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botanist , educator

Richard Kiprono Mibey, Kenyan botanist, educator. Named German Exchange scientist German Academic Exchange Service, Munich, Germany, 1993; recipient Darwin fellowship Minstry of Environment, England, 1994, fellowship United Nations Educational, Belgium, 1995. Member African Mycological Association (president since 1995), Kenya Plant Pathology Society (treasurer since 1989).

Background

Mibey, Richard Kiprono was born on December 12, 1951 in Rift Valley, Kenya. Son of George Kipmibei and Alice Tabutanch (Sitonik) Ngerechi.

Education

Bachelor, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, United States, 1976. Master of Science, Appalachian State University, Boone, United States, 1978. Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1981.

Doctor of Education, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1996.

Career

Research assistant United States Department of Agriculture, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1978-1985. Lecturer University Nairobi, Kenya, 1986-1988, senior lecturer Kenya, 1989-1996, assistant professor Kenya, since 1997.

Membership

Member African Mycological Association (president since 1995), Kenya Plant Pathology Society (treasurer since 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cross-country running.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Cherotich Kisang, August 15, 1987. Children: Sharon Chibet, Samuel Kiprotich.

father:
George Kipmibei Ngerechi

mother:
Alice Tabutanch (Sitonik) Ngerechi

spouse:
Elizabeth Cherotich Kisang

child:
Sharon Chibet Mibey

child:
Samuel Kiprotich Mibey