School of Education,Humanities and Social Sciences

FRANCIS MWANGANGI

Educational background

  • 2011 - Ph.D in Linguistics and Languages, University of Nairobi
  • 1996 - M.A. in Swahili Studies, University of Nairobi
  • 1992 - B.Ed (Arts), – Second Class Hons.(Upper Division) University of Nairobi (Kiswahili (major) History (minor))

Professional courses

  • 2001: Early Childhood Education (M.O.E)
  • 2000: PRISM (Primary School Management (M.O.E.)
  • 1997: Research Methodologies in Oral Literature – Kenya Oral Literature Association (KOLA)

working experience

  • TEACHING: 1993- 1994: Taught as a Graduate Teacher in Mulu High School and Machakos Boys‟ High School
  • 2000- 2004: Taught as a Part-time Lecturer (Kiswahili) Department of Linguistics and African Languages, University of Nairobi.
  • ADMINISTRATION: 1998-2004: Worked as Senior Advisor to Schools
  • In-charge of 3 Divisions of Nairobi Province, Kasarani, Embakasi and Kamukunji.
  • Also in-charge of Kiswahili subject in City Education Department, Nairobi City Council.
  • CURRENT POSITION: 2004 – PRESENT: Tutorial Fellow (Kiswahili), Department of Linguistics & Languages, University of Nairobi.

Contribution to Literature

  • 2011: Ph, D – University of Nairobi.Thesis entitles: “An Analysis of the Woman in Gender Role-play Dynamics in Kenyan Kiswahili Drama”
  • 1996: M.A. - University of Nairobi. Thesis entitled: “ Fani katika Tamthilia za Jay Kitsao”
  • 1992: B.Ed (Hons) – University of Nairobi Thesis entitled: “ Al Amin Mazrui Kama Mwandishi wa Ulimwengu wa Tatu‟

Manuscripts awaiting publication

  1. GENDER INTER-RELATIONS IN INDIGENOUS AFRICAN CULTURES: THE FACTS AND MYTHS
  2. GENDER ROLE-PLAY REPRESENTATION IN KENYAN CLASSICAL KISWAHILI LITERATURE – A CRITIQUE

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