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The following list comprises of ongoing Phd research work from students in the different departments within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

FACULTY OF ARTS
       
  NAME OF STUDENT REG./REF NO. TITLE OF THESIS
1 Namusonge Godfrey Ndombi C80/92383/2013 “Making Peace, Implementing Peace: Evaluating the role of Women in the Peace Process in Darfur”
2 Adelaide Wanjiku Mbatia C80/92383/2013 “Social media as a communication platform in the 2013 presidential elections: An elaborate likelihood model approach”
3 Kula Anna Niti C80/91481/2013 “A Human Rights critique of Kenyan Post-Independence literature 1970 -2007: A case of nine selected texts”
4 Emma Laura Awino Oketch 19148/2012 “A critical Analysis of Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanisms in Internationalised Conflicts: A Case Study of the Horn of Africa Region 2002 -2011”
5 Zedekia Opondo Sidha C80/92241/2013 “The impact of street-level Bureaucratic Discretion on Road Safety Policy Implementation in Kenya”
6 Jona Mbaabu Karicha C80/93521/2013 “Historical Development and Teachings of the Deliverance Church in Meru County”
7 Naaman Rop C80/91861/2013 “An investigation of Kipsigis Socio-Religio-Cultural items for better understanding of the Catholic Doctrine of salvation and being saved: inculturation approach”
8 Xu Jing C80/94367/2014 “The strategies used by Kenyan Learners in the acquisition of the Chinese Language: A survey of Chinese Learners at the University Nairobi”
9 Florence Akinyi Ogutu 22935/2011 “Socio-Cultural Demographic Pathway of men who have sex with men (MSM) and implication to Homophobia in Kisumu City”
       
INSTITUTE OF ANTHRPOLOGY , GENDER AND AFRICAN STUDIES
       
  NAME OF STUDENT REG./REF NO. TITLE OF THESIS
1 Shilabukha Denis Khamati N79/80001/2011 “Climate Variability:  Its Effects of Coping Strategies of Pastoral Communities of Isiolo District”
2 Koronya Charity Kinya N79/82561/2011 “Investigating Abortion Practices Among the Ameru Society:  A Case Study of Tigania And Igembe People”
3 Orimbo Bernard Onyango N79/92541/2013 “Re-thinking Current HIV Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa:  An Anthropological Study of Unmet Need for HIV Testing Among School-Going Adolescents of Luo Nyanza, Western Kenya”
       
INSTITUTE OF DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
       
  NAME OF STUDENT REG./REF NO. TITLE OF THESIS
1 Emmanuel Patrisio Jada R80/90001/2013  “Independence and Interdependence diplomacy:  Negotiations and Mediations between South Sudan and Sudan”
2 Kamanda Patrick Ngui R80/80606/2010 “The Influence of State Formation on Conflict in the Great Lakes Region of Africa 1960 –2006”
3 Migyikra Erasmus Ndemole 7251/2011 “Politics and Diplomacy in International Criminal Justice: Examination of Three Tribunals in Africa: Hybrid, ad hoc and ICC”
4 Samuel  Basil  ‘Buga Nyama 27503/2011 “The Politics of Peace and Conflict Mediation in Africa: The IGAD Peace Process on Sudan, 1994 to 2004”
5 Kabongah George Odhiambo 8014/2011 “ Civil Society Role in Mediation of Violent Electoral Conflicts:  A Case Study of the 2007 Post Election Violence in Kenya”
6 Elizabeth Ntue Mutunga R80/83501/2012 “Conflict, Trade and Conflict Prevention in the COMESA Region”
7 Okello Amos Onyango 2431/2011 “ Mediation Strategies in the Outcomes of Peace Negotiation in Africa”
8 Panyako Simon Oswan R80/90721/2013 “The Role of Ethnicity in Electoral Violence in Africa:  A Case Study of Kenya”
9 Mohamed Salimu S. Suleiman R80/92462/2013 “ The Responsibility to Rebuilt: A Framework for Reconstruction of Post Conflict Societies”
10 Muliro Wilfred Nasong’o 1023/2011 “Towards an IGAD Regional Security Strategy: A Framework for Analysis”
11 Sheila Gakii Mwiandi 9211/2010 “ The Intersection of Violent and Non-Violent Factions in Social Movements”
12 Kamanda Patrick Ngui R80/80606/2010 “ The Influence of State Formation on Conflict in the Great Lakes Region of Africa 1960 – 2006”
13 Muriuki Peter Ndichu 11475/2010 “ Development through mediation in IGAD Region:  Official Public Inquiries as mediating agencies in development, Restorative Justice and top-down approach in justice”
       
POPULATION STUDIES AND RRESEARCH INSTITUTE
       
  NAME OF STUDENT REG./REF NO. TITLE OF THESIS
1 Amum David Abol Amum Ajak Q80/93683/2013 “ Determinants of Infant and Child Under-Five Mortality: Case Study of Malakal Town, Upper Nile State – South Sudan”
2 Anampiu John Mwondo 11928/2011 “The Effects of Birth Spacing on Infant and Child Mortality in Kenya”
3 Mcharo Evaline Gabriel Q80/83341/2012 “Challenges in the Provision of Postabortion Services and its Influence on Maternal Mortality in Tanzania”
4 John Njuguna Njenga Q80/85261/2012 “Active Life Expectancy among Adult HIV Patients Newly Initiated on ART in Central Province, Kenya: A Comparison with General Population”
5 Niragire Francois 22129/2010 “Spatial Modeling of the Relationship Between HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Socio-economic Determinants of Child Mortality in Rwanda”
6 Isaiah Masafu Bwila Q80/91461/2013 “Aging Population in Kenya: An Outlook on Aging Trend and Level of Investment on the Aged”
       
SCHOOL OF LAW
       
  NAME OF STUDENT REG./REF NO. TITLE OF THESIS
1 Nyanchoka Alfred Oseko 9467/2011 “The Role of E-Commerce in Facilitating East Africa Integration: A Critique of Policy and Legal Framework”
2 Gichuki Evanson Njaramba G80/90021/2013 “Tax Administration Reforms in Kenya:  Identifying Suitable and Sustainable Benchmarks”
3 James Odhia Marienga G80/93805/2014 “Constitutional Nexus to Lawyering: A Sub-Sahara African Perspective”
4 Monday Businge G80/92121/2013 “Climate Change and Forest-Dwelling Women’s Rights: Experiences of the Ogiek of the Mau Forest Complex in Kenya”
5 Ndegwa Paul Wamuti G80/94989/2014 “Case for Restating, Reforming and De-monopolising State’s Prosecutorial Discretion on Corruption Offences in Kenya”
6 Ouma Stephen 12343/2009 “From Countermajoritarian Difficulty to Juristocracy: Constructing A Trajectory for Judicial Power as An Antidote to Political Ignorance in Post 2010 Kenya”
7 Rene S. Munyamahoro G80/96189/2014 “Legal Analysis on Foreign Direct Investment Vis-à-Vis the Protection of Rights of Individuals in Developing Countries: 
8 Bryan Mandila Khaemba 27081/2012 “Contested Technology, Contested Governance: Analysis of the Compatibility of Kenya’s Domestic GMO’s Regulation with WTO Rules”
       
INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
       
  NAME OF STUDENT REG./REF NO. TITLE OF THESIS
1 Anne-Gertraude Jeupner T80/83861/2012  “Searching for the Voice of Informal Sector Entreprenuers”
2 Herberts Nyukuri Wamalwa T80/91801/2013 “Resources, Institutional Change and Firm Success: The Role of ICT Strategy in Potato Processing in Kenya”
       
SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION
       
  NAME OF STUDENT REG./REF NO. TITLE OF THESIS
1 Dorothy Achieng Omollo 14665/2011 “The Effect of Mass Media HIV Prevention Messages on Social Behaviour Modification among Public University Students in Kenya”
2 Osanya Samson Ojwang’ 13999/2010 “Entertainment Television Programming and Culture in Africa: Reception of Sexually Explicit T.V. Programming by Audiences in the Great Lakes Region”
3 Caroline Katunge Kiilu K90/94267/2014 “Using Communication to Set the Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Agenda for Women with Disabilities”
4 Collins Auta Wagumba K90/93146/2013 “Finding a Niche: An Exploration of the Kenyan Television Drama Producer in the Dominance of Foreign Dramas”
5 Daniel Odero Okoth 14137/2012 “Agenda-Setting Function of the Media in the Implementation of Devolution among Rural Voters in Kenya”
6 Felgona Atieno Ochieng 13319/2012 “Kenya Constitutional Referendum: Content Analysis of the Daily Nation, East African Standard and the Star Newspapers News Framing in Relation to the Committee of Experts on Constitutional Review Civic Education Guidelines”
7 Fredrick Osano Omondi 12608/2012 “Role of Community Radio in Resolution of Natural Resource Management (NRM) Conflicts in Kenya”
8 Geoffrey Kamau Gikonyo 12895/2012 “Role of Radio in Conflict Management in Kenya, the Case of Nairobi County”