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Linguistics educator

Paul Muthoka Musau, Kenyan linguistics educator. Recipient Mobil Oil award, 1983; visiting scholar University Bayreuth, 1998. Member board governors Kasikeu Seconday School, since 1995, Utithi Secondary School, 1991-1995. Member Writers Association of Kenya, Chakita (Kiswahili Association of Kenya), Association 3rd World Studies.

Background

Musau, Paul Muthoka was born on July 17, 1957 in Machakos, Kenya. Son of Stephen Kikumu and Peninah Edar Musau.

Education

Bachelor of Education with honors, University Nairobi, 1983. Master of Arts, University Nairobi, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bayreuth, Germany, 1993.

Career

Seconday school teacher, Kenya, 1983. Tutor Thogoto Teacher's College, Kenya, 1985-1986. Tutorial fellow Kenyatta University, Kenya, 1986-1988, lecturer, 1988-1989, senior lecturer, 1997—2002.

Instructor University Bayreuth, 1991-1993, associate professor, since 2002. Chair department of Kiswahili, director board postgraduate studies, Kenyatta University, since 1996. Consultant Kenya publications, since 1994, radio programs, since 1986.

Supervisor University Kenya Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy students, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member board governors Kasikeu Seconday School, since 1995, Utithi Secondary School, 1991-1995. Member Writers Association of Kenya, Chakita (Kiswahili Association of Kenya), Association 3rd World Studies.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Translating, going to gym, gardening, reading, movies.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ngina Mutinda, August, 1985. Children: Peninah Kavinya, Christine Mwikali, Jane Ndunge, Victor Mutua.

father:
Stephen Kikumu

mother:
Peninah Edar Musau

spouse:
Elizabeth Ngina Mutinda

children:
Peninah Kavinya Musau

Christine Mwikali Musau

Jane Ndunge Musau

Victor Mutua Musau