Dr. Dorothy Nyakwaka (PhD)

 

 

Dr. Dorothy Nyakwaka (PhD)

Chairperson, National

Cohesion and National Values

Mainstreaming Committee.

Lecturer, Dept. of Philosophy,

History & Religious Studies,

P.O. Box 536-20115,

Egerton University

Phone: +254 726 933 767

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EDUCATION

 

PhD

Egerton University 2013

PhD in History

M.Phil

Moi University 1996

M.Phil in History

B.Ed

Kenyatta University 1987

B.Ed (Upper Second Class Honours)

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

History, Women and Gender Studies

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2002-2014

Lecturer, teaching and postgraduate supervision

Egerton University

2013-todate

Departmental Quality Assurance Officer

Egerton University

2011-todate

Member of the Integrity Promotion Committee

Egerton University

1994-2001

Assistant Lecturer at the Dept. Philosophy, History and Religious Studies, Egerton University

Egerton University

1990-1992

Teaching Assistant Lecturer at the Dept. Philosophy, History and Religious Studies, Egerton University

Egerton University

1987-1990

High School Teacher

Mukumu Girls High School

 

SCHOLARSHIPS, TRAINING, FELLOWSHIPS, CONFERENCES AND OTHER AWARDS

 

United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner.

Training of Trainers on Human Rights, Naivasha, Kenya. June 2-7, 2014

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kisumu.

Integrity Assurance Officers Course, March, 2014

IFRA and BIEA, Nairobi

The Fifth Anniversary of the African Independences: Marginalized, Forgotten and Revived Political Actors. September, 2013

Egerton University

RESSESA Research Methodology Training (RMT). February 2013

Egerton University

A Workshop on Publications at ARC Hotel, May 2012.

Egerton University

Research Proposal Writing Workshop at ARC, Hotel, April, 2012

Egerton University

Training Workshop on Complaints Handling, at ARC Hotel, May, 2012

Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi.

Workshop of Arts/Humanities clusters of Inter-University Council of East Africa. September, 2008

Egerton University

Historical Association of Kenya, Conference. May, 2008

KCCT

Leadership and Management in Higher Education, Workshop, Nairobi. May, 2007

African Gender Institute, Cape Town University.

Gender Research Methodologies Seminar. November, 2006

Lake Baringo, Kenya

Historical Association of Kenya Conference. June 2004

Egerton University

International Gender Conference. April, 2004

CODESRIA University of Ghana, Legon

Humanities Conference. September, 2003

CODESRIA

PhD Thesis Writing Award. September, 2003

University of Hull, UK

Gender Studies Fellowship. December, 2003

Egerton University

Association of Third World Studies conferences, September, 2001

New York University, USA

Fulbright American Studies Institute, a six week fellowship. June 2001

Pretoria

Africa Institute of South African 40th Anniversary Conference. June 2000

CODESRIA Governance Institute, Dakar Senegal

A Six week fellowship. August, 1999

CODESRIA Gender Institute, Dakar Senegal

A Six week fellowship. August, 1998

Egerton University

Historical Association of Kenya Conference. August 1995

 

PUBLICATIONS (BOOK CHAPTERS & JOURNAL ARTICLES)

 

1

Ndeda, M., and Nyakwaka, D.A. (2013). Women in Post Independent Kenya 1963 to the present in Ochieng W.R. (ed). A History of Independent Kenya. Lake Publishers, Kisumu, 2013.

2

Nyakwaka D.A. (2010) The Third United Nations Law of the Sea Treaty and the Piracy Question: The Case of the East African Coast. Africa Insight, Vol. 40 (2) – September, 2010.

3

Nyakwaka D.A. (2009) The Challenges of Piracy in African Maritime Zones, Africa Insight, Vol. 39 (3) Africa, 2009.

4

Nyakwaka D.A. (2007) Regionalism and Regional Reconstruction. The Case of the EAC in Korwa G. Adar and Peter, J. Schraeder, Globalization and Emerging Trends i African Foreign Policy. Vo. II, University Press of America, Lauham, 2007.

5

Nyakwaka D.A. “Gender and Sexuality Among the Luo of Kenya: Continuity and Change”, in, Khamasi and Chinkuyu (eds), Sexuality: An African Perspective: The Politics of Self and Cultural Beliefs, Moi University Press, 2005.

6

Nyakwaka D.A. “The Institutional Foundations of Corruption in Kenya, 1900-1990” Egerton Journal, Vol IV. Nos 2 and 3 July, 2003.

7

Nyakwaka D.A. “Gender and Sexuality Among the Luo of Kenya: Contiuity and Change”, A Paper presented at the International Gender Conference, Egerton University, April, 2004.

8

Nyakwaka D.A. Factor in Kenya’s Cannon Formation: The Challenges in Continuing Innovations in History”. A Paper presented at CODESRIA, Humanities Conference.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

 

1

Historical Association of Kenya

2

Association of African Women Research and Development (AAWORD)

3

Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies (Egerton)

4

Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, CODESRIA

5

Fulbright Fellow

6

Organization of Social Scientists Researchers in East African (OSSREA)

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

History, Gender and Women Studies. A Strong interest in Gender, Governance, Leadership and Human Rights Issues

Expert in Gender Mainstreaming, Women, Governance and Transformational Leadership, Women and Public Life and Gender, Peace and Security issues