Mwangi Nixon Njau

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Mwangi Nixon Njau

 

Mwangi Nixon Njau

Lecturer

Department of Philosophy, History & Religion

Examination Officer (History)

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536 – 20115

Egerton

Kenya

Mobile: +254723332373

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

current

Doctor of Philosophy in History (PhD)

(ongoing)

Kenyatta University

2009

Master of Arts in History (M.A, History)

Kenyatta University, Kenya

2004

Bachelor of Education (History & Religious Studies) ( B.Ed, (A)

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

September 2013 to date

Lecturer

Department of Philosophy, History & Religion, Egerton University

2011–2013

Tutorial Fellow,

Department of History, Archaeology and Political Studies.

Kenyatta University

2009-2011

Lecturer

Marist International University College- Constituent College of The Catholic University of eastern Africa

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

 

1.

Mwangi, Nixon, (2011). The socio-economic impact of land Reform in Kenya: the Case of Kiambu District, 1946-1978. Saarbrucken: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller GmbH & Co. KG

ISBN: 978-3-639-375877-9

2.

Mwangi, Nixon, (2012). Colonialism, Land Reform and Class Formation in Kenya. Lambert: Lambert Academic Publishers

ISBN: 978-3-8484-4598-1

 

Papers in referred journals

 

3.

Mwangi, N., & Muchoki, F., (2009) The Socio economic Impact of Settlement Schemes in Kenya” in Eastern African Journal of Social Science, Nairobi: Catholic University Publications. Vol. 9. No. 2

ISSN: 1681-0007

4.

Mwangi, Nixon., (2014) “Colonialism and Marginalization of African Indigenous Knowledge on Land and Soil Conservation” in Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN: 2321-2799

 

Chapter(s) in edited books

 

5.

Omwoyo, S., & Mwangi Nixon Globalization and African Governance” in Ogula, P., & Nyanchoga, S., (eds.) (2009). Governance in Africa: Historical and Contemporary Perspective Nairobi, Catholic University of Eastern Africa Publication.

ISBN: 978-9966-015-02-0

6.

Mwangi, N., & Muchoki, F., “The politics of Settlement Schemes in Post Colonial Kenya”, in Nyanchoga, S & Amutabi, M., (eds.) (2014). Contemporary Issues in Kenya History and the Challenge of Nationhood. Limuru: Franciscan Koble Press.

ISBN 9966-1787-8-3

7.

Nyanchoga S., & Mwangi, N., “African Indigenous Agricultural Knowledge versus the Scientific Imperialism of GMOs” in Nyanchoga, S., & Amutabi, M., (eds.) (2014). Contemporary Issues in Kenya History and the Challenge of Nationhood. Limuru: Franciscan Koble Press.

ISBN 9966-1787-8-3

 

Conference Proceedings

 

1.

Omwoyo, S., and Mwangi N., “Landlessness: A Challenge to the Country’s Social Harmony” paper presented in Historical Association of Kenya (HAK) at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa 23rd-25th July 2009 Theme: Kenya at the Turn of 21st Century

2.

Ndeda, M., and Mwangi N., The Transformation of Women’s Groups in 20th Century Kenya” paper presented in Historical Association of Kenya (HAK) at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa 23rd-25th July 2009 Theme: Kenya at the Turn of 21st Century

 

Published Teaching Manual(s)

 

1.

Mwangi, N. & Taarus, I., ‘Select Human Rights I’, in Marela, L., (ed.) (2014). HURI 100: Introduction to Human Rights: A University Common Core Course. Teaching Manual Njoro: Egerton University with support of United Nation Human Rights office

ISBN: 978-9966-078-42-1

2.

Mwangi, N., & Taarus, I., ‘Select Human Rights II’, in Marela, L., (ed.) (2014). HURI 100: Introduction to Human Rights: A University Common Core Course. Teaching Manual Njoro: Egerton University with support of United Nation Human Rights office

ISBN: 978-9966-078-42-1

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS


 

Indigenous Knowledge, Agricultural History, Land Issues & colonial history in Kenya and Zimbabwe

 

Project Leadership

Head Research Coordinator, “The Origin and Meaning of Place Names in Nairobi” funded by the Research Department, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (2009-2010). (Awaiting Publication)

Professional Societies

Member- Association of Third World Studies (ATWS)

Member-Historical Association of Kenya (HAK)

Academic Scholarship

Missio Grant - 2003-2004