The Vice Chancellor Professor Wainaina, the Chief Guest The First Secretary Political Affairs First Secretary Security and Rule of Law at the Embassy of The Kingdom of Netherlands to Nairobi Kenya, and The Head of Cameroonian Diplomatic Mission in Kenya Dr Vivian Nain Kuma, joined in a group photo by other guests, the University Management Team and the those who contributed chapters to the book.
Courtesy Call Group Photo, at the Centre is the Vice Chancellor of Kenyatta University, Professor Paul Wainaina, to his immediate right is Ms Kirtsten Hommes, The First Secretary for Political Affairs at the Embassy of The Kingdom of Netherlands to Nairobi Kenya, following by The Dean of the School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies, Prof. Lucy Maina, and The Registrar Corporate Affairs, Professor Grace Bunyi. To the Vice Chancellor’s immediate left is The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Outreach Professor Frederick Gravenir, followed by The Chairperson, of the Department of International Relations, Conflict & Strategic Studies Dr Felistus Kinyanjui and Dr James Nyawo, a Lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Conflict & Strategic Studies. [23 August 2019]
Courtesy Call to the Vice Challencor, Professor Paul Wainaina, far left is Professor Frederick Gravenir, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Outreach (RIO), followed by Prof. Lucy Maina, The Dean of the School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies and Dr Felistus Kinyanjui, The Chairperson, Department of International Relations, Conflict and Strategic Studies and Dr James Nyawo, Co-editor of the book and Lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Conflict and Strategic Studies, 23 August 2019.
MAJOR GENERAL SAMUEL NANDWA, DEPUTY CHIEF OF DEFENCE FORCES INTRODUCES SENIOR KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY TO PROF. PAUL WAINAINA, VICE CHANCELLOR KENYATTA UNIVERSITY.
SENIOR KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY STAFF ALONGSIDE THEIR COUNTERPARTS FROM KENYATTA UNIVERSITY JOIN THE CHIEF GUEST MAJOR GENERAL SAMUEL NANDWA AND PROF. PAUL WAINAINA, VICE CHANCELLOR KENYATTA UNIVERSITY IN SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM DURING THE MATRICULATION CEREMONY FOR KMA-07 HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY'S AMPHITHEATRE
Kenyatta University - Hosted International Criminal Law Experts to discuss the prospects, challenges and the future of International Criminal Justice in Africa since the Adoption of the Rome Statute in 1998. 23-24 September 2018.
Professor Viktor Marsai, from the National University of Public Service Budapest, Hungary delivering a Public Lecture on the Security situation in the Horn of Africa, at Kenyatta University, School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies, Staff members and post-graduate students.
Kenyatta University Post-Graduate Students Attended United Nations Day Celebrations – at the United Nations Office in Nairobi Kenya.
 

Qualification: PhD
Position: Lecturer
Department: International Relations, Conflict and Strategic Studies
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Address: P.O. BOX 43844-0200 NAIROBI, Kenya 

 

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 Publications

Journal Articles

  • Hannah M. M, Hamasi L & Kibaba M. (2021). Adoption of Community Security Initiatives against Protracted Insecurity in Laikipia North, Kenya. Journal of Research on Humanities and Social Sciences www.iiste.org ISSN 2224-5766 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0484 (Online) Vol.11, No.18, 2021
  • Abel H & Hamasi L. (2021). Reconsidering Africa’s Leadership Crisis and Endemic Civil Conflicts. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) |Volume V, Issue V, May 2021|ISSN 2454-6186 www.rsisinternational.org Page 146
  • Hamasi Linnet (2021). Kenya- US Relations under Joe Biden’s Presidency: Prospects and Challenges. In Kujenga Amani Social Science Research Council Journal (Kujenga-amani.ssrc.org). (February 10, 2021)
  • Abdalle, M. A & Hamasi, L. H. (2021). Security Agencies and Peace building in Southern Somalia: Case of Mogadishu. Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies, 5(9), 72 – 89.
  • Toweh, R; Kinyanjui, F& Hamasi, L. H. (2021). Participatory Approach in the Reintegration of Ex-Combatants in Nimba County, Liberia, (2005-2009). Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies. 5(10), 78 –98
  • Ogeto, G., Ogwora, E. T., & Hamasi, L. (2020). Resource-based conflict on women entrepreneurs in open air markets of Kisii County, Kenya. International Journal of Research and Scholarly Communication, 3(4)
  • Wambua Faith and Hamasi Linnet (2019). Engendering cooperatives to address structural violence among the Maasai of Kajiado Central Sub- County, Kenya. In African Journal of Co-operative Development and Technology Volume 4. No.1 June,2019
  • Asige Jacob Chavulimu, Bulitia Godrick Mathews, Hamasi Linnet, (2018). Effects of Inter-Ethnic Conflicts and Economic Growth in Nyando, Muhoroni and Tinderet Sub-Counties, Kenya. In The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies (ISSN 2321 - 9203) Vol. 6 Issue 3, pp. 111-126, March, 2018.
  • Asige Jacob Chavulimu, Bulitia Godrick Mathews, Hamasi Linnet, (2018). Effects of Stakeholders’ Participation in the Inter-Ethnic Conflicts and Economic Growth in Nyando, Muhoroni and Tinderet Sub-Counties, Kenya. In The International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), ISSN (Online): 2319-7064. Vol. 7 Issue 5, pp. 523-534, May 2018.
  • Hamasi Linnet (2017). Dynamics of Female Agency and Configuration of Space: Interrogating Spatial Dynamics in Western Kenya. In the Journal of Popular Education in Africa (JOPEA) , pp 85-94, Volume 1, Number 1, October 2017.(ISSN 25232800).
  • Hamasi Linnet (2017). Armed Women, Religion and Quest for Unknown: Interrogating Females in Terrorism and implications for Security in Kenya. In the Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies (JAIS), pp 69- 81, Volume 1, Number 1, October 2017 (ISSN 2523-6725).
  • Hamasi Linnet (2013). The Boy Child and New Gender Imperatives in Kenya: Investigating school dropout among boys in Marakwet County, Kenya. In Kenya Studies Review, pp 51-67, Vol 6, Number 2 Fall 2013 (ISSN 2150-5764).
  • Hamasi Linnet (2012). Blue Water and Green Water in Kenya: The politics of Women and Water conservation in the Mau Forest. In the journal of Gender in southern Africa: Conceptual and theoretical methods. (Meena R)(2012). Sapes Books: Harare
  • Hamasi Linnet (2011). The Social Organization of Water Control in the Emabungo Hills in West Bunyore Kenya. An American Ethnologist 12: 103-118.

Upcoming Journal article

  • Hamasi Linnet (2020). Gender Dynamics and water conflicts in Turkana County, Kenya. In The International Journal on Pastoralism

Book Chapters

  • Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (Eds) (2021). Introduction in Global Dynamics in Africa. Nairobi: Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-116-53-6
  • Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (Eds) (2020). Introduction in Politics and Sustainable Development in Africa. Nairobi: Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-116-61-1
  • Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (Eds) (2020). Introduction in Diversity and Sustainable Development in Africa. Nairobi: Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-116-62-8
  • Hamasi Linnet (2019). Women’s Knowledge Systems and Peace building among the pastoral communities of northern Kenya: Special reference to West Pokot County. Pp21-32. In Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds) (2019), Global Trends in Africa’s Development. Nairobi: Centre for Democracy Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-116-74-1
  • Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (2019). Introduction. Pp1-7. In Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds) (2019), Global Trends in Africa’s Development. Nairobi: Centre for Democracy Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-116-74-1
  • Hamasi Linnet (2019). Introduction. Pp 1-5. In Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds). Development Trends in Modern Africa. Nairobi: Centre for Democracy Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-116-73-4
  • Hamasi Linnet (2018). The Peasantry and Politics in Africa. In: Oloruntoba S., Falola T. (eds). The Palgrave Handbook of African Politics, Governance and Development New York: Palgrave Macmillan.  eBook ISBN 978-1-349-95232-8, Hardcover ISBN978-1-349-95231-1 
  • Hamasi Linnet (2018). “Women Militants, Gender, Terrorism and security in Kenya”. pp 202 -232 In: Ali M.Y., Nzau M. and Khannenje H. (Eds.), The Changing Dynamics of Terrorism and Violent Extremism: Policy and Practice,(Volume II). Nairobi: Horn International Institute for Strategic Studies (In Print). ISBN 978-9966-1962-3-1
  • Hamasi Linnet (2018). The current trends of radicalization of women and girls in Kenya.pp27. In Report on International Conference on Terrorism and Violent Extremism: The Changing Dynamics of Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Africa: Towards Effective Preventive and Counter- Terrorism Strategies. Nairobi: Horn International Institute for Strategic Studies (In Print).On 24th-26th
  • Hamasi Linnet (2017). Special Gendered Spaces in Rural Western Kenya and how they shape Societal Development Discourses in Amutabi Maurice (Ed) (2017), Beyond Agency, Voice and Space in Africa’s Development, Nairobi: Centre for Democracy Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-1933-2-2
  • Hamasi Linnet (2017). Radicalization of Women and Girls and Implication for Security in Kenya. In Amutabi Maurice (Ed) (2017), Africa in Global Development Discourses, Nairobi: Centre for Democracy Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-1933-3-9
  • Hamasi Linnet (2017). Gender Patriarchy and Agency in Maurice Amutabi’s Nakhamuna Stories from Western Kenya: Implications for Discourses on Development. In Amutabi Maurice (Ed) (2017), Africa at Development Crossroads. Nairobi: Centre for Democracy Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-1933-5-3
  • Hamasi Linnet (2017).  “Gender and Water Finance” pp 54-67 In:  A. Beyene and C.N. Luwesi (Eds.), Innovative Water Finance in Africa: A guide for Water Managers. Current African Issues No. 66 Vol.1: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala, Sweden. (In Print) SBN 978-91-7106-815-6 print-on-demand version
  • Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (Eds). (2016). Introduction in Rethinking Development Paradigms in Africa: International Perspectives Pp 1-4, Nairobi: Africa Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA). ISBN 978-9966-1933-9-1
  • Hamasi Linnet (2016). “Health Discourses and Ethno Medicine in Rural Africa: Interrogating Women’s Knowledge Systems among the Marakwets of Kenya” Pp51-66 in Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (Eds). (2016). Rethinking Development Paradigms in Africa: International Perspectives, Nairobi: Africa Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA). ISBN 978-9966-1933-9-1
  • Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (Eds) (2016). Introduction in Africa and Competing Discourses on Development: Gender, Agency, Space and Representation. Nairobi: Africa Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA). ISBN 978-9966-1933-8-4
  • Hamasi Linnet (2015). “Ethno Weather as a Marker of food security among the pastoral community of Elgeyo Marakwet in Kenya: Women’s Knowledge Systems” Pp 209-227. In Amutabi Maurice (2015). Democracy, Civil Society and Development in Africa, Nairobi: Africa Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA). ISBN: 978-9966-015-70-9
  • Hamasi Linnet (2014). “Market Women and Peace Building among the pastoral communities of Kenya: Special reference to Elgeyo Marakwet County” Pp 53-70 in Maurice Amutabi (Ed) (2014). Africa and the challenges of globalization: Opportunities and prospects. Nairobi: Research, the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA).ISBN 978-9966-015-68-6
  • Hamasi Linnet (2013). “Discipline in Schools in Kenya: Interrogating Alternative Methods of maintaining discipline in public Secondary schools in Maseno Division” Pp. 1-4. In Maurice N. Amutabi (Ed) (2013). Education and Development in Africa. Nairobi: Research, Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). ISBN 978-9966-015-67-9
  • Hamasi Linnet (2013). Women and Land Rights among the Pastoral Ethnic Groups of Kenya: Focus on the Keiyo and Marakwet Communities. Pp 7 & 52. In SLM Agro-Pastoral Project, Kenya (2013). Sustainable Land Management in Dry Lands of Kenya: Towards increased Land Productivity. State Department of Livestock, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Hamasi Linnet (2013). “Election Hotspots in 2013 in Kenya: A case of Kajiado County” Pp. 434-444. In Maurice N. Amutabi (Ed) (2013). Studies in Culture, Gender and Education in Africa. Nairobi: Research, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA).ISBN 978-996-015-65-5
  • Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (2011). Poverty and pastoralist land rights in Northern Kenya: Interrogating historical injustices and institutional failure in Kenya.Pp28. In P. I. Iribe Mwangi, J. B. Ndohvu, Nervi Muhoro &Mumia G. Osaaji (Eds).  A Report of the Symposium on Poverty as a Human Rights Violation. Held at Lake Naivasha Country Club on September 28th - 30th, 2011

Books published

  • Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds). (2021). Global Dynamics in Africa. Nairobi. CEDRED Publications. ISBN 978-9966-116-53-6
  • Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds). (2021). Coping with COVID-19Pandemic in Africa and Beyond. Nairobi. CEDRED Publications. ISBN 978-9966-116-56-7
  • Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds). (2020). Politics and Sustainable Development in Africa. Nairobi: The Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978 - 9966-116 -61 – 1
  • Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds). (2020). Diversity and Sustainable Development in Africa. Nairobi: The Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978 - 9966-116 -62 – 8
  • Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds). (2019). Development Trends in Modern Africa.  Nairobi: The Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-116-73-4
  • Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds). (2019). Global Trends in Africa’s Development. Nairobi: The Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978 - 9966-116 -74 – 1
  • Amutabi Maurice and Linnet Hamasi (Eds). (2017). Africa: A Continent in Transition. Nairobi: The Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED).
  • Hamasi Linnet (2017). Gender, Patriarchy and Power Dynamics in Nakhamuna Stories of Western Kenya: Implications for Female Agency, Voice and Space, Nairobi: Centre of Democracy Research and Development (CEDRED). ISBN 978-9966-1933-7-7,
  • Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (Eds) (2016). Rethinking Development Paradigms in Africa: International Perspectives, Nairobi: Africa Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA). ISBN 978-9966-1933-9-1
  • Amutabi Maurice and Hamasi Linnet (Eds) (2016). Africa and Competing Discourses on Development: Gender, Agency, Space and Representation, Nairobi: Africa Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA). ISBN 978-9966-1933-8-4

Upcoming book in 2021

  •  Hamasi Linnet (2021). Women’s Knowledge Systems and Peace Building among African Pastoral Communities: Interrogating the Marakwet of Kenya. To be published by Palgrave Macmillan

Conference/ Workshop Papers and Presentations

2021

  • A Paper presented on “Natural Resource Conflicts in the Maasai Mara Ecosystems and Implications on Poverty, Gender Inequality and Nomadic Destitution” in the virtual 11th Annual Interdisciplinary International Conference held on June 23-26th
  • A Paper presented on “Kenya-Somalia Maritime Border dispute: Genesis, Prospects and Challenges in virtual workshop organised by the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) and Somali International Rehabilitation Centre (SIRC) on the theme, current Developments, Peace and Stability in the Horn of Africa
  • A paper presented on “Pastoral Practices and Water conflicts in northern Kenya and implications on security” in the virtual 12th Annual Interdisciplinary International Conference held in November, 22-24th

2020

  • A Paper presented on “Women and Implications for Peace and Security: Lessons from Implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Kenya in the Second-Generation Kenya National Action Plan (KNAP II) Validation Workshop organized by the Ministry of Gender and the UN Women on 18th February, 2020 in the Hilton Hotel of Nairobi, Kenya
  • A paper presented on “Water conflicts and communal interventions in northern Kenya: Focus on Isiolo County in the Uppsala University/ Kenyatta University online workshop under the Theme “Response of communities to conflict” on 26th -27th May, 2020.
  • A paper presented on “Gender dynamics and livestock management in northern Kenya: Special reference to Turkana County in the Uppsala University/ Kenyatta University online workshop under the theme “Response of communities to conflict” on 26th -27th May, 2020.

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