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ALESO SALOME WANGAMATI (PhD)

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Addresses:    Kisii University

    Coordinator Postgraduate Programmes

    Nairobi Campus

    P. O. Box 408 40200

    KISII

   

    OR

   

        P. O. Box 19846 00100

        NAIROBI

 

Cell phone:     0721-883024

 

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

2008 – 2012    PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies   

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Thesis – Culture and Gender Mainstreaming in Peacebuilding with Specific Reference to the Sabaot Community of Mt. Elgon County, Kenya

               

2002 – 2005              Master of Education (M.Ed) in Guidance and Counseling

                Egerton University

 

1990 – 1994            Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) (Arts)        

Kenyatta University: Second class Honours Upper Division

 

1988 – 1989            Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education    (KACE)

Moi Girls’ Eldoret: 3 Prinicples

 

1984 - 1987            Kenya Certificate of     Education (KCE)

Cardinal Otunga Girls’ Secondary:  Division II (23 Points)

                               

RELEVANT COMPETENCIES

  • Research Writing and Presentation Skills

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Computing Skills



PUBLICATIONS

 

Book Chapters

Aleso Wangamati (2013), “Women and Property Rights among the Sabaot of Mount Elgon District: Perspectives from the Grassroots” Chapter 12. ISBN: 978-9966-015-63-1 in Politics, Governance and Development in Africa: Retrospection of Fifty Years of Self Rule. Edited by Amutabi Maurice

 

Aleso Wangamati (2013), “Challenges of Mainstreaming Gender in Peace Building Efforts in Kenya: A case of the Sabaot community of Mt. Elgon District of Kenya” Chapter 39. ISBN 978996015655 in Studies in Culture, Gender and Education in Africa Edited by Amutabi Maurice

 

Journal Articles

Wangamati Salome Aleso and Amutabi N. Maurice (2014), Literacy and Popular Education in Peace Building in Kenya: Opportunities and Prospects. International Journal of Literacy and Development. Vol 1 No. 1, pp127-136, April/May/June 2014. ISSN:2312-4938. Association of Reading of Kenya: Nairobi

 

Wangamati Salome Aleso, Onkware Kennedy, Kassily Janet (2012), Interrogating Culture and Gender Mainstreaming in Peace Building among the Sabaot Community of Mt. Elgon County of Kenya. International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction (IJDMRR): Volume 4 Issue 2, November 2012; pp 32-55. ISSN: 1992-2744

http://www.ijdmrr.net  http://www.admcrk.org/journal/

 

Book Review - Kenya Studies Review Full issue, Volume 3, No. 3, Fall 2010 Nov 23. ISSN: 2150-5764 (online)

Machira Apollos et, al.  Ed. (2008).  Working for Peace: New thinking for Peace Building.  Nairobi: Centre for Conflict Resolution.  Paperback, 200pp, ISBN 6166c-36-501-2. By Salome Wangamati

 

Training Manual (2011), National Cohesion and Integration: Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs. Kenya. Module 1 and Module 6. ISBN:001

 

Non Academic Article: Women as Agents of Change:  Pacesetter (PACU). Issue No. 18. 2009 Agents of Change

 

RESEARCH CONDUCTED

2012: Culture and Gender Mainstreaming in Peace Building with specific reference to the Sabaot community in Mt. Elgon District of Kenya

2014: Women and Leadership in Kenya: Interrogating the Affirmative Action and its implications in Political Governance

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Aleso Wangamati and Amutabi Maurice (2013) "Literacy, Popular and Civic Education in Peace building in Kenya: Opportunities and Prospects". Paper Presented at The 8th Pan African Reading For All Conference held in Nairobi University, Kenya Science Campus on 29th July to 2nd August, 2013 organized by International Reading Association and Association of Reading Kenya.

Aleso S.Wangamati, “Women and Leadership in Kenya: Interrogating the Affirmative Action and its implications in Political Governance” Paper presented at OSSREA Kenya Chapter National Workshop on “Academic and Policy Workshop” held at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) on August 1, 2013, Langata Campus, Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Aleso Wangamati, “Gender Dynamics in Peace and Conflict in Kenya: Focus on the Sabaot of Mt. Elgon in Bungoma County, Western Kenya” Paper presented at the Second Annual International Conference on Challenges of Development in Africa at The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) on June 26th – 28th, 2013, Langata Campus.

 

Aleso S. Wangamati, “Women and Property Rights among the Sabaot of Mount Elgon District: Perspectives from the Grassroots” Paper presented in a Regional symposium on “Poverty and Human Rights Violation,” held at Lake Naivasha Country Club on September 28th - 30th, 2011 organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Peace (University of Nairobi), in collaboration with the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

 

Aleso S. Wangamati, “Gender Mainstreaming, Conflict and Constitutional Imperatives in Kenya: Case Study of Mt. Elgon”  Paper presented at the BAWAKI-CUEA International conference, held at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, April 27-29, 2011.

 

WORKSHOPS

 

2015 – International Criminal Justice, Reconciliation and Peace in Africa: The ICC and Beyond. Open Forum on Victims at the Center: Victim-Sensitive approaches to redressing gross human rights abuses in Africa

 

2014 -     Joint Writers Workshop on Module Writing held on 2nd to 6th February 2014 by the University of Nairobi at Kenya Wildlife Training Institute, Naivasha

 

2014 - TrustAfrica Early Learning Innovations (ELI) Workshop by TrustAfrica in conjunction with Association of Reading of Kenya held on the 15th to 17th January 2014 at the Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi

 

2013 - OSSREA Faculty Workshop on Research Methodology held on the 9th - 13th September at Moi University, Eldoret



CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

 

  • Developed PhD curriculum on Disaster Management for Kisii University

  • Co-developing a PhD curriculum on Development Studies for St. Paul's University

  • Co-developed a PhD Curriculum on Peace and Conflict Studies for Kisii University

  • Developed a Diploma curriculum on Peace and Conflict studies for St Paul’s University

  • Developed Bachelor of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies) curriculum for St Paul’s University which was submitted to Commission for Higher Education for approval

  • Developed a Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies curriculum for St. Paul's University

 

CONSULTANCY AND TRAININGS   

 

2014 to date    INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY TRAINING CENTRE

    Lead Facilitator

    Training of Trainers Sexual and Gender Based Violence

    Facilitator

  • Engendering the Electoral Process

  • Prevention and Response to Electoral Gender Based Violence

  • Psychological Impact and Trauma of Sexual and Gender Based Violence: A Survivor-Centered Approach

  • Conflict Analysis: The Eastern Africa Perspective

 

2011    Consultancy on National Cohesion for Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs in conjunction with UNDP and thereafter development of the Manual on National Cohesion

 

2011        Consultancy on Gender Mainstreaming for PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute. July 2011

 

2010       Training on Participatory Communication, Empowerment and National Cohesion Status in Kenya for Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs

 

POSTGRADUATE THESIS SUPERVISION

 

PhD

 

Petronila Andiba Otuya (2014). Gender Violence and Students Performance in Tertiary Education Institutions in Kenya: Special Reference to Kakamega County: Kisii University

Ann Andayi Sande (2014). Child Labour and Sustainable Community Development in Kenya: Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega and Busia Counties: Kisii University

 

MASTERS Degree

 

Donald Nyamweya Kebabe (2014). Effects of Population Density on Household Livelihoods in Kisii County: A Case Study of Amasege Area, Nyaribari Masaba Sub County: St Paul’s University

 

Mercy Nyaga (2014). Effect of Clergy/Laity Conflict on the Church Growth in the A.C.K Diocese of Nairobi County, Kenya

 

William W. A. Onyango (2014). Urban Parks and Socio-Economic Development: A Case Study of Kisumu County, Kenya: Catholic University of Eastern Africa

 

Ndemo Ronald (2014). The Effects of Street Hawking on Urban Renewal in Kenya: Case Study of Nairobi Central Business District: Catholic University of Eastern Africa

 

James P. Angualia (2014). An assessment of Catholic Women Association in Empowerment of Households in Uganda: Case of Arua Catholic Diocese: Catholic University of Eastern Africa

 

Esther Mutie Koki (2013). Assessment of the Effect of Social Capital on Youth Empowerment in Mwingi West District, Kenya: St. Paul’s University

 

Maurice Okinyi Odera (2012). An Assessment of the Effect of Post Election Violence on Selected Social Amenities:   The Case of Mathare Slums, in Nairobi County, Kenya

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

 

  • Certified Life Coach

  • Counselor Supervisor

  • Narrative Therapist



PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS MEMBERSHIP

 

  • Kenya Association of Counselors (KCA)

  • Association of Reading of Kenya (ARK)

 

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP

International Journal of Literacy and Development

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE

 

2014 to date        KISII UNIVERSITY – NAIROBI CAMPUS

Designation        Coordinator Postgraduate Programmes and Lecturer

 

Responsibilities    Facilitation of proposal/thesis presentations and defenses

            Organizing for seminars and workshops

            Supervision of Thesis

            Internal Examination of Thesis

General administrative duties for postgraduate office

 

Courses        Seminar in Peace and Conflict Studies

            Politics of Peace Building

            Gender and Development

            Academic Writing

            Critical Thinking

            Advanced Research Methodology

 

2011 - 2014:        ST PAUL’S UNIVERSITY

           

Designation        Lecturer

 

Courses Taught    Research Methodology

            Approaches to Conflict Transformation

            Leadership and Conflict Transformation

            Peace Building and Conflict Transformation

           

 

Responsibilities    Faculty Research Coordinator

            Faculty Coordinator - Nairobi Campus

 

2013            CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN AFRICA (CUEA)

Designation        Part time Lecturer (Post Graduate Class)

 

Course taught:        Gender and Development

            Rural Development

            Development Management Theory

            Research Methodology

           

2010 to 2013:       MASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (NAIROBI CAMPUS)

Designation    Part time Lecturer (Post Graduate Class) – Nairobi Campus

 

Courses Taught:    Advanced Research Methods

Conflict and Team work in Disaster Operations

            Girl Child and Gender Issues in Development

            Conflict Resolution Strategies

 

2008 to 2011        PAN AFRICA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY

 

Designation:        Lecturer and HOD - Counseling Psychology

           

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

 

  • Developed a diploma curriculum on Peace and Conflict studies for St Paul’s University

  • Developed Bachelor of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies) curriculum for St Paul’s University which was submitted to Commission for Higher Education for approval

  • Developed Bachelor of Psychology curriculum together with a colleague for Catholic University of East Africa which was submitted to Commission of Higher Education for approval

 

2007 - 2008    KENYA SCIENCE TEACHERS COLLEGE

 

Designation:   Senior Lecturer – Education Department

 

2005 to 2007    KAREN TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF

 

Designation:  Senior Lecturer and School Counselor

 

1994 – 2002:    KINYANJUI TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE

 

Designation:  Lecturer

 

Other Duties

2001 – 2002:  Dean of Students

 

2000 – 2001:  Chairperson Staff Welfare

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Member of the organizing committee for International Reading Association for the 8th Pan African Reading For All Conference to be held in Nairobi University, Kenya Science Campus on 29th July to 2nd August, 2013

  • Peer Reviewer for selected journals

  • Chair for research clinics within the department at university

  • Moderator in university conferences

  • Motivational speaking, mentoring, counseling and coaching

  • Commentator on social and psychological issues on National Television Station – K24

REFEREES

 

Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi (PhD),
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)
Kisii University

P. O. Box 408 - 40200

KISII,  KENYA

Cell: 0700744545

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www.kisiiuniversity.ac.ke

 

Hellen Inyega (PhD)

University of Nairobi

Kenya Science Campus

P O Box 30596 00100

NAIROBI

Tel:0728515058

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George Mose (PhD)

Coordinator
Kisii University (Nairobi Campus)

P. O.  Box 408 – 40200

KISII, KENYA

Cell:0723467428

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