PANGeA Early Career Fellows

The PANGeA Early Career Fellowship Programme was launch in 2017 with the aim of fostering excellence in African humanities and social sciences by providing a range of training and skill development courses for academic staff within the PANGeA network.

2019

Dr Charles Amo-Agyemang (Ghana)

PANGeA Partner: University of Ghana

Academic Profile:

Dr Amo-Agyemang is a lecturer at the Political Science Department, University of Ghana. His research interest include international relations and global development. Dr Amo-Agyemang holds a PhD in International Relations and Global Development at the University of Lapland, Finland.

Dr Jeniffer Birech (Kenya)

PANGeA Partner: University of Nairobi (Kenya)

Academic Profile:

Dr Birech is a lecturer at the Faculty of Arts, University of Nairobi. Her research interest include women empowerment and youth empowerment. Dr Birech holds a PhD in Sociology from Moi University.

Recent Publications:

2019. Innovative Ways of Dealing with Menstrual Health Among the Marginalized Communities in Kenya. In Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal. 6(2) pp. 265-274.

2018. The influence of Self-help groups in Enhancing Social Integration and Decision Making Among the Widows in Kenya. In Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal. 5(5) pp. 52-66.

2016. Food Insecurity: The Role of Policy Framework in Strengthening Food Security in Kenya. In International Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Studies. 3(3) pp. 11-24.

2014. Collateral Strategies for Poverty Reduction in Kenya: Prospects and Challenges. In Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development. 5(12) pp. 1-8.

2013. Alcohol Abuse: Social Consequences on the Family. In International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 3(15) pp. 137-144.

2013. Child Marriage: A Cultural Health Phenomenon. In International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 3(17) pp. 97-103.

2012. Loss and Grief: Its Impact on Academic Performance and Students Interpersonal Relationships. Lap Lambert Publishing.

 

Dr Ernest Darkwah (Ghana)

PANGeA Partner: University of Ghana

Academic Profile:

Dr Darkwah is a lecturer at the Department of Psychology, College of Humanities, University of Ghana. His research interest include workplace health promotion. Dr Darkwah holds a PhD in Health Promotion from the University of Bergen, Norway.

Recent Publications:

2018. The Impact of organizational structure and funding sources on the work and health of employed caregivers in children's homes in Ghana. In Occupational Health Sciences. 2(3) pp. 299-321. DOI: 10.1007/s41542-0180020-x

2018. Care-'Less': Exploring the interface between child care and parental control in the context of child rights for workers in Children's Homes in Ghana. In BMC International Health and Human Rights. 18(13). DOI: 10.1186/s12914-018-0151-9

2017. Caring for "Parentless" Children: An exploration of stressors and resources experienced by care workers in Children's Homes in Ghana. In International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies. 8(2): pp 59-89.

2016. Caregiver perceptions of children in their care and motivations for the care work in children's homes in Ghana: Children of God or children of white men? In Children and Youth Services Review. 66(C) pp. 161-169.

Dr Josephine Stephanie Engola Amougou (Cameroon)

PANGeA Partner: University of Yaoundé I (Cameroon)

Academic Profile:

Dr Engola Amougou is a lecturer at the Department of Bilingual Studies, Faculty of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences, University of Yaoundé I. Her research interest include translation. Dr Engola Amougou holds a PhD in General Linguistics from the University of Yaoundé I.

Recent Publications:

2017. L'incomplétude des politiques de revalorisation des langues nationales en Afrique sub-saharienne. In Augustin Ebongue & Ellen Hurst (Eds). Sociolinguistics in African Contexts: Perspectives and Challenges. Springer: Switzerland. pp. 191-206.

2016. Training translators in Cameroon: prospects and demand. In Annales de la Faculté des Arts, Lettres et Sciences Humaines. Vol 18 Les Grandes éditions pp 1-20.

2016. L'apport de l'ethnostylistique dans la traduction des oeuvres littéraires vers les langues nationales. In Ethnosstylistique: imaginaire et hybridité linguistique en contexte africain. Hommage au Professeur Gervais Mendo Ze, Saint-Denis, Connaissance at Savoirs. pp 219-236.

Dr Lucy Fonjong epsé Djemna (Cameroon)

PANGeA Partner: University of Yaoundé I (Cameroon)

Academic Profile:

Dr Lucy Fonjong epsé Djemna is a senior lecturer at the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences, University of Yaoundé I. Her research interest include gender studies. Dr Fonjong epsé Djemna holds a PhD in Anthropology at the University of Yaoundé I.

Recent publications:

2014. Socio-Cultural Framework on Women Role in Marriage and Reproductive Health Dynamics in Rural Areas: The Case of Some Selected Villages in Momo Division in the North West Region- Cameroon. In The International Journal of Science & Technoledge. The IJST’ Journal 1 (V) May. ISSN 2321 – 919X.

2013. Gender Reproductive Health Situation and Socio-cultural Impact on the Female in the Ngie Community (North West Region of Cameroon), Faculty of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences, Annals. Yaoundé I, No. 15, 2013. L’imprimerie les Grandes Editions, Yaoundé (Cameroon).

2013. Worldview on Typhoid causation and treatment in urban areas: Case of Messa in Yaoundé II, Centre Region - Cameroon. Kaliao. In Revue Pluridisciplinaire de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure de Maroua (Cameroon) Série Lettres et Sciences Humaines. 6(11), Décembre. ISSN: 2073-9052

Dr Patrick Kasyula (Kenya)

PANGeA Partner: University of Nairobi (Kenya)

Academic Profile:

Dr Patrick Kasyula is a tutorial fellow at the Faculty of Arts, University of Nairobi. His research interest include governance in Africa. Dr Kasyula holds a PhD in Leadership and Governance at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

Recent publications:

2017. Influence of Capacity Building in Enhancing Democratic Governance Process in Kenya. In Journal of Human Resource & Leadership Vol 1(2) pp. 42-57.

2017. Influence of Decentralized Units in Enhancing Democratic Governance Process in Kenya. In Journal of Public Policy & Governance Vol 1(1) pp. 1-13.

2017. Influence of Legal Framework in Enhancing Democratic Governance Process in Kenya. In Journal of Public Policy & Governance Vol 1(2) pp. 43-57.

2017. Influence of Social Equity on Enhancing Democratic Governance Process in Kenya. In Prime Journals  Vol 6 (3).

2017. Influence of Public Participation on Enhancing Democratic Governance Process in Kenya. In Prime Journals  vol 6 (4).

Dr Deo Kawalya (Uganda)

PANGeA Partner: Makerere University (Uganda)

Academic Profile:

Dr Deo Kawalya is a lecturer at the Department of Linguistics, English Language Studies and Communication Skills, School of Languages, Literature and Communication, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University. His research interest include African linguistics, corpus linguistics, and modality. Dr Kawalya holds a PhD in African Languages and Cultures at Ghent University (Belgium).

Recent Publications:

2018. Reconstructing the Origins of the Luganda (JE15) Modal Auxiliaries -sóból- and -yînz-: A Historical-Comparative Study Across the West Nyanza Bantu Cluster. In South African Journal of African Languages, 38(1), 13–25.

2018. From Conditionality to Modality in Luganda (Bantu, JE15): A Synchronic and Diachronic Corpus Analysis of the Verbal Prefix -andi-. In Journal of Pragmatics, 127, 84–106.

2017. A sketch of Lower Nyole tone. In Africana Linguistica, 23, 215–257.

2014. Diachronic semantics of the modal verb -sóból- in Luganda: A corpus-driven approach. In International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 19(1), 60–93.

2013. Introducing a New Lexicographical Modal: AlphaConceptual+ (and How it Could be Applied to Dictionaries for Luganda). In Lexikos, 23, 172–200.

2012. Namulondo ya Buwuula [The Throne of Buwuula]. Kampala: Kampala New Styles Bookshop.

2007. Enkuluze y’Oluganda ey’e Makerere [A monolingual dictionary of Luganda]. Kampala: Fountain Publishers. [xxii + 990 pp.; ISBN 978-99-7002613-5]

2004. Kiswahili Loan Words in Luganda. Kampala: Makerere University.

Dr Ken Lipenga (Malawi)

PANGeA Partner: University of Malawi

Academic Profile:

Dr Ken Lipenga is a lecturer at the Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, Chancellor College, University of Malawi. His research interest include disability studies. Dr Lipenga holds a PhD in English Studies at Stellenbosch University (South Africa).

Recent Publications:

2019. Intersections of Sex and Violence in Preacher. In International Journal of Comic Art. 20(2) pp 478-492.

2019. The New Normal: Enfreakment in Saga. In The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 9(1) p.2. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/cg.161

2018. A Country Laughing at Itself: Malawian Humour in the Digital Age. In English Studies in Africa. 61(2).

2018.'Black on the inside’: albino subjectivity in the African novel. In Disability and the Global South. 5(1).

2017. The (un)making of a man: fathers and sons in the African novel. In Journal of Humanities. 25(2).

2017. Watching the Witching World: the role of superstition in contemporary Malawian film. In Journal of Humanities, 25(1) pp 112-127.

2016. Through the Disability Lens: Revisiting Ousmane Sembène’s Xala (1975) and Camp de Thiaroye (1988)” in Fraser, Benjamin (ed.), Cultures of Representation: Disability in World Cinema Contexts, New York: Wallflower Press, pp 216-229.

2015. Weaving a path from the past: Gender, disability and narrative enablement in Zulu Love Letter. In Agenda: Empowering women for gender equity, 29(2) pp 112-121.

2015. Voicing Marginality: disability in Leila Aboulela’s Lyrics Alley. In Journal of African Cultural Studies. pp. 1-15.

2014. Disability and masculinity in South African autosomatography. In African Journal of Disability. 3(1).

2014. Sex Outlaws: Challenges to Homophobia in Stanley Kenani’s ‘Love on Trial’ and Monica Arac de Nyeko’s ‘Jambula Tree’. In Assuming Gender, 4(1) pp 41-71.

Dr Eve Nabulya (Uganda)

PANGeA Partner: Makerere University (Uganda)

Academic Profile:

Dr Eve Nabulya is a lecturer at the Department of Literature, School of Languages, Literature and Communication; College of Humanities and Social Sciences; Makerere University. Her research interest include literature. Dr Nabulya holds a PhD in English Studies at Stellenbosch University (South Africa).

Recent Publications:

2018. A Poetics of Climate Change: Apocalyptic Rhetoric in Selected Poems from East Africa. In Transnational Literature. 10(2).

2018. When Ecocriticism and Rhetoric Meet: Environmental Persuasion in Terrorists of The Aberdare. In Journal of Literary Studies 34(1) pp 61-78.

Dr Pamella Ong'aro (Kenya)

PANGeA Partner: University of Nairobi (Kenya)

Academic Profile:

Dr Pamella Ong'aro is a lecturer and programme co-ordinator at the Faculty of Arts, University of Nairobi. Her research interest is psychology. Dr Ong'aro holds a PhD in Educational Psychology at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology.

Recent publications:

2018. Effectiveness of Guidance and Counselling in the Management of Student Behavior Problems in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya. In International Journal of Applied Psychology. 8(1) pp 6-11.

2016. A Qualitative and Quantitative Examination of  Using Positive Consequences in the Management of Student  Behaviour in Kenyan schools. In International Journal of Applied Psychology and  Behavioural Sciences. 6(5) pp 225-232.

2016. Effectiveness of Exclusion in the Management of Student Behavior Problems in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya. In International Journal of  Advanced and Multidisciplinary Social Science. 2(2) pp 33-39.

2016. Alternative Corrective Measures Used In Managing Student Behavior Problems In Secondary Schools In Bondo Subcounty, Kenya. In Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences.  7(1) pp. 527-537.

2013. Perception of Teachers and  Students on Corporal Punishment in Secondary Schools in  Bondo District, Kenya. In International Journal of Physical and Social. 3(5) pp. 114-132.

2013. Perception of Deputy  Principals and Board of Governors  on Corporal Punishment in Secondary Schools in Bondo District, Kenya. In International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences. 3(5) pp. 133-149.

2012. Educational Psychology: Issues on Students’ Discipline. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing.

Dr Julius Taji (Tanzania)

PANGeA Partner: University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)

Academic Profile:

Dr Julius Taji is a lecturer at the Department of Foreign Languages and Linguistics, College of Humanities, University of Dar es Salaam. His research interest is linguistics. Dr Taji holds a PhD in Linguistics at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Recent publications:

2017. The Structure of a Noun Phrase in Shimwela. In Journal of Linguistics and Language in Education. 11 (1), pp. 19-41.

2017. Object Marking Strategies in Chiyao. In S. Kaji (Ed.). Proceedings of the 8th World Congress of African Linguistics. Tokyo: ILCAA, pp. 227-242

2017. Yao-English-Swahili Dictionary. Dar es Salaam. Languages of Tanzania Project.

2015. Subject-Verb Agreement in Chiyao Conjoined Noun Phrases. In Journal of Linguistics and Language in Education. 8(2), pp. 78-88.

2014. Grammatical Relations in Chiyao. In Journal of the Korean Association of African Studies. 42, pp. 149-177

2012. Harmonization of the Orthography of Bantu Languages of Tanzania: Cape Town. CASAS.

Dr Kimingichi Wabende (Kenya)

PANGeA Partner: University of Nairobi (Kenya)

Academic Profile:

Dr Kimingichi Wabende is an assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Arts, University of Nairobi, Kenya. His research interest is performance studies. Dr Wabende holds a PhD in Literature (Performance) at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Recent publications:

2017. Applied Theatre as a Medium of Communal Communication: 'Access to Justice' Project in Kwale, Kenya. The Pelgrave Handbook of Global Arts Education. London: Springer Nature.

Dr Gerald Walulya (Uganda)

PANGeA Partner: Makerere University (Uganda)

Academic Profile:

Dr Gerald Walulya is a lecturer at the Department of Journalism and Communication; School of Languages, Literature and Communication; College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University. His research interest is journalism and communication. Dr Walulya holds a PhD in Philosophy, Media and Communication from the University of Oslo, Norway.

Dr Zipporah Otiso-Wambua (Kenya)

PANGeA Partner: University of Nairobi (Kenya)

Academic Profile:

Dr Zipporah Wambua is a tutorial fellow at the Faculty of Arts, University of Nairobi, Kenya. Her research interest is sociolinguistics, semantics, discourse analysis, and applied linguistics. Dr Wambua holds a PhD in Linguistics and Languages from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Recent publications:

2018. The gender variable in the meanings assigned to three English address terms by teachers in Kenya. In The University of Nairobi journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol 7 pp 59-95.

2017. Gender identity through the Ekegusii naming system. In The University of Nairobi journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol 6 pp 64-82.

2016. Examining the Indigenous Wisdom in Ekegusii Proverbs. In The University of Nairobi Journal of Language and Linguistics, special volume on Mother-Tongue issues. Vol 5 pp 116-129.

2015. Gender Construction in Ekegusii. In International journal of Education and Research. 3(12) pp 429-440.