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English language and linguistics educator

Joseph Ngila Muthiani, Kenyan English language and linguistics educator. Recipient Internatl Achievers Merit award Achievers International, 1979. Member International Congress of Onomastic Sciences (committee member since 1987), Association Third World Studies, Language Association of Eastern Africa (treasurer 1980-1990), Kenya Language Association (treasurer 1978-1984).

Background

Muthiani, Joseph Ngila was born on September 13, 1936 in Kangundo, Kenya. Son of Stephen Muthiani Ngila and Martha Wambui (Kagwara) Muthiani.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, University Wisconsin, 1965. Master of Arts in Sociology, Western Michigan University, 1970. Master of Arts in Linguistics, Western Michigan University, 1971.

Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, Kingsley University, 1979.

Career

Primary and secondary school teacher Ministry of Education, Kenya, 1953-1960. University lecturer Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1969-1970. Senior lecturer Kenyatta University, Kenya, since 1975.

Coordinator language and cross-cultural training Peace Corps, 1965-1976. Member board governors senior high schools, Kenya, since 1975. Panel member Kenya Institute Education, since 1976.

Consultant private universities, Kenya, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and publications.

Membership

Member International Congress of Onomastic Sciences (committee member since 1987), Association Third World Studies, Language Association of Eastern Africa (treasurer 1980-1990), Kenya Language Association (treasurer 1978-1984).

Connections

Married Nancy Njeri Ngera. Six children.

father:
Stephen Muthiani Ngila Muthiani

mother:
Martha Wambui (Kagwara) Muthiani

spouse:
Nancy Njeri Ngera