DR DAVIS WEKESA BARASA


POSITION
CURRENT DESIGNATION: LECTURER AND CHAIRMAN DEPARTMENT OF LEISURE AND EVENT MANAGEMENT
OFFICE EMAIL: info@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(0)20343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8.00AM - 5.00PM
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)TOURISM AND POVERTY REDUCTIONUNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE (UNITED KINGDOM)2010
MASTERS OF ARTS (MA)EUROPEAN ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL (BELGIUM)2003
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)HUMAN ECOLOGYVRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL (BELGIUM)2003
BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA)ECONOMIC (MAJOR) & MANAGEMENT STUDIES (MINOR)MOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)1992
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
OCTOBER 2010 - MAY 2012VISITING LECTURERMIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY (UNITED KINGDOM)
DEC 2000 - MAY 2001TOURISM OFFICER 1MINISTRY OF TOURISM IN KENYA (KENYA)
MAY 2010 - FEBRUARY 2012VISITING LECTURERUNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE (UNITED KINGDOM)
2006 - FEB 2011CHIEF TOURISM OFFICERMINISTRY OF TOURISM IN KENYA (KENYA)
FEBRUARY 2012 - DECEMBER 2012TRADE/TOURISM ADVISOR COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT, LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM)
JANAURY 2013 - AUGUST 2014PART-TIME LECTURERUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)
JAN 2004 - 2006SENIOR TOURIST OFFICERMINISTRY OF TOURISM IN KENYA (KENYA)
1994 - 1997TOURISM OFFICER IIMINISTRY OF TOURISM IN KENYA (KENYA)
1994 - 1995HEAD OF DEPARTMENT/ TEACHERMOTHER OF APOSTLES HIGH SCHOOL (KENYA)
2013 - -PART-TIME LECTURERSTRATHMORE UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
GENERAL STATEMENT ON RESEARCH AREA(S)
TOURISM, POVERTY AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN KENYA
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- 1.Barasa,D.W.(2007)  INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA Case study on Kenyain EmmanuelK.Boon, andLuc Hens(Eds).

2.Barasa,D.W.(2012)  CONSERVATION and Management of Wildlife in National Parks in Africa:A Partcipatory Approach,in EmmanuelK.Boon, andLuc Hens and Gonzalo Oviedo(Eds). -
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
MEMBER, INSTITUTE FOR TOURISM RESEARCH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE

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