexico. (1994)
  • With Manfredi and Littlefield. (2003). Trends in African Linguistics Vol. 6. 2003. Africa World Press, Trenton NJ. ISBN 1-59221-201-8.
  • (1992) Into Spanish, “Shaaban Bin Robert y el Mensaje de la Poesía Swahili.” In Africa Inventando el Futuro, Centro de Estudios de Asia y Africa, El Colegio de México, Celma Agüero Doná (ed). Mexico. Selected poems of Swahili poet Shaaban bin Robert, with Introduction.
  • (2009) Swahili short story, ‘Mke Wangu’ by Mohammed S Abdallah, into Gĩkũyũ ('Mũtumia Wakwa,' and English, ‘My Wife’ (JC Press, 2009)
  • (2000) ‘Binga’ (Short story) in Step into A World: A Global Anthology of the New Black Literature, Kevin Powell, (ed), John Wiley and Sons, NY, 2000. ISBN: 0471380601
  • (2003) ‘In the Heat of the Moment,’ (Short Story) in Kwani? 2003, Vol. 1 No.1. ISBN 99669836-0-0

Journal Articles :

  1. Sheng : Expanding Domains of an Urban Vernacular, Journal of African Cultural Studies, January (2016). DOI: 10.1080/13696815.2015.1117962
  2. ‘Afro-Mexicans: The Third Root of Mexico,’ in Journal of African Renaissance Vol 8. No. 2 (July 2011). ISSN: 1744-2532
  3. Editorial, Special Issue on ‘East Africa,’ Journal of African Cultural Studies (JACS). Vol 20. No. 1, 2008. University of London (SOAS)
  4. “Swahili at SOAS.” in SOAS: A Celebration in Many Voices (2007). Third Milleneum Publishing, London. Catrine Clay (ed).
  5. ‘Some Problems and Insights in the Lexicography of Two Non-Kindred Languages: Spanish and Swahili,’ 2002. in Journal of African Language Learning and Teaching (JALLA) Vol 1. No.1. pp.49-73.
  6. ‘Sheng: Peer Language, Swahili Dialect or Emerging Creole?’ (2002). in Journal of African Cultural Studies (JACS), University of London (SOAS), Vol. 15 No. 2, pp. 159-183. ISSN: 1369-681
  7. ‘Afro Mexican names: A Trail of History and Kinship,’ in Conexoes, African Diaspora Research Project Newsletter, Vol 6, No. 2., Nov. 1994, Michigan State University.
  8. ‘The Afro-Mexicans: An ignored and unknown people,’ Center for Afro-American and African Studies (CAAS) NewsletterVI No.2, 1990, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Select Conference presentations.

  • Keynote: ‘Multilingual Education in Kenya: A Necessity for Sustainable Development. “1st KAFU National Virtual Conference, May 15-16th, 2023, Kaimosi Friends University.
  • ‘Multilingual Education: A necessity to transform education,’ International Mother Language Day, Kenyatta University, Feb 21, 2023.
  • ‘Is Sheng an Interlanguage?’ 'Youth languages and morphosyntactic variation workshop,' Jan Gutenberg University, Germany, Sept 30-Oct. 2, 2022.
  • Keynote: ‘The Importance of Mother Tongue in Education,’ International Mother Language Day, Kenyatta University, February 19, 2021.
  • ‘Language Attitudes in Nairobi,’ BIEA, Nairobi, March 25, 2018.
  • ‘Some features of Kenyan Swahili,’ Swahili Colloquim, Bayreuth University, Germany, May 8-10, 2016.
  • ‘Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s contribution to the east African Polysystem,’ at African Languages in the Disciplines Conference, Harvard Univeristy, April 17-19, 2016
  • ‘Form and Function of an Urban Swahili dialect,’ ‘Urban Youth Languages of Africa Conference, December 10-13, 2015. Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Invited Participant at Stakeholders’ Workshop on the ‘Draft Policy of the Languages of Kenya,’ organized by the Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture, May 22-23, 2013, KIE, Nairobi, and March 24th, 2014.
  • Invited speaker at ‘Academic writing workshop’ organised by African Studies Association (ASA-UK), held at Mekelle University, Ethiopia, 16-18 September 2013.
  • Invited Speaker, ‘Sheng and Media Workshop,’ Kenya Cultural Centre, Organized by Twaweza Communications, July10, 2013.
  • Invited Speaker to conference on, ‘Sheng Language in Kenya: Structure, Uses and Pedagogy,’ Workshop, IFRA, Nairobi, July 16th, 2013. Paper presented: ‘The rise and rise of Sheng: language and idenity in modern Kenya.’
  • Speaker, UNESCO’s World Radio Day, ‘Radio and Minority African Languages,’ SOAS, 13
  • Feb 2012. Published as: ‘Interview with Chege Githiora, Journal of African Cultural Studies, 25:1, 137-138. Link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13696815.2013.767191 
  • Panelist, Workshop/Report Launch, ‘The Nairobi Process and the Context for the Foundations for the Future,’ The British Academy, London, 27 Feb 2012.
  • ‘Uchapishaji katika lahaja: Waswifu wa Shaaban bin Robert.’ CHAKITA Conference, July 2012, Kenyatta University.
  • ‘African Contributions to Regional Identities in the Americas: The case of Mexico,’ at AfroXXI Conference (UNESCO, SEGUIB), Bahia, Brazil. November 15-19, 2011.
  • ‘Kukuza Fasihi ya Kiswahili Duniani kwa njia ya Tafsiri (‘Developing Swahili literature through translation). Chama Cha Kiswahili Cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA), Nairobi, August 21-22, 2011.
  • ‘Kiswahili ng’ambo: Mbinu za kuikuza Lugha’ (Swahili Abroad: Strategies for the development of the language’), Research Institute Swahili Studies Eastern Africa, (RISSEA), Mombasa, Nov. 17-20, 2010
  • ‘Issues and Challenges of Inter-African Language Translation,’ African Languages and Translation Sub-Saharan African Research Network, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Warwick, 11 March, 2011 
  • ‘Striking back at the Empire: The Mau Mau Case in London,’ Panelist, Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Ritzy Cinema, London, April 1, 2011. Also published as Commentary in The Nairobi Star Newspaper, Nairobi April 14, 2011.

External Activities:

  • Chairman, Board of Management (BOM), St Joseph the Worker Secondary School Mang’u, Kiambu County, 2022-)
  • Member, School Board of Management (BOM), Mutuma Secondary School, Kiambu County, Kenya. November (2012- 2017).
  • Member, UK Modern Languages Board, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 2016-2020
  • Trustee, British Institute of Eastern Africa (BIEA), British Academy, November (20122018).
  • Member, Shortlisting Committee, Laikipia University, 20th January 2021.
  • External Examiner, University of Westminister, London, UK (2009, 2011).
  • External Examiner, University of Wales, UK. (2012).
  • External Examiner, University of Kent, UK. (2016).
  • Peer Reviewer and member of editorial board, Journal of African Cultural Studies, (JACS) University of London, SOAS. (2000-present).
  • Invited speaker, ‘AfroXXI: Encuentro Iberoamericano del Año Internacional de los Afro descendientes,’ (Latinamerican Conference of the International Year of people of African Descent), Salavador, Brazil. November 11-16, 2011.
  • Speaker and Chair, ‘Governance in Africa’ Mo Ibrahim Residential School, IAS, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, April 12-15, 2012.
  • Speaker and Chair, ‘Governance in Africa’ Mo Ibrahim Residential School, IESE, Maputo, Mozambique, April 20-27, 2011.
  • Speaker and Chair, ‘Governance in Africa’ Mo Ibrahim Residential School, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 5-12, 2011.
  • Invited keynote speaker for Black History Week, United States International University (USIU) Nairobi Campus (February 2004).
  • Visiting Scholar, Makerere University Department of Languages (March 2003) on a DfID sponsored Academic Exchange programme.
  • Invited panelist, 5th Anniversary of the International Center for Writing and Translation (ICWT) at the University of California, Irvine (October 7-10, 2007).
  • Visiting Research Professor, El Colegio de Mexico (October 12-23, 2007).
  • Referee, Grant Application to Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NOW).
  • Referee, Endangered Languages Project Research Grants, SOAS, University of London (2010).
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Title/Qualifications: B/Ed (Arts), MA (KU)  PhD Kenyatta University
Department/Unit/Section: English and Linguistics (Mombasa Campus)
Contact Address: 16778 -80100 Mombasa
Position: Lecturer & Deputy Director Student Affairs Mombasa Campus
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Area of Specialization: Phonology and Child Language
Research Interests: Translation, Reading, Language Therapy, Human Resource, Phonology and Communication

Publication

  • Orago Stephen, Investigation of phonological awareness skills of class six learners with reading disabilities in selected schools in Nairobi County.
peter-njogu  

Title/qualifications: Phd.
Department/unit/section:
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Contact address:
 P. O. Box 43844 - 00100 Nairobi
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Area of Specialization:

  • Moral Theology
  • Pastoral Counselling

Research Interests:

  • Philosophy and Ethics
  • Ecumenism and Interreligious dialogue
  • Pastoral/psychological Counseling
  • Political/Social philosophy
  • Languages and African Culture
  • Religion and Human/Social Development
  • Gender and Development

Publications

  • Kibutu Njogu Peter,(2024),Revised Edition of Contemporary Social Issues: A Moral Perspective, Nairobi: Kenyatta University press
  • Kabianga university (2016) - Presentation of two papers, one in education and the other one in contemporary moral Theology

  • Kibutu, Njogu Peter, (2015), Students module for ARE 265: Religion and Human Development

  • Kibutu Njogu Peter, Freedom According to Yves R. Simon, Rome: Rome Publications, 2000.
  • Presented a Paper entitled, Education and socio-Political participation of persons with Disability, at an international conference on Education and Poverty held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi in November, 2009.
  • Presented a paper entitled, Liberation Movements: Why there are more Enemies than Friends; at an International conference on Mau Mau and Liberation Movements held at Karatina University on 4th to 5th December 2013.
  • Kibutu Njogu Peter,(2014), Contemporary Social Issues: A Moral Perspective, Nairobi: Kenyatta University press
  • Presented a Paper entitled, Education and socio-Political participation of persons with Disability, at an international conference on Education and Poverty held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi in Nov, 2009.

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers
Conference and Seminars Attended

  • 2016-Attended an International conference at Kabianga University and presented a paper on :Assessing Contemporary Ethical Issues which are an Impendiment to Human Development.  
  • 2016-Attended an International conference at Kabianga University and presented a paper on :The Essence of quality Education as a Tool of Human Development
  • 2016- Attended a Seminar at Kenyatta University on Palliative care for Non-Health Care Providers
  • 2013 -Presented a paper at Karatina University on Freedom Movements(Mau Mau).
  • 2010 - 7th Ethics Annual conference on Sustainable Development -Nairobi (Strathmore University)
  • 2009 - Education and Poverty- (Political and Social participation of Persons with Disability) -Nairobi at Kenyatta University
  • 1998 - Islamic & Christian Dialogue; Rome, Italy
  • 1997- International Seminar on Bioethics; Rome, Italy
  • 1997- Liberation Theology; Aquila, Italy
  • 1995 - International Seminar of Human Rights Abuse; Madrid, Spain 1996- Justice and Peace in the World; Milan, Italy
  • 1994 - Philosophy or Religion; Manchester University, UK
  • 1994-    Research Principles and Practice: Rome, Italy
  • 1993 - Philosophy: The Root of African Philosophy; Rome, Italy

Conference Papers

  • 1993 – Philosophy: The Root of African Philosophy; Rome, Italy,
  • 1994-   Research Principles and Practice: Rome, Italy
  • 1994 – Philosophy or Religion; Manchester University, UK
  • 1995 – International Seminar of Human Rights Abuse; Madrid, Spain
  • 1996- Justice and Peace in the World; Milan, Italy
  • 1997- International Seminar on Bioethics; Rome, Italy
  • 1997- Liberation Theology; Aquila, Italy
  • 1998 – Islamic & Christian Dialogue; Rome, Italy
  • 2009 – Education and Poverty– (Political and Social participation of Persons with Disability) -      Nairobi (Kenyatta University)
  • 2010 - 7th Ethics Annual conference on Sustainable Development –Nairobi (Strathmore University)

Teaching Experience

  • 2013 - Up to Date: Kenyatta University-Department of Philosophy and Religious studies
  • 2013 - 2007 - Lecturer- Kenya Methodist University – Faculty of Education and Social Sciences
  • 2006 - Project Officer (Civic & Environmental Education) At the Green Belt Movement of Kenya- Nairobi.
  • 2005 -2004
  1. Part-time Lecturer: University of Nairobi of Guidance and Counseling- (Faculty of Extra Mural Studies) – Central Division.
  2. Part-time Lecturer: Servants of the sick training Centre at an NGO Institute, Harlingham, Nairobi
  3. External Examiner: St. Paul’s United Theological College (Now University) in Limuru , Kenya .
  • 2003-2002
  1. Part-time Lecturer: Catholic University of East Africa- Faculty of Philosophy and Religious Studies (PRS), and Social Education and Ethics (SEE)
  2. Adjunct Lecturer at Camillian’s College, Nairobi lecturing in Introduction to Psychology.
  • 2002 – 2001- Lectured in Philosophy and Religious Studies at Christ the King Major Seminary, Nyeri.
  • 1992-1991 - Lectured in Philosophy and Religious studies at Christ the King Major Seminary, Nyeri.

Appointments in the Department of Philosophy

  • Appointment as Examination Coordinator in department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Appointment as  the Departmental representative to COEP- 10th July 2018.
  • Appointment to the School Website Committee- 22nd March 2017
  • Appointment to the Departmental Meeting Minute Secretary- 4th November 2016
  • Appointment as an Assistant Examination Coordinator - 4th November 2016
  • Appointment to the Examination Results verification Committee - 4th November 2016
  • Appointment as a Departmental Timetabler - 4th November 2016
  • Appointment to the Committee of Strategic Planning- 29th October 2016
  • Appointment to the Departmental Quality Team - 29th October 2016
  • Flagship Research Proposals in Department-3rd October 2014
  • Apointment to the Strategic Plan Review Committee - 2nd October 2014
  • Appointment as the New Departmental Timetabler and Coordinator of the Syllabus coverage activity- 8th December 2014

Other administrative positions Held

  • Member of Management Board of Kenversity Housing Society.
lydiah maingi  

Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Psychology
Contact Address: 43844-00100 NAIROBI
Email Address:maingi.lydiah.ku.ac.ke
Position: Lecturer
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Area of Specialization: Counselling Psychology, Mental health Research
Research Interests: Depression, Anxiety and stress in diverse populations, Compassion Fatigue in health care workers, Family mental health, Intimate partner Violence

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Publications

Journals

  • Maingi. L. (2020). Relationship Between Substance Use and Victimization to Intimate Partner Violence Among Men in Nyeri County, Kenya. African Journal of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (AJADA) Vol. 4. December 2020. ISSN Online 2664-0066; ISSN Print 2664-0058.
  • Mac’oduol, I., Thigiti, J. & Maingi.L. (2020).  Blood Pressure Parameters and the Development of Congestive Heart Failure among Hypertensive patients in Kiambu County Hospital, Kenya. The East and Central Africa Medical Journal. Vol.4. No. 1 (6-10). ISSN 2663 -1059 (online) https://journal.ku.ac.ke/index.php/ecamj/article/view/174
  • Wanjohi, G. & Maingi, L. (July, 2020) Caregivers’ Perceptions of Compassion Ability Among Paediatric Healthcare Providers in Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 8. No.7: 1-14. ISSN: 2411-5681 http://www.ijern.com/journal/2020/July-2020/01.pdf
  • Maingi L., Kathungu, B. & Wasanga C. (2017). Relationship between Harsh Physical Disciplining during Childhood and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) among men in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Journal of Science, Arts and Commerce (IJSAC) Vol. 2 No.3
  • Maingi-Ngunjiri Lydiah. (2016). Career Choice Certainty: Implications for Career Counseling. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-3-659-89177-9
  • Maingi L. & Wasanga C.2012). Factors affecting Career Certainty among University students. Kenyan Journal of Guidance, Counseling and Psychology. Vol. 1 ISSN 2226-0552

Modules

  • Maingi, L. (2020). Teaching Interactive Module: Psychology of Health, Stress and Coping: Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning
  • Maingi, L. (2020). Teaching Interactive Module: Measurement and Evaluation of Counseling Interventions. Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning
  • Maingi-Ngunjiri, L. (2017). Teaching Module: Child Psychology. A Module for E-learning. Nairobi. Kenyatta University Press.
  • Maingi-Ngunjiri, L. (2017). Teaching Module: Behaviour Modification. A Module for E-learning. Nairobi. Kenyatta University Press.
  • Maingi-Ngunjiri, L. (2017). Teaching Module: Introduction to Counselling Psychology. A Module for E-learning. Nairobi. Kenyatta University Press.

Books

  • Francis and Lydiah. (2008). A hand-book for your Marriage: A marital guide for the youth, marriage counselors and parents. Kijabe Printing press. Nairobi

Theses

  • Maingi-Ngunjiri Lydiah. (2016). Relationship between Selected Childhood Parental Factors and Victimization to Intimate Partner Violence among men in Nyeri County, Kenya. PhD Thesis.
  • Maingi, L. (2007). Certainty In Career Choice Among Kenyatta University Students:Implications For Career Counselling. M.A. Project report.

Conferences/Workshops/Seminar Papers

  • Maingi, L., Mathai, M., Warutere, P. and Farquhar, C. 2019. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Compassion Fatigue Among Pediatric Health Care Providers in Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi. Kenya. Paper Presented in AFREhealth 2019 Conference in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Maingi, L. 2019. Relationship between Substance use and Victimization to Intimate Partner Violence among men in Nyeri County, Kenya.  Paper presented at the 45th Annual Alcohol Epidemiology Symposium of the Kentil Bruun Society (KBS 2019). Utretcht, Netherlands.
  • Maingi L., Wasanga C., Kathungu B., Wamalwa D. 2018. Relationship between Exposure to Parental Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Adult Victimization to Intimate Partner Violence in among men in Nyeri County, Kenya. Paper presented Annual D43 Networking Conference AFREhealth, 2018 on 4TH August 2018 Durban, South Africa.
  • Maingi Lydiah W. (2012). The psychological effects of Gender based Violence against men. Paper presented at the Gender Conference on 1-3rd August 2012

Workshop Papers

Seminar Papers

Television Talks

 

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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