Prof. Macharia Munene

Professor of History and International Relations
gmmunene@usiu.ac.ke    |     +254 730 116

Area of Interest and Specialization:
Kenya, Constitutional History, Politics of Constitutionalism, Theories of Governance and Security and Power Politics, Foreign Policy and Diplomatic Changes, Peace Promotion and Conflict Analysis and Management.

Profile:
Prof. Macharia Munene is a Professor of History and International Relations.

Academic Degrees:

  • Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, 1975, A.B.
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 1977, M.A.
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1985, Ph.D. (Diplomatic History)

Journal Articles and Reports

  • Macharia Munene, “Trends in Global Geopolitics and Their Impact in Africa” Journal of Language, Technology & Entrepreneurship in Africa, Volume 12, Number 1, 2021, pp. 126-132
  • Macharia Munene, “The Need to Center the Sea in Africa: A Theoretical Excursion,” Contemporary Security in Africa, Volume 5, Number 2, 2020, pp. 1-5
  • Macharia Munene, “China and the Taking Over Narrative,” Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations(HIPSIR), 2018, www.hipsir.hekima.ac.ke/index.php/news-and-events-china-and-the-taking over –africa-narrative accessed 22/3/2018
  • Macharia Munene, “Reflections on Electoral Fiascos,” Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations(HIPSIR), 2017, www.hipsir.hekima.ac.ke/index.php/news-and-events-reflections-on-electoral-fiascos accessed 19/6/2017
  • Macharia Munene, “The Youth and the Modern: Challenges and Opportunities,” Journal of Language, Technology & Entrepreneurship in Africa, Volume 7, Number 1, 2016, pp. 121-129
  • Macharia Munene, “Discoursing Peace and Security in Africa,” African Journal of Peace and Human Rights , Volume 1, Number 1, December 2015, pp. 1-16
  • Macharia Munene, “Linking national values, media and peace,” The Media Observer, October –December, 2014, pp. 25-27
  • Macharia Munene, “Reflections on Kenya’s national and security interests,” Journal of Language, Technology & Entrepreneurship in Africa, Volume 3, Number 1, 2011, pp. 274-283

Books

  • Macharia Munene, Kenya: Political Testament of Nationhood (Nairobi: Fig Tree History Works, 2017)
  • Macharia Munene, Historical Reflections on Kenya: Intellectual Adventurism, Politics, and International Relations (Nairobi: University of Nairobi Press, March 2012)
  • Macharia Munene, Politics of Transition in Kenya, 1995-1998(Nairobi: Quest and Insight, 2001)
  • Makumi Mwagiru, Macharia Munene, and Njeri Karuru, Understanding Conflict and Its Management: Some Kenyan Perspectives (Nairobi: Centre for Conflict Research and Women and Law, 1998)
  • The Truman Administration and the Decolonization of Sub-Saharan Africa (Nairobi: Nairobi University Press, 1995).
  • (With Justus B. Mugaju) History of South Africa (Nairobi: College of Education and External Studies, University of Nairobi, 1992).
  • History of the United States up to the Reconstruction (Nairobi: College of Education and External Studies, University of Nairobi, 1990)

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