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educator , Psychologist

Sammy Thuku Tumuti, Kenyan psychologist, educator. Roby scholar, Southern Illinois University, 1983. Elder P.L.E.A. Church, Nairobi, since 1995; chairman P.L.E.A. Kahawa Sukari, since 2005; Member of American Psychological Association.

Background

Tumuti, Sammy Thuku was born on April 18, 1946 in Nmeri, Kenya. Son of Tumuti Thuku and Elizabeth Thuku Wairimu.

Education

Bachelor in Education, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1974. Master of Arts, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 1978. Master of Arts in Education, Washington University, St. Louis, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1985.

Career

Primary and secondary teacher Kenya Teachers Service Commission, Nairobi, 1967—1976. Graduate assistant Southern Illinois University, 1980—1985. Assistant professor University South Carolina, Columbia, 1985—1987.

Lecturer Kenyatta University, Nairobi, 1987—1996, senior lecturer, since 2000, chairman department education psychology, since 2003. Visiting professor Tristate University, Angola, Indiana, 1996—1997, 1999, State University of New York, Oswego, 1998.

Membership

Elder P.L.E.A. Church, Nairobi, since 1995. Chairman P.L.E.A. Kahawa Sukari, since 2005. Member of American Psychological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, gardening.

Connections

Married Dinah Wangui Wachiar. Children: Abraham Thuku, Joshua Wachira.

father:
Tumuti Thuku

mother:
Elizabeth Thuku Wairimu

spouse:
Dinah Wangui Wachiar

child:
Abraham Thuku Tumuti

child:
Joshua Wachira Tumuti