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PROF. ERICK KIPRONO BOR

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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Job Category
Teaching
Phone Number
254707859236
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Directorate / Dept
DEPT. OF PEACE SECURITY AND SOCIAL STUD
Address
P.O BOX 536 20115, EGERTON
SUMMARY

Prof. Eric Kiprono Bor (Ph.D) is a sociologist, Senior Lecturer and Consultant at the Department of Peace Security and Social Studies, Egerton University. Bor holds a PhD (1999) in sociology, Masters (1991) from the University of Baroda and B.A, from Punjab (1989),. He joint Egerton University in 2000. Bor has wide experience in university administration and management. He has served as Chairperson of Department for eight years and continues to serve in several University Committees. Bor teaches both Undergraduate and Post Graduate Students pursuing Bachelor of Arts and Master of Research and Public Policy, Masters of arts in Criminology and security studies. He is both a supervisor and examiner of Post-Graduate Students. He has published and co- published numerous articles/papers in national and international journals. He is a Member of Post- Graduate committee at FASS. Bor is also an external examiner to Moi, Mount Kenya and Maasai Mara Universities. Moreover, he is a socio-economic expert to the National bio-safety Authority. In addition, he has won research grants (NRF) that has formed the basis for partnerships, collaboration among institutions and benefitted many post graduate students. He is currently, in charge of developing academic and research materials at the Department of Peace, Security & Social Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Studies, Egerton University, Kenya. He has participated in many advance academic training as a participant and as resource person. He is determined farm hands and result oriented transformative leader practicing professionalism, team work and team spirit. 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

1999: Ph.D in Sociology, University of Baroda

1991: M.A in Sociology, University of Baroda

1989: B.A. (General with Sociology), Punjab University

1985: Kenya Advanced Cert of  Education (A Level), Afraha High School

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

Sociology of Education, Rural Sociology, Social Psychology, Public Administration and Sociological Theory, Criminology and criminal justice, security management studies, peace and conflict studies, community development.  Public policy and administration, research methods (quantitative and qualitative methods in research)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

CONSULTANCY

  1. Has been a team leader in the development of post graduate diploma in probation practice and correctional studies-client Ministry of interior and condition of national government
  2. Has been a consulting editor to the international peace support training centre (IPSTC) West wood Karen Nairobi Kenya.

CURRENT ENGAGEMENTS

Internal

Is a member to the faculty of arts and social sciences Post Graduate Committee

External

  1. An external examiner, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Community Development , Maasai Mara University.
  2. An external examiner, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology and Human Ecology, Moi University.
  • A socio-economic expert to the National Bio-safety Authority- Kenya iv. October-November, 2016: Anti-corruption, Research and Foresnsic Investigation. (Resource person on sociology and psychology in Anti-corruption strategies) Client:

Liberia Anti-corruption Commission.

WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 24/3/2015 to date Senior Lecturer and Consultant, Department of peace, Security and Social Studies, Egerton University
    March 2012 to 23rd 2015 Lecturer and consultant Department of peace, Security and
    Social Studies, Egerton University.
  • 2009 to February, 2012 Chairperson, Department of Peace, Security and Socio Studies October, 2005-September,
  • 2009    Chairperson, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and
    Economics, Egerton University
  • July 2004-August 2005 Chairperson, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Economics, Egerton University
  • January 2000 to June 2004  Lecturer and Consultant, Department of sociology and
    Anthropology, Egerton University 
    • Pasgr.org Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP)
    • August 4-8,2014 successfully completed a 5 day training as lead instructor in delivery of
      Master of Research and Public Policy Courses held in Nairobi, Kenya
      International Humanitarian Law Teacher Training Programme
    • 29th July 03th August 2013: Attended and successfully completed the three-day Roundtable organized by International Committee of the Red Cross.
      International Criminal Law
    • July, 2011: Attended and successfully completed the two-day Roundtable on international Criminal law focusing on Kenya’s need for reforms in Nairobi.
    • Pedagogy and Academic advising
      March, 2011: Attended and successfully completed a workshop focusing on Quality Education in Universities held at Egerton University, Njoro. Institutional Management
    • 18th January, 2006: Attended and successfully participated in leadership, Corporate Governance, Strategic planning and institutional management Seminars held in Kenya school of Monetary studies, Nairobi.
      International Humanitarian Law
    • September, 2000: Attended and Successfully completed training Workshop for University Lecturers focusing on the implementation of International Humanitarian Law in Kenya held in Lake Baringo Lodge.
KEY PROJECTS
  • 2018 to Date: Status of community policing: Impact of incidence of criminal activities, mechanism, challenges and policy prospects in selected counties of Kenya. Research Fund: Multidisciplinary Research Grants Value 12Million. (Ongoing)
  • 2013 to 2016: The Changing Dynamics of Inter-Ethnic Conflicts In Trans-Mara District And Its Borders, Narok County, Kenya; Funded by Egerton University; KSh. 400,000
RESEARCH INTERESTS

CURRENT ENGAGEMENTS

  • Internal Is a member to the faculty of arts and social sciences Post Graduate Committee

External
i. An external examiner, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Community Development , Maasai Mara University.
ii. An external examiner, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology and Human Ecology, Moi University.
iii. A socio-economic expert to the National Bio-safety Authority- Kenya iv. October-November, 2016: Anti-corruption, Research and      Foresnsic Investigation. (Resource person on sociology and psychology in Anti-corruption strategies) Client:
Liberia Anti-corruption Commission.
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Emerging Social Issues and globalization, sociology of development, security and social order, Technology and indigenous knowledge, Environmental Sociology and Human settlements, Education and society.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Kihiu Mercy Wairimu, Bor Eric Kiprono (2020), Bocklines Omedo Bebe. Probing The Underlying Intentional Noncompliance Behaviors In Informal Milk Trading In Peri –Urban Areas Of Nakuru Town, Kenya. Researchjournali’s Journal of Sociology Vol. 8 | No. 4 October | 2020 ISSN 2347-8241
  2. Obadia Timega Nyariki., Bor Eric Kiprono & Beatrice Onsarigo (2019).Effects of custodial sentences on recidivism at Shimo la Tewa prisons in Mombsa County, Kenya. International Academic journal of Law and Society,1(2), 227-241 ISSN 2519-772X
  3. Kamais, C. E., Mwangi, S. W., & Bor Eric Kiprono (2019). Security implications of oil exploration on social activities in South Lokichar Basin, Turkana County, Kenya. Journal of African Studies and Development, 11(5), 64-72.
  4. Caroline Chebet Tegutwo, Bor Eric Kiprono, Apollos Francis Machira (2018) Social Factors influencing Women Pineapple Vendors on Their Household Livelihoods in Bureti Sub County, Kericho County, Kenya. The International Journal Of Humanities & Social Studies (ISSN 2321 - 9203)
  5. Grace Jelagat Kipkech, Wokabi Mwangi & Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). Effects of resource capacity on performance of local Community organizations in Bureti SubCounty. International Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences (IJRESS) ISSN: 2617-4804 1 (1) 37-51,www.oircjournals.org
  6. Isabella Mwende Njeru, Kibet Ngetich &Eric Kiprono Bor (2017). Social Factors Influencing Women’s Access to Uwezo Fund in Turbo Constituency, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. The international Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences.
  7. Lennah S. Ndiso Hadija Murenga & Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). Challenges of Female Headed Households in Their Search for Livelihood in Ilima Division, Makueni County, Kenya. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. ISSN 2347-5374 (Online)
  8. Kauria Zeddy, Eric Kiprono Bor & Murenga Hadija, (2018). The Historical trends of Elite Maasai women participation in Political Leadership in the Maasai Community of Narok South Sub- county, Kenya. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. ISSN 2347-5374 (Online).
  9. Kauria Zeddy, Murenga Hadija, & Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). Elite Women Participation in Politics among the Maasai of Narok South Sub County, Kenya: A Social Cultural Perspective. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 23, Issue
  10. Kauria Zeddy, Murenga Hadija, & Bor Eric Kiprono (2018). Women Elites and the Economic Challenges Affecting Their Participation in National development among the Maasai of Narok South Subcounty, Kenya. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 23, Issue
  11. Munikio Zephania Marwa, Eric Kiprono Bor Samson Wokabi Mwangi (2018).Intra-household Gender-Labour Paradoxes amongst Tobacco Famers in Kuria Region of Kenya. International Journal Humanities And Social Science (IJHSS) Vol 6 Issue 7
  12. Munikio Zephania Marwa, Eric Kiprono Bor Samson Wokabi Mwangi (2018).Gender differentials amongst Tobacco Famers and household welfare in Kuria Region of Kenya. International Journal Humanities And Social Science (IJHSS) Vol 5 No.7
  13. Elizabeth Ndunda, Mutinda Mark, Murenga Hadija, Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). Contribution of Collective Action Groups on Socio-Economic Wellbeing Of AgroPastoralists In Makindu Sub-County, Kenya. International Journal of Contemporary Applied Researches Vol 6 Issue no.9
  14. Finson Kiprop Bargoria, Kibet Ngetich, Eric Kiprono Bor & Kiptonu Chebii
    Effects Of Women Participation In SHGs On Households’ Social Status In Tinderet Sub-County, Nandi County. Research journali’s journal of sociology Vol 5 Number 3. ISSN 2347-8241
  15. Wairima Amos Wanyoike, Wokabi Mwangi & Eric Kiprono Bor (2017).The Influence of Selected Factors on Desistance from Crime among Offenders under Probation in Nairobi County, Kenya. The International Journal Humanities And
    Social Science (IJHSS) Vol 5 Issue 7
  16. Kennedy O. Ogutu, Mark I.O.Okere & Erick Kiprono Bor (2017). Influence of Community Policing on Incidences of CriminaActivities in Low Income Areas of Nakuru Town, Kenya. International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and
    Education (IJHSSE). Volume 4, Issue 9, September 2017, PP 52-57 ISSN 23490373 (Print) & ISSN 2349-038.
  17. Abduba Dida Ade, Hadija Murenga and Eric Kiprono Bor (2017). Community based factors affecting community wildlife conservation in Achieving Ecotourism,
  18. Merti Sub County, Isiolo County, Kenya. Vol 7 Isuue 4. International Journal of 1Development Research IJDR. ISSN: 2230-9926 Mercy Chepkurui Rugutt, Hadija Murenga & Eric Kiprono Bor (2017); Women’s Contribution to Urban Livelihoods through Market Based Activities within the Informal Sector in Kisii Town, Kenya. International Journal of African and Asian Studies. ISSN 2409-6938 Vol.32, 2017
  19. Nyandoro Omuria, Eric Kiprono Bor & Beatrice Onsarigo (2017). Social Factors Affecting Implementation of Children’s Rights Policies in Nakuru County, Kenya. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 22, Issue 5,
    Ver. 4
  20. Hillary chebii Larema, Kibet Ngetich Eric Kiprono Bor (2017). Crime Victimization Among University Students At Egerton University, Njoro Campus, Nakuru County, Kenya. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSRJHSS) Volume 22, Issue 9, Ver. 7 (September. 2017) PP 36-46 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845.
  21. Rhoda Kipkebut, Eric Kiprono Bor, Mark Okere. (2017). Economic Factors that Impede Women’s Participation in Engineering Workplaces in Selected Organizations in Nakuru County of Kenya. Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management. e-ISSN 2348-5302 4(11):767-772 p-ISSN 2348-8875
  22. Rono Kiplangat Patrick, Eric Kiprono Bor (2017) and Samson Wokabi Mwangi Security perception of terror attacks on socio-economic activities and government response to security improvement in Lamu County, Kenya. IJDR. International Journal of Development Research ISSN: ISSN: 2230-9926
  23. Naomi Fedha , Hadija Murenga , Erick Kiprono Bor (2017) (Effects of Off Campus Students’ Activities on Well-Being of Community Neighbouring Egerton University, Nakuru County, Kenya. Innovative Journal of Research & Development Vol 6 Issue 5, ISSN 2278-0211.
  24. Kach Chambang Both, Eric Kiprono Bor (2017). Social Strategies used by South Sudanese Migrants in Adapting to the New Way of Life in Nakuru Municipality, Nakuru County, Kenya. Egerton Journal of Humanities and social sciences.(Accepted)
  25. Kizito Wamalwa Khatete, Hadija Murenga Matuli, Erick Kiprono Bor (2016). Factors influencing adoption of one acre fund project by Farmers in Kanduyi Sub-County, Kenya. IJRDO-Journal of Agricultural and Research ISSN: 2455-7668
  26. Stephen Githimi & Eric Kiprono Bor (2016). Private security farms and crime control in Karen Estate. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR- JHSS) Volume 23, Issue
  27. Psiwa Chelangat Milka, Eric Kiprono Bor, Benard Mwori Sorre (2016). Causes of inter Conflicts and Household Livelihoods in Kopsiro Division, Bungoma County, Kenya. IJSS , ISSN 2321-9203 V4 Issue 9, IJHSS, ISSN 2321-9203

 

ACCEPTED PAPERS FOR PUBLICATION

  1. Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). The Changing Dynamic of ethnic conflicts in TransMara district and its borders in narok county, Kenya. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS). (Online)
  2. Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). Underlying causes of ethnic conflicts in trans-mara district and its borders in narok county, Kenya. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS). (Online)
  3. Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). Mpeketoni Residents’ Perception of Terror Attacks on Security and Government’s Response to Security Improvement in Lamu County, Kenya. American Journal of Criminal Justice - Springer
  4. Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). Perception of terror attacks on economic activities and government response to security improvement in Lamu County, Kenya. IJDR. International Journal of Development Research ISSN: ISSN: 2230-9926
  5. Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). Group membership and its influence on group activities of small-holder dairy self-help groups in Molo Nakuru County, Kenya. European-American Journal Manuscript ID: GJAHSS-745
  6. Eric Kiprono Bor (2018). Factors influencing income Levels of Households Providing Child Labour to the Sisal Plantation in Mogotio Sub-Couty, Baringo County, Kenya. European-American Journal Manuscript ID: GJAHSS-745

EXTRA PUBLISHED PAPERS

  1. James M. Chimera, Eric Kiprono Bor &Babere K. Chacha, (2015) “Security Agencies Organizational Structure and the Implementation of the Community Policing In Njoro Sub County, Nakuru, Kenya.” IOSR Journal of Humanities and social sciences, Vol. 20, Issue 10,
  2. Chambang Both Kach, Kibet Ng’etich &Eric kiprono Bor (2015): “Strategies used by South Sudanese Migrants in Adapting to the New way of Life in Nakuru Municipality, Nakuru County, Kenya. International Journal of Development Research, Vol 05, issue 07
  3. Ndungu, John Chege Kibet A. Ngetich &Eric Kiprono Bor. (2015). “Consequences of violent behavior towards Donkeys in Kibirichia Ward, Meru Central Sub County, Meru County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Humanities and social sciences, Vol. 20, Issue 5
  4. Sibia Bwoga Misoi, Eric Kiprono Bor ,Mwangi .Wokabi (2015). “Difference Between Men and Women Perception Towards Gender Issues among Non-Teaching Staff of Egerton University, Nakuru County, Kenya.” IJHSS Vol 3 Issue 2 ISSN 2321-9203
  5. Kemboi Jebet Francisca Eric Kiprono Bor Kibet Ngetich (2015) “The Relationship Between group cohesiveness and performance: An Empirical Study of Funded Youth Groups in Nakuru Municipality Nakuru County Kenya”. IJHSS VOL 3 Issue 2, ISSN 2321-9203 Impact factor.
  6. Psiwa Chelangat Milka, Eric Kiprono Bor, Benard Mwori Sorre (2015). Intra-Clan Conflicts and Household Livelihoods in Kopsiro Division, Bungoma County, Kenya. IJSS , ISSN 2321-9203 V3 Issue 8, IJHSS, ISSN 2321-9203

PROCEEDINGS

  1. Bor. E.K. And Mungai, P.C (2006). The Challenges of communication: The paradox of teaching and practising on Anti-corruption skills in the proceeding of 2006 Research week, Egerton University.
  2. Bor, E.K And Wanyamah, R. O(2006), The relevance of Empirical and Critical Thinking in Generating Anti- Corruption Skills in the Proceedings of 2006 Research week, Egerton University.
  3. Bor. E.K. and Osaringo B.M. (2006). Civil Servants and their Role in Combating Corruption: A Sociological Perspective in the proceedings of 2006, Research week Egerton University.
  4. Bor. E.K (2006). The Perceived Link between Poor Pay and Corrupt Practises: A Case of The Governance Trainees in Kenya. Research week proceedings, Egerton University.
  5. Bor E.K. (2013) “Inter-Ethnic Conflicts and National Cohesion in the Southern Rift Valley” Kenya. Sample of Completed Supervisions PhD
  6. Zeddy K(2017) “Participation of Elite Women in Polical leadership in the Maasai Community of Narok South Sub County, Narok, Kenya” Unpublished thesis Egerton University
  7. Muniko Z.M (2017) “Gender-labour relations in tobacco production and their Implications on household’s socio-economic welfare in Kuria Sub-Counties, Kenya.” Unpublished thesis Egerton University ( waiting graduation)
  8. Nyagah I.G ( 2013) The Implementation Of A Three-Pronged Strategy On The Reduction Of Corruption In Urban Kenya: A Case Study of Nairobi, Kenya
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  • Trainer on Anti-Corruption Studies October-November, 2016: Anti-corruption, Research and Foresnsic Investigation. (Resource person on sociology and psychology in Anti-corruption strategies) Client: Liberia Anticorruption Commission.
  • Trainer on Anti-Corruption Studies 2005/2006, Training, Research and Advocacy Programme (TRAG). (Sociology and corruption and sociology in Anti-Corruption strategies) Client: Kenya Anti-corruption
    Commission
  • Lead lecturer in the following areas;
    i. Public Administration- Students; M.A Criminology & Criminal Justice/M.A Security
    Management ii. Social Foundations of Public Policy; Masters of Research and Public Policy (MRPP)
TEACHING AREAS

Lead lecturer in the following areas;
i. Public Administration- Students; M.A Criminology & Criminal Justice/M.A Security
Management ii. Social Foundations of Public Policy; Masters of Research and Public Policy (MRPP)

POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :
  1. Tobias Ouma 2021; Effects of Prison Rehabilitation services on management of Juvenile Deliquency in Kiambu County, Kenya
  2. Evan Metobo 2021. Effects of Slum Uprage on security  management ub Soweto Slums, Roysambu Sub County, Nairobi, Kenya 
  3. Mark Korir (2019): Adoption of Fertilizer Use Among The Smallholder Maize Farmers In Eldoret West Sub-County, Kenya.
  • Kihiu Mercy Wairimu, (2020), Probing The Underlying Intentional Noncompliance Behaviors In Informal Milk Trading In Peri –Urban Areas Of Nakuru Town, Kenya.
  • Obadia Timega Nyariki. (2019).Effects of custodial sentences on recidivism at Shimo la Tewa prisons in Mombsa County, Kenya.
  • Caroline Chebet Tegutwo, (2018) Social Factors influencing Women Pineapple Vendors on Their Household Livelihoods in Bureti Sub County, Kericho County, Kenya.)
  • Grace Jelagat Kipkech, (2018) Effects of resource capacity on performance of local Community organizations in Bureti Sub-County.
  • Isabella Mwende Njeru, (2018).Factors Influencing Women’s Access to Uwezo Fund in Turbo Constituency, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya.
  • Mercy Chepkurui Rugutt, (2017); Women’s Contribution to Urban Livelihoods through Market Based Activities within the Informal Sector in Kisii Town, Kenya.
  • Nyandoro Omuria, (2017). Social Factors Affecting Implementation of Children’s Rights Policies in Nakuru County, Kenya.
  • Stephen Githimi (2017). Private security farms and crime control in Karen Estate.
  • Rhoda Kipkebut, (2017)Factors that Impede Women’s Participation in Engineering Workplaces in Selected Organizations in Nakuru County of Kenya.
  • Rono Kiplangat Patrick, (2017) Perception of terror attacks on socio-economic activities and government response to security improvement in Lamu County, Kenya
  • Naomi Fedha (2017) (Effects of Off Campus Students’ Activities on Well-Being of Community Neighbouring Egerton University, Nakuru County, Kenya.
  • James Mwachidudu Chimera (October, 2015) Organizational Factors influencing Comminity Policing Strategy Among Security Agencies in Njoro Sub County, Nakuru County, Kenya
  • Owiyo Patriciah (May, 2015) The Effect of Dominion Project on Environment Conservation in Yala Swamp, Siaya District,Kenya.
  • Milka Chelangat Psiwa (2015) Intra-Clan Conflicts and Household Livelihoods in Kopsiro Division, Bungoma County, Kenya.
  • Fredrick Okoth Otieno(March, 2015): Challenges Faced by security Personnel in Fraud Detection in The County Government of Nairobi, Kenya
  • Nyangena E. M (2015) Non-Governmental Organizations’ (Ngos) Participation In Empowering Hiv/Aids Orphaned Children In Njoro District, Nakuru County, Kenya
OTHER SOCIETIES
  1. Member and patron to The Kenya professional society of criminology (KEPSOC)
  2. National Bio-safety Authority, Kenya
REFEREES

 

PROF. Okere Mark, (Ph.D)

Faculty of Education and community Studies

Egerton University

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Prof Kibet A. Ngetich (Ph.D) 

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences                                                                                        

Egerton University.

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