Major General Samuel Nandwa, Deputy Chief of Defence Forces introduces Senior Kenya Military Academy to Prof. Paul Wainaina, Vice Chancellor Kenyatta University.

Mr. Joseph Ndung’u Gathu


Title/Qualifications: PhD(Ongoing),M.A. in International Relations.
Department/Unit/Section: Diplomacy & International Relations
Contact Address: P.O BOX 283 - 01000 Thika, Kenya
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Position: Junior Research Fellow


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Areas Of Specialization

  • International Political Economy, Diplomacy, International Relations, International Security, International Development, International Conflict Management, International Comparative Politics, International Law, IR Research Methods, Strategic Studies and political Economic Devolution.

Research Interests

  • International Political Economy, International Relations, International Law, Diplomacy, International Security, International Conflict Management, Strategic Studies, Economic Development and Foreign Aid, and Political Economic Devolution.


  • Peer – reviewed journal articles: Analyzing the Impact of Devolution on Economic Development Potentialities in Kenya, Journal of International Institute for Science, Technology & Education (IISTE), Department of International Affairs and Global Strategy, Vol. 26, (2014), pp. 11 – 26, New York, USA.(

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 08:51


Dr. Joseph Wasonga
Chairman , Department of Diplomacy and International Relations

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