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About Isabel Mukonyora, D. Phil.

Isabel Mukonyora is now a Professor of Religion with a job in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Western Kentucky University. She teaches Introduction to Religion; Global Christianity; Christianity in Africa, Women and Religion, Religion and Ecology, and, sometimes the Theory and Method Class. Most of Professor Mukonyora's publications come from a variety of research projects on the role of religion in postcolonial Africa. She is currently working on a book examining the public role of Christianity in shaping attitudes to the environment in colonial Southern Rhodesia.


Present Full Professor, Western Kentucky University Department of Philosophy & Religion


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Honors and Awards

  • WKU Summer Research Scholarship 2009
  • WKU PCAL Faculty Research Grant, 2013
  • WKU Regular Faculty Scholar 2006/7, Western Scholar Fall 2006; Junior Scholarship Award 2004/5
  • Carter G Woodson Postdoctoral Fellow 2001-2002 at University of Virginia
  • "O" Visa - US Immigration and Justice Department 2002
  • Senior Fulbright Scholar 2000-2001 at University of Virignia
  • British Commonwealth Scholar at the University of Oxford, England 1992-1995


Contact Information

Philosophy and Religion Department
Cherry Hall 319a
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights
Bowling Green
KY 42101
Phone: 270-745-5754
Fax: 270-745-5261


Book Chapters (3)

Books (2)

Selected Chapters of Books (4)

Selected Articles in Journals (5)

Other (1)