DR. JOYCE NYALANGA OMWOHA


POSITION
FACULTY: SOCIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: JOURNALISM AND MEDIA STUDIES
CURRENT DESIGNATION: LECTURER / SENIOR LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: joyce.omwoha@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8AM-5PM MON - FRI
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)MEDIA STUDIESUNIVERSITY OF WITWATERSRAND, SOUTH AFRICA (SOUTH AFRICA)2013
MASTER OF PHILOSOPHYCOMMUNICATION STUDIESMOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2007
BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA)COMMUNICATION ARTSDAYSTAR UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2003
CERTIFICATEKCSEBUNYORE GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL (KENYA)1998
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
OCTOBER 2014 - TO DATELECTURERTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
JANUARY 2007 - SEPTEMBER 2014ASSISTANT LECTURERMASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
JULY 2003 - MARCH 2004ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTKAREN INFORMATION RESOURCE AND EDUCATION CENTRE (KENYA)
APRIL 2004 - DECEMBER 2004ADMINISTRATOREURONIP FREIGHTERS (KENYA)
GENERAL STATEMENT ON RESEARCH AREA(S)
Gender and representation; media and democracy; gender, communication and development; and media's role in identity creation and formation.
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Title Area
Talk Radio and The Public Sphere: Jambo Kenya's Role in DemocratizationJournalism and Media
From Street Sentiments to Online SentimentsMedia Studies
Radio listenership survey Audience Analysis
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Book chapter titled "The Woman's Palace..." Media and (Mis) Representation of women in Political Leadership Positions in Kenya for Beyond Tradition:  African WOmen in Cultural and Political Spaces

- Journal article titled "Talk Radio Jambo Kenya as a Public Sphere for Deliberative Democracy". 
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- Journal article titled :Scholarly Publishing in the 21st Century and its Role in National Development:A Focus on Kenya
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- Paper titled "Gender Contribution and Constraints to Rural Agriculture and Household Food Security in Kenya: A Case of Western Province".
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- Book chapter titled “The Political Significance and Influence of Talk Radio Debates in Kenya” for Political Influence of the Media in Developing Countries. Published by IGI Global: Edited by Lynete Lusike Mukhongo and Juliet Wambui Macharia http://bit.ly/1sYTQ0o
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
Member, International Communications Association
Member, Media Educators and Trainers Association, Kenya
Member, Young Women in Leadership Institute
Member, Gender Round Table Service
Member, The Media Council of Kenya
Member, African Association of Agricultural Economists
Member, Pan Africa Booksellers Association

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