Kenya Team

Jackline Nyerere

Co-Investigator, Kenya | Kenyatta University

Jackline Nyerere is a Senior Lecturer of Educational Leadership and  Policy at Kenyatta University, Kenya. Her focus is on internationalisation of education, open and flexible learning, and sustainability.  Her recent studies include academic student mobility in Africa, the role of higher education in rural and urban development, and the role of higher education in building a sustainable African Society. She Co-Chairs the Education for Sustainable Development in Africa – Next Generation Research (ESDA-NGR) Network.

Winniejoy Gatwiri

Research Associate | Kenyatta University

Winniejoy Gatwiri Nkonge is a Research Associate for the Transforming Universities for a Changing Climate research project. She is undertaking her PhD studies research on the provision of equality of opportunity through financing of public day secondary schools in Kenya. Previously she has worked as a research assistant in a number of projects both local and international. Her recent project involved data collection, analysis and report writing for a monitoring and learning programme in Somalia.

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Rachel Okinyi

Research Associate | Kenyatta University

Rachel Okinyi is a Research Associate for the Transforming Universities for a Changing Climate Research Project at Kenyatta University. Her masters thesis was on institutional resource utilization and internal efficiency of vocational institutions in Kenya. Rachel has served as a research assistant in a number of projects including the School Related Gender Based Violence among students in Kenya, Nigeria, Jamaica and Malawi, and the Early Childhood Development and health project with the Centre for Research and Innovation East Africa.

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Mwenda Ntarangwi

Country Advisor | Commission for University Education, Kenya

Professor Mwenda Ntarangwi serves as the Secretary and CEO of Commission for University Education in Kenya. He holds a doctorate in anthropology from the University of Illinois, USA, and MA and Bed degrees from Kenyatta University. Ntarangwi has been a scholar teacher and administrator for over three decades.  He is widely published on popular culture, youth, African Christianity, and the practice of anthropology, including forty one journal papers, book chapters and encyclopaedia entries, twenty eight book reviews and opinion pieces and more than one hundred conference papers and keynote speeches around the world.  His most recent (2016) book was 'The Street is my Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya', published by University of Illinois Press.  Prof. Ntarangwi serves on a number of editorial boards for international journals including African Studies Review (US), Dialectical Anthropology (US), On Knowing Humanity Journal (US), The Sociological Quarterly (US) and AFRICA: Journal of the International African Institute (UK).

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