Literacies, bilingualism, and language planning
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Rhodes University (South Africa), 2016
- Master of Arts (MA), Kenyatta University (Nairobi), 2010
- Bachelor of Education (B.Ed), Maseno University (Kisumu), 2004
- PGD Human Resource Management, Kenya Institute of Management (Nairobi), 2010
Other Credentials/Recognitions & Awards
- Ph.D Best Researcher Award for 2016: Awarded by the African Language Association of Southern Africa (ALASA). ALASA in association with National Inquiry Services Centre (NISC-a publisher of premier African scholarly research products that promote African scholarship to a global academic audience), Routledge, and Taylor and Francis Group publish the South African Journal of African Languages, a peer-refereed international research journal.
- Post-doctoral Fellow Award 2016: Awarded by Rhodes University and the National Research Foundation (NRF) to work/conduct research at Rhodes University.
Current Professional/Scientific Interests, Memberships, and Activities:
- Conducting research on diverse aspects on Language and Society in Kenya
- Member, African Language Association of Southern Africa (ALASA)
- Member, Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA)
- Member, Adventist Campus Associates (ACA)
Research, Scholarly, Professional and Scientific Activities
- Two published articles
- Two revised articles
- Two articles under review
- Two co-authored high school-level publications
- ordic Journal of African Studies
- International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
- 2019, Mose Peter&Kaschula Russell. Taylor and Francis. Developing mother tongues as academic languages in primary schools in Kenya: Exploring extent and indispensability. Journal of Language, Identity, and Education.
- 2019, Mose Peter, Kaschula Russell. Emerald. International book donors and public libraries as partners in primary school literacy development in Kenya: Literacy prospects and obstacles. Library Management.
- 2019, Mose Peter, Taylor and Francis. Bilingualizing linguistically homogeneous classrooms in Kenya: Implications on policy, second language learning, and literacy. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. doi:10.1080/13670050.2016.1268567.
- 2018, Mose Peter, University of California Press. Multilingualism and first language maintenance: Nubian Language speakers in western Kenya. Africology:TheJournal of Pan African Studies 12(14), 248-268.
- 2018, Mose Peter, Emerald. Libraries and user culture: Literacy and development implications. Library Management.
- 2017, Mose Peter, Nordic Africa Research Network Language-in-education policy in Kenya: Intention, interpretation, and implementation.
Nordic Journal of African Studies.
- In press, Mose Peter& Kaschula Russell Nordic Africa Research Network A case for the adoption of Swahili as a language of early school literacy instruction in Ekegusii-speaking areas of western Kenya. Nordic Journal of African Studies.
- In press, Mose Peter,Emerald Public libraries and literacy learning in primary schools in Kenya: A case study.
Library Review (Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication).
- In press, Mose Peter, et al,Oxford University Press. Mother tongue instruction in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and prospects. Oxford University Press.
- In press, Mose Peter & Kaschula Russell,Taylor and Francis Debunking the myth of lack of vocabulary for teaching content knowledge in primary schools: Exploring terminology for science in Ekegusii of Kenya. South African Journal of African Languages.
- Under revision: Mose Peter &Kaschula, Russell, Nordic Africa Research Network. Language preferences in rural areas and radio broadcasts as agents for indigenous language valorization in Kenya. Nordic Journal of African Studies.
- Under review, Mose Peter,University of California Press Possibilities of mother tongues in early child education: A case study of Ekegusii at a private school in Kenya. Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies.
- Under review, Mose, Peter,Taylor and Francis Teacher and student experiences in using English in secondary schools in Kenya: Implications on pedagogy and epistemic access, and a case for bilingual education. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism.
Articles in Conference Proceedings
- 2017, Mose Peter, Kenya Scholars and Studies Association, USA. Devolving the language resource in Kenya: A study of public perceptions. Kenya Studies and Scholars Association 2017 Conference Proceedings, 8th-9th 2017 at Atlanta Marriot Marquis 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 USA.
- 2019:In Press, Mose Peter,et al; One Planet Publishers. Nairobi. Kenya. A Workbook for Understanding Literature for Secondary Schools.
- 2017:Mose Peter, et al; Kenya Literature Bureau. Nairobi. Kenya.
- KLB Visionary English Literacy Activities, Grade One, Learners’ Book.
- KLB Visionary English Literacy Activities, Grade Two, Learners’ Book.
- KLB Visionary English Literacy Activities, Grade Three, Learners’ Book.
- KLB Visionary English Literacy Activities, Grade One, Teachers’ Book.
- KLB Visionary English Literacy Activities, Grade Two, Teachers’ Book.
- KLB Visionary English Literacy Activities, Grade Three, Teachers’ Book.
- 2015: Mose Peter, et al; Kenya Literature Bureau. Nairobi. Kenya. A students’ workbook on Francis Imbuga’s Betrayal in the City.
- 2012: Mose Peter; Africa Herald Publishing House. Kendu-Bay. Kenya. A study guide to When the Sun Goes down and other Stories from Africa and beyond.
- Manuscript Mose Peter A guide to Journal article/book writing and publication (University-book project).
- Manuscript Mose Peter Language in Education in Kenya: A Sociolinguistic Perspective (University-level book project).
- Manuscript Mose Peter Ekegusii in education (Book chapter in Ekegusii Sociolinguistics).
Articles in Edited Publications
- 2019, 23rd May: Mose Peter, “Daily Nation pg. 18”-Kenya Make mother tongue fulcrum of cbc
- 2019,6th April: Mose Peter,“The Saturday Standard”-Kenya Why Teaching in Mother Tongue Should Take Root in Our Schools.
- 2019,20th February: Mose Peter, “The Conversation”-South Africa Why embracing indigenous languages could have major benefits for Kenya".
- 2018, 4th October: Mose Peter, “The Conversation”-South Africa Why it’s good news that Swahili is coming to South African schools".
Physical address: Department of Linguistics and Literature
South Eastern Kenya University
Postal address: P.O. BOX 170-90200, KITUI, KENYA