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History educator

Daniel Namusonge Sifuna, Kenyan history educator. Fulbright Hayes fellow, 1980, Kenya Research grantee, 1982, others.

Background

Sifuna, Daniel Namusonge was born on May 10, 1944 in Bungoma, Kenya. Son of Rudolf and Marya (Namaemba) Namusonge.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 1971. Master of Arts in Education, University Nairobi, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nairobi, 1977.

Career

Teacher Chwele Secretary School, Bungoma, Kenya, 1968. Coll.tutor Kaimosi Teachers College, Kakamega, Kenya, 1971, Thogoto Teachers College, Kikuyu, Kenya, 1973. Tutorial fellow University Nairobi, 1974-1975, lecturer, 1975-1977, Kenyatta University College, Nairobi, 1978-1979, senior lecturer, 1979-1984, associate professor, 1984-1988, professor, since 1988, chairman department foundations, since 1986.

Consultant United Nations Educational, Center for Study of Education in Developing Countries, International Development Research Center, German Foundation for International Development, others.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active Young Men’s Christian Association, Nairobi, since 1986, Inades Formation, Nairobi, since 1984. Member History Association Kenya, American Educational Research Association, International Council for Teacher Education, Kenya National Academy, Third World Foundation, The Kenya Institute of Education (chairman governing council), Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern Africa (executive committee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scrabble.

Connections

Married Rosemary Nakhumicha Sifuna, June 16, 1973. Children: Olive, Terence, Teresa, Austin, Laura.

father:
Rudolf Namusonge

mother:
Marya (Namaemba) Namusonge

spouse:
Rosemary Nakhumicha Sifuna

child:
Olive Sifuna

child:
Terence Sifuna

child:
Teresa Sifuna

child:
Austin Sifuna

child:
Laura Sifuna