Department of Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies

This is one of the departments in the School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies. The department responds to the escalation of conflicts at various levels posing an imminent threat to human. The programmes in the department are tailor-made to produce graduates who have requisite problem solving and negotiating skills essential for building sustainable peace. The department is housed in the ultra-modern Directorate Complex, First Floor, with well-furnished offices and boardrooms for use in enhancing learning. The department boasts of having competent and committed personnel, who earnestly pursue academic excellence.
Uniqueness
The department of Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies is one of its kind in the region, which combines peace and conflict with strategic studies, giving our students a niche in the global market.
Vision
The department aspires to become a centre of excellence in teaching, innovative research and institutional consultancy in conflict and peace studies in the region and beyond.
Mission
To enhance capacity building for beginners and practitioners, inculcating in them problem solving skills and competences in a competitive global market.
Objectives of the Department

  • To be a leader in the training of manpower in Peace and Conflict in the region and beyond.
  • To develop in learners an in depth understanding of the nature, dynamics and complexity of international security and development
  • To equip learners with skills in problem solving and conflict management for use in their lives and in careers
  • To elicit interest in learners in the interface between geopolitics, regional, security, conflict management, strategic leadership and new international order
  • To develop a centre for conflict and conflict management, with international expertise to attract   innovative research and institutional consultancy

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A Word from the Chairperson
Dr. Felistus Kinyanjui
Today, more than ever in world history, the need for scholars and practitioners in the interest of peace is higher than ever. The department offers a conducive teaching and learning environment for those interested in engaging in theory and practice of peace and conflict management. Our graduates are recruited to work with interpersonal and community relations in the diverse fields of law, community organizations, NGOs, FBOs, civil service and in the teaching profession. 

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  • Dr. Felistus Kinyanju

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Academic Programmes

  • BSc. in Military Studies
  • Master of Science in Strategic Studies
  • Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Management
  • PhD in Peace and Conflict Management
  • Masters Research Proposal Presentation

The students writing research projects in Peace and Conflict Management are scheduled to present their proposals to the departments on Thursday 31st March, 2016 from 9.00 am in the School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies Boardroom

Below is a list of MA Project Proposal presentations:

  1. Luelbai Macuei
  2. Nkakye Mercy
  3. Ongaga Jeremiah
  4. Manani Nelson
  5. Pkiach Biwott
  6. Kamba Johnson
  7. Samuel Wamae 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 March 2017 14:53

Staff at the School


Dr. Lucy W. Maina : Ag. Dean, School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies  

Dr.Jackson Musau:School Examinations Coordinator

Dr.Kibaba Tadayo Makokha :School Digital Coordinator

Ms.Florence Gaturuku :Administrative Assistant

Mr. Richard A. Chweya :Administrative Assistant

Ms. Harriet Waruguru :Secretary/Copy Typist


ChairPerson

Dr. Felistus Kinyanjui
The Department of Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies