About Muiru Ngugi
I teach at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Nairobi. Prior to joining the University of Nairobi, I taught at SPU, Truman State University, and at Washington and Jefferson College where I was a Carnahan Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow. I hold a PhD from Emory University and I am a former Chevening Scholar at the University of Wales, Cardiff. My interests are in media policy and free expression, constitutionalism, nationalism and popular culture.
Arts and Humanities, History, Civil Rights and Discrimination, Communications Law, Constitutional Law, Education Law, Human Rights Law, Intellectual Property Law, Internet Law, Law and Politics, Religion Law, Communication, Broadcast and Video Studies, Communication Technology and New Media, Critical and Cultural Studies, Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Ethnicity in Communication, Health Communication, International and Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal and Small Group Communication, Journalism Studies, Mass Communication, Organizational Communication, Other Communication, Public Relations and Advertising, Social Influence and Political Communication, Speech and Rhetorical Studies, African Studies, American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Models and Methods, Other Political Science, Political Theory, and Sociology of Culture
Media, media regulation, media law, journalism, media and democracy, nationalism, identity, free expression, popular culture, African studies,
|2003 ‐ 2008||PhD, Emory University ‐ Graduate School of Arts & Sciences|
|2003 ‐ 2007||MA, Emory University ‐ Graduate School of Arts & Sciences|
|1997 ‐ 1998||PhD, Abandoned after coursework, George Mason University ‐ Cultural Studies|
|1993 ‐ 1995||MA, Cardiff University|
|1987||Diploma, Kenya Institute of Mass Communication ‐ Journalism|
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Contributions to Books (3)
Contribution to Book
Memory, Traditionalism and Constitutionalism: Overcoming the Problem of Nation Formation ...
Re-Thinking and Re-Imagining Nationalism in 21st Century Africa: Ideology, Epistemology and Philosophy (2008)
Abstract: Since the dawn of the second liberation in Kenya in the early 1990s, Kenyans have been trying to write ...