Rispah Wepukhulu Namasaka

Dr. Rispah Wepukhulu Namasaka

Name: Dr. Rispah Wepukhulu Namasaka

Dean Faculty of Education and Social Sciences

Contact details:

E-mail: rwepukhulu@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

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Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
 Doctor of Philosophy ( D. PHIL)
Moi University , Kenya, 1999 – 2001Master of Philosophy ( M.PHIL)
Moi University , Kenya, 1989 – 1993B. ED (Arts)

Field of Specialization

  • Educational Communication and Technology (Religious Studies and Ethics)

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Kenya National Academy of Sciences
  • Forum for African Women Educationists (Kenya)
  • Kenya Guidance Counselling Psychological Association
  • Kenya Association of Educational Administration and Management (KAEAM)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
21st September 2018 to dateCommission for University EducationCEO, Commission for University EducationPeer ReviewerReview academic programmes and evaluate institutional infrastructure
November 2015 to DateCOD Social Sciences and DVC (ASA)Senior Lecturer and Dean FESSTeaching, mentorship, Research and administration
1st December 2013Kibabii University College, Bungoma KenyaCOD Social Sciences and Deputy Principal (ARE)Senior LecturerTeaching, mentorship, Research and administration
1st March 2010 – June 2013Masinde Muliro University of Science and TechnologyCOD Social Sciences EducationLecturer and Hostel WardenTeaching, mentorship, Research, Guidance and Counselling and administration
May 2008 – February 2010May 2008 – February 2010Principal Bilibili Secondary SchoolSenior Principal Graduate Teacher and deputy PrincipalTeaching, Assessment, mentorship, Guidance and Counselling, discipline and administration

Professional Research Interest

  • Emerging Religious and Ethical issues
  • Trends in Education

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
2018Thematic LeaderTraining of research assistants, data collection and analysis300,000.00

Consultancy

YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
2018ConsultantFacilitatorCounty Government of Bungoma ECDE Training Unit663,000.00
2014MemberDevelopment of tools for Field data collection and analysisEmpirical Study on the State of Primary and Secondary Schools Performance in Bungoma County

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

  • Rop Naaman and Rispa Wepukhulu 2015. African Traditional Religion: An Introducction. EANSO Publishers. ISBN – 13: 9781515213475
  • Rop Naaman and Rispa Wepukhulu 2019. Introduction to Philosophy of Religion. EANSO Publishers. ISBN 10: 151521347-1
  • Rispah Wepukhulu 2019. Introduction to the study of Religion. Module Under press.

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

  1. Nasaba Christabel Wanyama, Ezekiel Musembe Kasiera, Risper Namasaka Wepukhulu. 2018. Strategies used by Victory Outreach Church in Alleviation of Poverty among the People of Bungoma County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 23 (5) ver.1. 35 – 42.
  2. Nasaba Christabel Wanyama, Risper Namasaka Wepukhulu, Ezekiel Musembe Kasiera. 2018. Causes and Manifestations of Poverty among the people of Bungoma Cunty, Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies. 5 (3).
  3. Gladys Kerubo Ragira, Rispah N. Wepukhulu, Savala Angeline 2017. Role of Youth in the Church. Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 22, Issue 12, Ver. 2 (December. 2017) PP 49-52. e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845.
  4. Gladys Kerubo Ragira, Rispah N. Wepukhulu, Savala Angeline 2017. A Review on Youth Ministry in the Church. Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 22, Issue 12, Ver. 6 (December. 2017) PP 65-68 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845.
  5. George Okumu Achar, Rispah N. Wepukhulu, Angeline Savala 2017. The Causes and Effects of Conflict between Luo-Maasai Communities of Ogwedhi-Sigawa, Kenya. The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies (ISSN 2321 – 9203). Vol 5 Issue 10. Pg. 340 -344.
  6. George Okumu Achar, Rispah N. Wepukhulu, Angeline Savala. 2017. The Traditional Integrated Ways of Conflict Resolution between the Luo-Maasai Communities, Kenya. The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies (ISSN 2321 – 9203). Vol 5 Issue 10. Pg. 186 -189
  7. Ngeiywo T.K and Wepukhulu R (2017): The Pokot world view as an impediment to the spread of Christianity among the Pokot People. Journal of Philosophy Culture and Religion. Vol.5, No.7, pp.59-76,.
  8. Ngeiywo T.K and Wepukhulu R (2017). Missionary work in Kenya: An evaluation of the spread of Christianity in West Pokot County. Journal of Philosophy Culture and Religion. Vol.30, 2017
  9. Ochieng Ahaya and Rispah N. Wepukhulu (2017). Taboo and Secular Education: The Engagement towards Environmental Conservation in Africa. African Journal of Education and Social Sciences (AJESS). 2 : 163- 178
  10. Rispah N. Wepukhulu and Purity N. Namasaka (2017). Ethical Leadership: A Theoretical Analysis of Kenyan Ethical Climate. African Journal of Education and Social Sciences (AJESS). 2 : 163- 178
  11. Rispah Wepukhulu and Irene Simiyu 2016. Teaching Practice as internship. African Journal of Education and Social Sciences (AJESS). 1 : 163- 178
  12. Risper Wepukhulu, Joseph otunga and Sarah Likoko. 2016. Forgotten leaders? The leadership role ad workload of directors of studies (DOS) in Secondary Schools in Teso north Sub County, Kenya. International Journal of science and research, 5: (10) 1204-1209
  13. Lilian Amutabi and Risper Wepukhulu. 2016. Reading research among Children. International Journal of Science and Research, 5: (10) 1210-1214
  14. Christine Julie Nabwire, Micah Chepchieng, Aggrey Sindabi, Risper Wepukhulu 2015.Types of Conflicts that Require Management by Pastoral Counseling in the Mainstream and Pentecostal Churches in Nakuru County of Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) 4 (5), 2885-2890

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