School of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Management

DR.JOSHUA MATATA

Position as Lecturer in Dept. of Environmental Science Land Resources Management (South Eastern Kenya University)

Employment

  • Lecturer (November 2017 to Date)
  • Assistant Lecturer (October 1, 2013 – October 2017)
  • Graduate Teaching AssistantAugust 1, 2009 - September, 2013
  • Lecturer (Teachers Service Commission)July 1, 1999 - July 31, 2009
  • Assistant Lecturer (Teachers Service Commission)July 1, 1996 - June 30, 1999
  • Untrained Graduate Teacher (Teachers Service Commission)September 1, 1993 - June 30, 1996
  • Deputy Principal (Teachers Service Commission)July 1, 1996 - June 30, 1999
  • Acting Dean of Students (South Eastern University College)August 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
  • Hostel Warden (Upper Hostels) (South Eastern Kenya University )August 1, 2010 - June, 2014

Education

  • University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore, IndiaPh.D. in Forestry & Environmental SciencesJuly 2017
  • Kenyatta University , MSc. in Environmental Studies (Climate Change & Sustainability)June 2013
  • Egerton UniversityP.G.D.E. (Post Graduate Diploma in Education)June 2008
  • University of Nairobi (BSc. in Agriculture) December 1992
  • Kangundo High School (K.A.C.E.-Three Principals 1 Subsidiary) 1988
  • Matiliku Secondary School (K.C.E.- Division 1- 21 Points)1986
  • Kyumbuni Primary SchoolC.P.E. (AAB)1982

Publications

  1. Assessment of Adoption of Farming Technologies among Maize Farmers in Yatta Division of Kitui County, Kenya. ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/7668: 11-25, 2013
  2. Temporal patterns of insect diversity in Bangalore. A study using light traps. Mysore J. Agric. Sci., 51 (1): 78-84, 2017
  3. Diversity and abundance of different groups of insects attracted to light traps in dryland agro-ecosystem and temporal associations among these groups. Mysore J. Agric. Sci.,51 (3): 544-549, 2017
  4. Do insects exhibit a trade-off between flight agility and forewing thickness for their protection? (On the process)
  5. Insects from light trap: Do they represent total diversity? (On the process)

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