Dr Hadija Murenga is a lecturer of Sociology and Criminology at Egerton University’s department of Peace, Security and Social Studies. She joined the department as a Teaching Assistant in 1993. She served as the Chair of Department (2012- 2017). During her term as Chair of PSSS department, the department was very vibrant with a sizeable number of students in B.A Criminology and Security Studies taking Module II. The Department also attracted so many post graduate students in both M.A Sociology and M.A Security Management. Under her leadership as Chair of Department, the department was able to offer a short course in Forensic Investigations to Liberian Anti-coruuption staff. In 2017 Dr Murenga was able to persuade the National Bureau of security in South Sudan to have their staff trained in M.A Security. The first chort of students were 51 while the second cohort has 28 and she is the programme’s coordinator at the department. Dr Murenga is the current Dean of Faculty of arts and Social sciences (From March 2021- )
Dr Murenga has published 5 papers in refereed journals. She has co- authored over 19 publications with colleagues and post graduate students. She is served as a consultant with PASGR, CCR and Department of Probation and Aftercare Services. Her PhD
(registered at Egerton University) was carried out with support from Austria Government through Boku Univerity in collaboration with Egerton University in a research programme on Agroforestry and Organic farming.
Dr Murenga has taught at the department of Peace, Security and Social Studies for over 10 years after attaining her PhD and successfully supervised over 15 M.A students and 1 PhD student.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND RESEARCH/ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITIES AS CHAIRPERSON DEPARTMENT OF PEACE, SECURITY AND SOCIAL STUDIES
Chair of department of Peace, security and social Studies, Egerton University:
Department at Egerton University. The Chairperson’s duties include:
ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES AS DEAN OF FACULTY
The Dean’s duties include:
OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE AND RESEARCH / ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE UNIVERSITY (CURRENT AND PAST)
Refereed Confeence Proceedings
Proceedings of the SUMAWA MAU Forest Complex Conference 27-29 April 2009
As a teacher I purpose to treat my students as young intellectuals capable of critical thinking and able to analyze social situations to come up with relevant and practical solutions that can inform social policy in our country and beyond.
THESIS EXAMINATION (EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL )
Ongoing MA Supervision
Prof. Kibet Ngetich
Department of Peace, Security and Social Studies
Prof. Wokabi Mwangi