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Environmental Studies & Community Development


1. Location
Department is housed in the 844 Block; Ground floor, Rooms 38 and 39, along Church Road

2. Contacts
The Chairman, Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development
Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya; Tel. (+254-2) 810901-19 ext. 57220; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3. Linkages, Collaborations and Partnerships

  • Nationally, the department has good working relationships particularly through practicum opportunities with key stakeholders involved in environmental issues and community development in the country, such as: NEMA, Kenya Wildlife Services, NGOs.
  • Externally, the department is a key link of the University to the Horn of Africa Regional Environmental Network (HoA-REN).
  • The department is finalising arrangements to jointly run a Masters Degree Program in Sustainable Urban Communities with United Nations University, University of Nairobi, Stellenbosch University, UNEP and UN Habitat.

4. Research:
Academic Staff are involved in various research projects indicated in their individual profiles.

5. Departmental Specialisation and Branding

  • The department’s specialization is: “Integrating Communities and their Environment for Sustainable Livelihoods”.
  • In addition to formal employment in government, civil society and private sector, the department empowers its graduates for self employment and job creation in accordance with Kenya’s Vision 2030

Courses Offered

1. Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Community Development)
Admission Criteria

  1. Applicants must have a mean grade of (C+) in KSCE or its equivalent with at least C+ in any three of the following subjects: Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History and Government, Home Science and Agriculture.
  2. Candidates with C Plain must have a Diploma of at least Credit Pass in a field of study related to the Environment and Community Development.
  3. A-level candidates must have at least 2 Principals in a relevant cluster subject above

2. Masters of Environmental Studies (Community Development) for both Regular and Institutional-Based Programmes.

Admission Criteria
Applicants must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. At least a Second Class Honours (Upper Second) Degree in Environmental Studies and related disciplines such as Geography, Natural Resources Management, Agricultural Sciences, Biological and Physical Sciences, Urban & Regional Planning, Development Studies from Kenyatta University or any other recognized university.
  2. A Lower Second Class (Lower Second) Degree in the above disciplines with at least two years of relevant experience after the first degree in areas related to Environment and Development.

3. PhD Studies
Applicants must have a master’s degree in Environmental Studies and related areas from recognised institutions of higher learning. Admission takes place annually in September.

 

Names and Contacts

Qualification

Designation

Specialisation

1.

Dr. Dorcas B Otieno
+254-722-777734
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B Ed., M Ed., PhD

Senior Lecturer

Environmental Education & Ethics

2.

Dr. Jane W Mutinda
+254-722-638454
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B Ed., M. Ed., PhD

Lecturer

Gender, Environmental Studies & Com Development

3.

Mr. Peter Abwao
+254-724-635832
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BSc., MSc

Lecturer

Hydrology and Water Resources Management

4

Dr. Stephen Nyaga
+254-722-778930
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BSc, MA, PhD

Senior Lecturer

Environmental Ethics & Philosophy

5.

Dr. Fuchaka Waswa
+254-723-580126
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BSc., MSc., PhD

Senior Lecturer

Agricultural Land & Water Management

6

Dr. Joseph K Muriithi
+254-722-260560
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PhD

Lecturer

Rural Sociology, Community Development & Conservation

7

Dr. Samuel Ochola
+254-716-607814
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BSc., MSc., PhD

Lecturer

Disasters and Early Warning Systems

8

Mr Joseph Kurauka
+254-720-851435
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B. Env S (CD), M. Env S (SC)

Tutorial Fellow

Environmental Studies& Community Development

9

Mr. Stephen C. Wairuru
+254-722-973144
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B. Env S (CD), M. Env S (CD)

Tutorial Fellow

Environmental Studies, Conflicts & Community Development

10

Mr. Felix Mingate
+254-721-351892
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BA., MSc (EPM)

Tutorial Fellow

Environmental Planning & Management

11.

Ms. Jackline Kariithi
+254-726355500
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BSc., MSc.

Tutorial Fellow

Environmental Management

12.

Mr. Simon W Mburu
+254-714355459
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BA., MSc

Tutorial Fellow

Population Studies and Sociology

   

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