THE TOPICS I AM WORKING ON THIS SEMESTER:
Jamin R.M. Masinde
THE COURSES I HAVE TAKEN THIS SEMESTER:Tanzania in the globalisation debate; Emerging themes and patterns in the feminist movement.
Methods of Social Science; Themes in Gender, Culture and Society; and Sociology of Modernization and Development.
WHAT I INTEND TO WORK ON IN THE NEXT TWO YEARS:
THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN MY LIFE, APART FROM ACADEMICS:To undertake a research project on social and psychological dimensions of aging population in Kenya and India.
MY HOBBIES:I am interested in attending seminars and engaging people in intellectual discussion.
WHAT INSPIRES ME MOST IN LIFE:Travelling, sports,and listening to music especially African music.
Being in control of my affairs and directing life in my desired direction.
MUSIC: By African artists and country music of Kenny Rogers and Don Williams.A SHORT AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:
FILMS: by Churk Norris and Sean Connery.
BOOKS: On theory and development in sociology.
I am presently a student of PHD in JNU. My school , college and university education are from university of Nairobi, Kenya. In the last 8 years i have been working as a lecturer in the department of Sociology at Moi university in Kenya. The courses taught include community development, rural development and Sociolgy of work. Between 1987 and 1989 I worked as a social development officer in the department of social services, Government of Kenya
Publications of Articles
The role of Women in rural devlopment in Orieko P.O Chitere and R.Mutiso(ed) working with rural communities: participatory action research in kenya Nairobi university press, Nairobi, 1992.
2. Determinants of women groups performance and their implication to rural development planning A study of Sirisia division , Bungoma district, Kenya MA Thesis, University of Nairobi.