School of Education,Humanities and Social Sciences

Prof. Felix Ngunzo Kioli PhD

Profile Summary
Felix Kioli holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Moi University, Kenya, Master of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and, PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Kioli was awarded PhD scholarship by the Indian Council for Cultural Studies, graduated in 2010. He taught in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Maseno University from 1999 to 2016, rising from Tutorial Fellow, Assistant Lecturer , Lecturer and Senior Lecturer. He was Chairman, Department of Sociology and Anthropology (4 years), and Dean, School of Arts and Sciences from February 2014 to October 2016 in Maseno University, Kenya, where he was in charge of 11 Departments, 96 Lecturers and Professors and 38 support staff. Kioli is currently employed as an Associate Professor of Sociology at South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU), Kitui. He holds the position of Director, Board of Postgraduate Studies, SEKU.

Kioli has over 40 publications ( Journal Articles, Chapters in Books and Books).He has been a consultant on Research, Gender, Youth, Family, Social Development and Health issues for several organizations .He is a board member of various economic, social, academic and professional organizations. He is also an agent of the Teachers Service Commission, Kenya and Member of Editorial Advisory Board, East African Journal of Social and Applied Sciences. Kioli has been involved in several joint research projects as well as initiated numerous local and international institutional collaborations. He was a visiting Lecturer for one month (September 2014) to 9 Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland, Europe. He was a visiting Professor to Kyambogo University, Uganda from April – July 2018, and Moshi Cooperative University, Tanzania(April-July 2019),courtesy of IUCEA .He has had several research grants including a Gender book project with OSSREA, Ethiopia in 2012-2014, and lead consultant in the development of National Policy on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Kenya,2016 to 2018. He has also consulted for Konrad Adenneur, PASGR, among others on development and research matters.. Kioli has organized, participated and presented research papers in numerous workshops and conferences in Kenya and Internationally. He has successfully supervised over 40 Post graduate students (Masters and PhD). Through him, several Lecturers as well as Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students have won research grants and participated in international teacher and student exchange programmes, respectively, with partnering institutions. He is Internal and External Examiner of various Universities in East Africa. Kioli has also been an adjunct lecturer to numerous Universities in Kenya as well as reviewed academic programs in Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Criminology for several Universities in East Africa. He is currently a reviewer of University programmes in the Social Sciences with Commission for University Education, Kenya.

Working experience

  • August 2016 to date: Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU)
  • January 2013 to October 2016: Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Maseno University
  • April 2009 to January 2013: Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Maseno University.
  • April 2011 to Dec 2014: Chairman of Department, Sociology and Anthropology, Maseno University

Publications

  1. Kioli, F.N. (2010). The trajectory of ethnic politics in Kenya: Colonial times to the present. International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction, ISSN 1992-2744 VOL.2 NO.2pp.102-119, March 2010
  2. Kioli, F.N.(2010). The Sexual Behaviour of Adolescents among the Akamba People of Kenya. Saarbruken,Germany: Lambert Academic Publishers.
  3. Kioli,F.N.(2011). Cultural diversity in Kenya: historical perspectives and implications. International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction,ISSN 1992-2744 VOL.3 pp.88-112,February,2011.
  4. Onkware,K, Barasa,J.K. and Kioli,F.N. (2011).Kuhn and the Structure of Science: Assessing the Extent to which Khunian Paradigmatic Account of Science is Social. International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, ISSN 2002-988x Vol.3(11),pp.400-406.
  5. Kioli,F.N.,A.Were and K.Onkware (2012).Traditional Perspectives and Control Mechanisms of Adolescent Sexual Behavior in Kenya .International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology,ISSN2006-988x Vol.4(1),pp.1-7.
  6. Kioli F.N.(2012).Euphemism and Family Reticence on Sexuality Matters:Contemporary Adolesceny Dilemma among the Akamba People of Kenya.International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction,ISSN 1992-274 VOL.4 Issue 1,pp 1-16.
  7. Were,R, Kioli,F.N.and Kurgat,S.G.(2012).Sexuality and the Youth with Disabilities in Kenya. American Journal of Sociological Research. Vol2, No.4, October 2012.
  8. Kioli,F.N.(2013). Gender Dilemmas: Challenges Sex Socialization for Adolescents Akamba Families of Machakos District, Kenya . In Insights into Gender Equity, Equality and Power Relations in Sub-Saharan Africa. Addis Ababa: OSSREA
  9. Lydiah Kabole Atetwe, Kennedy Onkware and Felix Kioli Ngunzo.(2013) .Community Attitudes Towards the Elderly in Emuhaya District, Kenya. International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Volume 5 Issue 1, April 2013 ISSN: 1992-2744.
  10. Kioli,F.N/(2013).Ethnicity: The Legacy of Kenyan Politics from Colonial to Post – colonial Era. Maseno University Journal. ISSN 2075-7654 Vol.1, pp.41-56.
  11. Atetwe Lydiah Kabole,Felix Ngunzo Kioli, Kennedy Onkware (2013). The SocialContext of Abuse of Elderly People in Emuhaya District, Kenya. Sociology and Anthropology 1(2): 76-86, 2013 http://www.hrpub.org DOI: 10.13189/sa.2013
  12. Isaiah Okuthe,Felix Ngunzo Kioli and Paul Abuom(2013).Socio economic Determinants of Adoption of Integrated Natural Resource Management Technologies by Small Scale Farmers:Evidence from Western Kenya. Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences.ISSN 2041-0492.Vol.5 Issue 09,pp.481-496
  13. Were,R.,Kioli, F.N.,Onkware,K.,Onyango,E,Kurgat,G.S .and Ouma, C(2013).Factors in the management of feeding in nursery school children as perceived by their mothers in rural Bondo County, Kenya.BMC International Health and Human Right.1347 ISSN1472-698X/13/47,pp 1-6.
  14. Isaiah Okuthe,Felix Ngunzo Kioli and Paul Abuom(2013).Socio Cultural Determinants of Adoption of Integrated Natural Resource Management Technologies by Small Scale Farmers:Evidence from Western Kenya. Current Research Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2041-3238.5(6):203-218.
  15. Were,R and Kioli,F.N. (2013).Voicing the Concerns: The Abuse of Children with Disabilities in Special Primary Schools in Rural Kenya. International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction. ISSN 1992-2744.Vol 5 Issue 2:41-50
  16. Kioli, F.N. (2013). Ethnicity: The Jinx of Kenyan Politics and Economic Development. In Citizen Participation in Decision Making: Towards Inclusive Development in Kenya, ed. Kimani Njogu, pp. 67-87.Nairobi:Twaweza Communications.
  17. Oino,P.G. and Kioli .F.N (2014). Ethnicity and Social Inequality: A Source of Under Development in Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research.ISSN 2319-7064.Vol .3. Issue 4: 723-729
  18. Peter Oino,Geofrey Towett and Felix Ngunzo Kioli.(2014). Patterns and Dynamics of Psychoactive Substance Use among Street Children in Eldoret Municipality, Kenya. International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research ISSN 2351-8014 Vol. 7 No. 2 Aug. 2014, pp. 163-170
  19. Wasonga,J.,Charles Olango and Felix Kioli. (2014).Improving Households Knowledge and Attitude on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Practices through School Health Programme in Nyakach, Kisumu County in Western Kenya. Journal of Anthropology, Vol 2014(2014),Article 10,958481.http//dx.dor.org.Nov.2014.
  20. Rosh Allan Were, Felix Ngunzo Kioli, Sussy Gumo Kurgat.(2014). Hidden Shame: Sexual Abuse Against Children with Physical Disabilities in Rural Kenya. International Journal of Applied Sociologyp-ISSN: 2169-9704 e-ISSN: 2169-97392014(3): 82-87 doi:10.5923/j.ijas.2014 0403.03.
  21. Kioli,F.N., Peter Oino and Sussy Gumo (2015).Fallacious Sexuality Knowledge and Its Implications among the Akamba Adolescents in Machakos County, Kenya. Maseno University Journal.Vol.1 2015.ISSN 2075-7654,pp 68-81.
  22. Agache,O, Felix Kioli and Nyambedha,E.O.(2015).Factors Influencing Sexual Practices of Widows Living with HIV and AIDS in Kondele Location, Kisumu Municipa;ity. Maseno University Journal.Vol.1 2015.ISSN 2075-7654,pp 192-207
  23. Onyango,G.O.,Felix Kioli and Erick Nyambedha (2015).Challenges of School Re-entry among Teenage Mothers in Primary Schools in Muhoroni District, Western Kenya. Electronic copy available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2546761
  24. Agache,O, Felix Kioli and Nyambedha,E.O.(2015).Sexual Practices of Widows Living with HIV and AIDS in Kisumu, Kenya. Saarbruken,Germany: Lambert Academic Publishers.
  25. Emmanuel, M., Felix Kioli and Azariah Mulemi (2015). Household Perception of Ethnic Material Culture in Socio-economic Enterprises in Kanoni and Engari-sya Sub-counties of Kiruhura District, S.W.Uganda. Sociology and Anthropology 3(8): 371-378, 2015. DOI: 10.13189/sa.2015.030801.
  26. Omukaga O. P., Jacob W. Wakhungu and Felix Ngunzo Kioli (2015). Homeowners’ Environmental Attitude and Onset of Flooding In Mavoko Peri-Urban Settlement of Nairobi Metropolis, Kenya. International Journal of Thesis Projects and Dissertations (IJTPD) Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp: (81-99), Month: July September 2015, Available at: www.researchpublish.com.
  27. Omukaga O. P., Jacob W. Wakhungu and Felix Ngunzo Kioli (2015). Homeowners’ Environmental Attitude and Humaniterian Support During Flooding in the Mavoko Peri-urban Settlements of Nairobi Metropolis, Kenya. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Research, Vol. 3. No.4. 2015. ISSN 2309-3218, Available at: www.multidisciplinaryjournals.com.
  28. Emmanuel, E., Felix Kioli and Benson Mulemi (2015). Healed and Crippled: The Effects of Global Medicine on African Indigenous Team and Care. Journalism and Communication. Volume 5 Number9, September 2015 (Serial Number 48) PP 470-480.
  29. Omukaga O. P., Jacob W. Wakhungu and Felix Ngunzo Kioli (2015). Homeowners’ Environmental Attitude and Effect of Flooding on Households in the Mavoko Peri-urban Settlements of Nairobi Metropolis, Kenya. International Journal of Thesis Projects and Dissertations (IJTPD) Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp: (1-21), Month: October - December 2015, Available at: www.researchpublish.com.
  30. Omukaga O. P., Jacob W. Wakhungu and Felix Ngunzo Kioli (2015). Enhancing Household Resonse to Flooding in Mavoko Peri-urban Settlements of Nairobi Metropolis, Kenya. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic ResearchVol. 3, No. 4, 2015 ISSN 2309-3218,pp 36-55.
  31. Onyango,G.O.,Felix Kioli and E.Nyambedha (2015).Implementation Gaps in Reentry Policy in Primary Schools in Kenya,The Case of Muhoroni sub-County,Kisumu County,Western Kenya.Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science ,ISSN No.2454-1834,Vol.6,Issue1,pp10-18.
  32. Emmanuel, E., Felix Kioli and Benson Mulemi (2016). Contribution of Ethnic Material Culture to Household Socio-economic Agricultural Enterprises in Kanoni and Engari-sya Sub-counties of Kiruhura District, S.W. Uganda. Online Journal of African Affairs, ISSN 2346-7479,Vol.5,pp 1-7;2016.Avalable at:www.onlineresearchjournal.org/jaa
  33. Mitema,M.A, Kioli,F.N. & Ojwang,B. (2016).The Implication of Socio-Economic Characteristics of the Farmers on their Level of Participation in Rice Irrigation Management for sustainable household food security in Kisumu County, Kenya. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences www.iiste.org ISSN (Paper)2224-5766 ISSN (Online)2225-0484 (Online) Vol.6, No.10, 2016
  34. Mutungi,E. ,Kioli,F.N. & Mulemi,B.A. (2016).Contribution of Ethnic Material Culture to Household Socio-economic Agricultural Enterprises in Kanoni and Engari-sya Sub- counties of Kiruhura District, S.W. Uganda. ISSN 2346-7479; Volume 5, pp. 1-7; 2016 Online Journal of African Affairs ©2016 Online Research Journals
  35. Mitema,M.A, Kioli,F.N. & Ojwang,B. (2016 The Constraints The Farmers Experience As They Participate In Rice Irrigation Management For Sustainable Household Food Security In Kisumu County, Kenya.Journal of Sociology Vol.4 No.6July 2016,ISSN 2347-8241
  36. Wasonga,J., Okowa,M. & Kioli,F.N.(2016).Sociocultural Determinants to Adoption of Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Practices in Nyakach, Kisumu County, Kenya: A Descriptive Qualitative Journal of Volume 2016, Article ID 7434328,http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/743432Study.
  37. Gitonga,P. & F.N.Kioli (Eds) (2016).Strengthening the Concept of Early Warning for Disaster Risk Reduction and Food Security: Practices and Lessons for Baringo and West Pokot Counties of Kenya. Konrad Adenur Stiftung and UON-ADIS.:Kenya
  38. Waruguru,K., F.N.Kioli & K.Wanjala (2017).Economic Determinants to Household Food Security in Kyangwithya West Location, Kitui County .Journal of Sociology,Vol.5.No.5,2017.ISSN 2347-8241.
  39. Mwanga,S.S., Gaudin,B., & F.N.Kioli (2017).Socio-cultural Determinants of Athletics Abilities among Kenyan Elite and Sub-elite Middle and Long distance Runners. In,Kenyan and Ethiopian Athletics:Towards an Alternative Scientific Approach. Addis Ababa: IRD/CFEE
  40. Waruguru,K., F.N.Kioli & K.Wanjala (2017).Environmental Determinants to Household Food Security in Kyangwithya West Location, Kitui County .Journal of Food Security,Vol.5.No.4,2017,129-133.
  41. Mutuku,E., F.N.Kioli & B.Gaudin (2017). Psychosocial Challenges Facing Athletes (Medium and Long Distance Runners) in Eldoret,Kenya. In,Kenyan and Ethiopian Athletics: Towards an Alternative Scientific Approach. Addis Ababa:IRD/CFEE
  42. Wanjiku,A., Harrison,M.K.,& F.N.Kioli(2018).Influence of Post Harvest Storage management strategies on Post Harvest Cereal Loss in Wikililye Location in Kitui County. Journal of food Security ,2018,Vol.6,No,1,26-30. Available online at http://pub.sciepub.com.
  43. Omukaga O. P., Jacob W. Wakhungu and Felix Ngunzo Kioli (2018).Urban Flooding in Kenya from a Psychosocial Perspective. International Research Journal of Management, IT and Social Sciences, Vol. 5. No.5,September 2018,pgs:17-27. ISSN 2395-7492, Available online at: http:/ijcujournals.us/journals/ index. php/ irjmis..

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