Prof. J.W. Khamasi, EBS - Registrar Academic Affairs
Jennifer W. Khamasi (Ph. D) is an Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences Education and has specialized in curriculum and instruction. Before joining Dedan Kimathi University of Technology as the Registrar Academic Affairs, Prof. Khamasi served Moi University in various capacities. She helped set up the Institute for Gender Equity, Research and Development, IGERD (2005-2011) and was the first director. Previously she served as the Associate Dean, School of Education-Chepkoilel Campus (2002-2005) and Head of Family and Consumer Sciences Department (2003-2008). Professor has held fellowships at International Center for Research on Women –Washington DC, 2003, African Population and Health Research Center Nairobi-2006 and in 2009/2010 she was awarded Erasmus Mondus Scholarship which was tenable at Karolinska Institute Sweden and University College London, UK in 2010. From 2005-2012, she was the Project Leader for MU-VLIR-UOS-Gender Equity Project which institutionalized gender mainstreaming strategies at Moi University from September 2007 to April 2012.
A graduate of UBC (PhD), UNB (M. Ed) and UON (B.Ed.), Jennifer’s research interests include: teacher education, gender and leadership, participatory research methodologies, peace education, refugee studies and cultural practices and ways in which they manifest/inform human sexuality. Jennifer has special interest in vulnerable learners. She has taught and published in these areas and some of her articles and books include co-edited publications: Gender Practices and Challenges: A Call for Accountability, Moi University Press (2013a), Gender, Sexuality and the Media: A Question of Accountability, Moi University Press (2013b). Engaging Patriarchy: Challenges and Responsibilities for Educators and Policy Makers in Kenya (Moi University Press 2011), Perspectives on Selected Critical Gender Issues in Kenya and Beyond (Moi University Press 2011), New Wine Old Wine Skins, (Nova Publishers USA 2010) and Sexuality: An African Perspective. The Politics of Self and Cultural Beliefs (Moi University Press, 2005).