Dr. Phylis Jepkemoi Bartoo, PhD

Dr. Phylis Jepkemoi Bartoo, PhD

Chair, Literature, Linguistics & Languages

Lecturer, Department of Literature, Linguistics & Languages

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254 721 768153

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EDUCATION

 

2010

Ph.D., Linguistics

University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

2005

Master of Arts, Language & Linguistics

Egerton University, Kenya

1997

Bachelor of Education Arts

Kenyatta University, Kenya

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Qualitative Research, Second Language Learning, Translation and Interpretation

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

April 2012 - present

Chair, Department of Literature, Language & Linguistics Egerton University

April 2006 - Present

Lecturer, Department of Literature, Language & Linguistics

1997-2006

Teacher, Several High Schools in Kenya

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

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Bartoo, P. (2014) Codeswitching as a Vehicle for Social Integration. Egerton Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education (Upcoming)

Kamuren, J. and Bartoo, P. (2014) The Lexical Differences among Kalenjin Dialects: An Analysis of Kipsigis, Tugen and Pokot. International Review of Social Science (Upcoming).

Bartoo, P. (2013) Somali Refugee Teenagers in Kenya and the “Linguistic Market”. Journal of Social Science, Education and Humanity Vol 1(1)(in press)

Bartoo, P and Kamuren, F. (2012) Shrewd Calculation of Membership Benefits: Negotiation of Identity in Eastleigh by Refugee Teenagers. New Media and Mass Communication. Vol. 2(7)

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Kamuren, J. and Bartoo, P. (2012) The Morpho-syntactic Differences among Kalenjin Dialects: An Analysis of Tugen and Pokot. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences (2) 7.

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Bartoo, P. (2011) Language Acquisition by Keiyo L1 Speakers. VDM Verlag, Germany.

 

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Bartoo, J. (2011) Social Networks and Language Variation among Somali Refugee Teenagers in Kenya. VDM Verlag, Germany

 

Post Graduate Supervision

 

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Cherono, Hellen 2013 An Investigation into the Use of Communication Strategies in English Lanaguage Classrooms at the Kericho Rehabilitation School and Children’s Remand Home Graduated

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Evans Erick Otieno Peace Truth in The coverage of 2013 Elections in Kenya by the nation

newspaper.

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AM 18/1699/06 Waiganjo Mary Gikuyu Culture in Joseph Kamaru’s Pupular music.

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AM 13/3348/12 Mutange Rodgers, The Construction of Musculinity in Tiriki Traditional Circumcision Songs

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Am13/3058/11 Nancy Wangari, A Discourse Analysis of Staffroom discourses: A case of National Politics within Staffroom

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AM13/ 2951/11 Monica Ouma The Effect of Code-Switching on Teaching English Speaking Skills: A case of Study of Public Schools in Kitale Municipality

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AM/19/018/12 Assessing the effect of Vernacular Radio Stations in Sensitizing the Local Community. A case Study of Radio Injili in Kericho County

 

Memberships

 

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Editorial Board of the Journal of Education and Human Resource

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Applied Linguistics and Literacy in Africa and the Diaspora

 


Conference Presentations

 

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2012 1st International Conference on: Mediating Crisis, Diversity and Change in Africa at Laikipia University College

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2008 Language Policy among Somali Refugee teenagers in Kenya. Southern Africa Language & Linguistics Conference, Cape town.

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2008 Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Supervisor-Student Relationship: SAADHE International Conference, Johannesburg

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2008 Practices in Humanities: A case of Wits University. SAALA Conference

Workshops and Trainings

5

2013 Service Delivery Charter wokshop

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2011 Capacity Enhancement in Research publication, Egerton University

 

AWARD(S)

 

June 2013 Certificate of Recognition for participating in the Drafting of the University Strategic Plan 2013-2018

 

Others (community involvement):

 

Board of Governor Member Bartolimo Boys Baringo, Kenya

 

Member

 

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Rift Valley Sports Club, Nakuru.

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Nyali Golf Club Mombasa

 

Hobbies:

· Golfing

· Reading

· Swimming

· Singing

REFEREES

Dr. Andrew Van Der Spy.

Head of Linguistics Department,

School of Literature and Language Studies.

Witwatersrand University

Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, Johannesburg.

+27 11 7652310

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Prof. James Mutiti

Head of Department

Department of Literature, Language and Linguistics,

Egerton University, Kenya.

Cell: +254 718 224 100

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Beverly Achieng

P. O Box 18165,

Nakuru.

Cell: +254 721 306 763

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