Dr. Joseph Juma Musungu

Name: Dr. Joseph Juma Musungu, PhD

Contact details:

E-mail: jmusungu@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
2012-2016, University of NairobiDoctor of Philosophy in Literature
2002-2005, Kenyatta UniversityMaster of Arts in Literature
1997-2001, Kenyatta UniversityBED (Arts)

Field of Specialization

Oral literature

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • 2011 to date – Member of the board Kenya Oral Literature Association (KOLA)

Work Experience

  • 2013 to date- Lecturer, Kibabii University
  • 2011 to 2013- Assistant Lecturer (St. Augustine University of Tanzania)
  • 2009 to 2010- Part time Assistant Lecturer (Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Professional Research Interest

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

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Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Guide Notes to The River Between by Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Top Grade publishers, 2009.
  2. Interrogating the Place of the Weak in Bukusu Oral Narratives: the symbolic representation, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011-978-8465-5675-7, 2011.
  3. The Power of Art in Cultivating Peaceful Communal Coexistence: A Case of Bukusu Aphorisms, A Research Paper in Greener Journal of Social Sciences. Vol 3 (6): (299-305) ISSN: 2276-7800, 2013.
  4. J. Musungu and B. Nyongesa. Guide Notes to The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera: Top Grade Publishers, 2012
  5. J. Musungu and M. Makokha. Listening Skills. A Book Chapter in Communication Skills in Institutions of Higher Learning. Chapter Two: 17-34. ISBN 978-9966-1829-2-0, 2015
  6. J. Musungu and E. Wamalwa. Themes in East African Literature Since Independence: A Critical Review of Major Playwrights. A Research Paper in International Journal of Professional Practice, 2017.