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DR NJUGUNA GERISHON KURIA

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LECTURER
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Job Category
Teaching
Phone Number
+254721467445
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Directorate / Dept
DIRECTORATE OF UNIVERSITY WELFARE SERVICES
Philosophy
Address
gerishon.njuguna@egerton.ac.ke
SUMMARY

Dr. Fr. Gerishon Kuria Njuguna is a Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, History and Religious Studies, Egerton university. He holds a Diploma of arts in Philosophy, a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (Urbaniana Pontifical University Rome -1994) Bachelor of arts in Theology(Holy Cross University Rome-2000), Master of philosophy in Philosophy (Catholic University- 2008) and Doctor of philosophy in Philosophy (Catholic University Kenya- 2012). 

Dr. Fr. Gerishon Kuria Njuguna previously has taught in different institutions including Kisii University, Catholic University, Mt. Kenya University, Moi University, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and Regina Pacis. He has also been an administrator in various instititutions of learning.

Dr. Fr. Gerishon Kuria Njuguna is an ordained Catholic Priest who has served the church in diffferent capacities for the last 20 years. Currently he is serving as the chaplain at St. Augustine Catholic Chaplaincy Egerton University. He is also the Acting Director University Welfare Services Egerton University.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2012: Ph.D., Philosophy - Catholic University of Eastern Africa

2009: Master of Arts in Philosophy - Catholic University of Eastern Africa

2000: Bachelor of Arts in Theology - Holy Cross University (Rome)

1994: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy - Pontifical Urban University (Rome)

1995 to 1996: Theology Student (Seminarian) - St. Mathias Mulumba Major Seminary

1993 to 1994: Philosophy Student (Seminarian) - St. Augustine’s Major Seminary

1992: Spirituality and Philosophy (Seminarian) - St. Mary’s Major Seminary

1991: KCSE - St. Joseph’s Seminary, Molo

1987: KCPE - Turi Sulgwita Primary School

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
  • Logic, Metaphysics, Ethics, Theology
WORK EXPERIENCE

14th Dec 2020-Date: A.g Director Student Welfare; Egerton University

2018 to Date: Chaplain at St. Augustine Egerton University Njoro.

September 2017 to Date: Lecturer, Department of Philosophy History and Religion, Egerton University

2013 to 2017: Parish Priest and Administrator of St. Peters Catholic School Lanet.

2013 to 2017: Chairman of Department of Social Sciences, Kisii University

2013 to 2017: Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, Kisii University

2012: Part-time Lecturer, Regina Pacis University College (Catholic University of Eastern Africa)

2011 to 2013: Part-time Lecturer, Moi University

2010 to 2013: Part-time Lecturer, Mount Kenya University

2009 to 2012: Part-time Lecturer, Catholic University of Eastern Africa

2009 to 2012: Part-time Lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (Karen Kampus)

2004 to 2007: Parish priest of Holy Cross Mogotio and Administrator of Christ the King secondary school Mogotio.

2001 to 2003: Rector, St. Joseph’s Seminary Molo

1996 to 1997: Teacher, St. Joseph’s Seminary Molo

KEY PROJECTS

2009 to 2012: The Concept of Person in Africa: A Philosophical Analysis (PhD Research)

2007 to 2009: Martin Buber’s I-Thou Relationship: A Reflection on Inter Subjective Reality in Kenya.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Ogwora E T, Njuguna G. K, Nyamwaka E, Ondimo P (2013) Critical understanding of John Dewey’s Progressive Theory a Solution to Problems Facing Education System in Kenya. International Knowledge sharing Platform Journal and Books hosting- conference workshops solution vol3, no9(2013)
  2. Ogwora E T, Njuguna G. K,Nyamwaka E, Nyakan B(2013) Philosophy as the key Instrument in Establishing Curriculum Educational Policy, Objections, Goals of Education, Vision and Mission of Education vol4 no 11(2013)
  3. Masomi K R, Ogwora E, Njuguna G. K (2017)An Assessment of the Techniques used in Eradicating FGM in Gesima Division, Nyamira County, Kenya. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary Impact Factor 4483 ISSN 2320 Vol. 5 Issue 10 November 2017
  4. Njuguna G. K. A Critique of the Consequences of Priority of the Individual over the Community in the Contemporary African Context. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. Vol. 9, No. 2, February 2019. DOI: 10.30845/ijhss.v9n2p9
  5. Njuguna G. K. Understanding the Different Facets of the Human Person. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. Vol. 9. No. 4, April 2019. DOI: 10.30845/ijhss.v9n4p20
  6. Njuguna G. K. The Individual’s Identity in the African Community. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 9, No. 4, April 2019DOI: 10.30845/ijhss.v9n4p16
  7. Njuguna G. K. African Mode of Thought and its Implications. The International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 7, July 2019. DOI: 10.30845/ijhss.v9n2p9   
  8. Njuguna G. K. Ethical Dilemmas for Health Workers in the Period of Covid-19: A Kenya’s  Experience. The International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 8, No. 11, November 2020. DOI10.24940/theijhss/2020/v8/i11/HS2011-055

  9. Njuguna G. K. The Catholic Church Response to the Reproductive Healthcare Bill: The Kenya Experience. The International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences.  Vol. 8, No. 9, September 2020. DOI10.24940/theijhss/2020/v8/i9/HS2009-028
TEACHING AREAS
  • African Philosophy
  • Logic
  • Political Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Metaphysics
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :

COMPLETED SUPERVISION OF  MASTERS STUDENTS

  1. Ateka K. Isabella (2016). Factors Influencing the Use of ICT for Evangelism. A Case of the SDA Church, Tombe Station, Nyamira County, Kenya
  2. Mosomi Kemuma F. Ruth (2016). Techniques of Eradicationg Female Genital Mutilation. A Case of Adventist Church in Gesima Division, Nyamira County
  3. Nyakerario Omote L, (2016) Influence of Church Teachings on Premarital Sex Attitude and Behaviour among the Adventist Youth in Gachuba Ward Nyamira County.
  4. Aurah M. Fredrick, (2015) Top-Down Community Policing on Security Enhancement in Kisii, Nyamache Sub-County, Kenya.

 

ON-GOING SUPERVISION OF MASTERS STUDENTS

  1. Obiero Gisore Francis: An Investigation into Probable Factors that Led to a Spiral of Silence in Parents on Learners under Achievements in West Pokot County.
  2. Mwangi S. K: A Critical Analysis to Public University Students Protest in Selected University in Kenya.
  3. Wanyange Peter: The Relationship Between Psychological Challenges and Work Morale of Administration Police Officers in Kisii County Kenya
  4. Willy Kimuti Chumo Korir: Negative Ethnicity: Ideological Basis for Ethnic Conflicts on the Nandi - Kisumu Border, Kenya.
  5. Osoro Omangi Hephone: An Inquiry into Termination of Human Life: The Case of Euthanasia in Christian Theology.
  6. Boiwo Victor:  Effects of Cooperative Learning Strategy on Student’s Academic Achievement and Motivation to Learn History and Government in Co-educational Secondary Schools in Baringo County, Kenya.
  7. Kirui Christine Chepkorir Chelimo: Influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Psychosocial Wellbeing in Adulthood among Students in Egerton University, Kenya.
  8. Maina Paul Mwaniki : Christianization of Male Circumcision: A Case of Roman Catholic Church in Njoro Sub- county, Nakuru County, Kenya.
  9. Gicuru Alice Mukami: The Psychological, Economic, Academic and Social Effects of Separation and Divorce on Children and its Implications for Counselling among Public University Students in Kenya.
REFEREES

Rev. Dr. John Muhenda,PhD
Priest, Catholic
Head of Philosophy Department,
Catholic University of Eastern Africa,
P. O. Box 62157 – 00200, Nairobi
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Rev. Prof. Fr. Stephen Mbugua, PhD
Priest, Catholic Diocese of Nakuru
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology Counseling and Educational Foundations, Egerton University (On Leave of Absence)
Vice Chancellor, Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya).
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Dr. Owen Ngumi, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology Counseling and Educational Foundations, Egerton University
P.O Box 536-20115, Egerton
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