PROFESSION

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PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Association of Tourism and Leisure Studies
  • Africa and America Institute Membership
  • Claude Ake Scholars Association
  • Association of African Studies
  • International Geographical Union

OTHER PROFESSIONAL DUTIES

  •         Chairman (1999 – 2008), Moi University, Department of Tourism Curriculum Development Committee.
  •         External Examiner (1999 - 2004), Makerere University, Department of Tourism.
  •         Associate Editor (1998 - Present), Journal of East Africa Natural Resources.
  •         Supervisor (1995 - Present), several Senior Undergraduate Research Projects in the area of Tourism Studies. 
  •         Training in Problem Based Learning (PBL) (June, 1999). Attended a two weeks’ training session on PBL at the Institute for Service Management, Netherlands.
  •         Coordinator (2000 - Present), Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS), Africa Chapter.
  •         Member of the Scientific Committee, ATLAS Conference, “Development of Cultural Tourism in Africa: New Strategies for the New Millennium,” (Whitesands Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya, December 13th - 17th, 2000).
  •         Member (2000 - Present) - WICE, Worldwide Leisure & Recreation Faculty Network, Centre for Tourism, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Wageningen University, the Netherlands.
  •         Member (2001) - Moi University Senate AD-HOC Committee on Harmonization of Curricula and the Establishment of Business School at the University.
  •         Member of the Scientific Committee, 2nd Annual ATLAS Africa Conference, “Community Tourism: Options for the Future, Arusha, Tanzania, February, 21st - 23rd 2003.
  •         Visiting Professor (January - February 2003), Centre for Tourism, Recreation and Leisure Studies. WICE Programme, M. Sc. Leisure and Environment. Wageningen University, the Netherlands.
  •         Visiting Professor (January - February 2004). Centre for Tourism, Recreation and Leisure Studies. WICE Programme, M. Sc. Leisure and Environment. Wageningen University, the Netherlands.
  •         Coordinator, Postgraduate Programme (2004 – Present) Department of Tourism and Tour Operations Management.
  •         External Examiner (2003 – Present) Department of Wildlife and Tourism Management, University of Nairobi.
  •         Board Member (2004 – Present), International Geographical Union.
  •         Chief Editor (2005), African Journal of Business and Economics.
  •         Member of the Scientific Committee, ATLAS Conference, “Tourism and Contested Landscapes,” (held in Whitesands Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya, (February 15th - 18th, 2006).