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Caroline Sabina Wekullo

Caroline Sabina Wekullo, Ph.D. is a Research Scientist affiliated with the Directorate of Research at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. She received her Doctoral Degree in Higher Education Administration from Texas A&M University. Her research centers on policy and financial issues in higher education institutions; student access, retention, engagement, and completion, as well as faculty performance. Dr. Wekullo is an editorial board member, copy editor, series editor, and reviewer of several top-tier journals in her field. She has published extensively and made several presentations nationally and internationally.
She has a vast experience in teaching, research , and consultancy. Dr. Wekullo has has worn several grants individual and collaboratively. She is an alumni of the Bush School of Government and Public Service.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Research Scientist, Masinde Muliro University Of Science and Technology

Education

  • 2018 
    Texas A&M University, PhD
  • 2008 
    Moi University, Master of philosophy- Economics of Education

Publications

  • 2020
    Beyond free primary education: Pathways to academic persistence in Kenyan free education system. Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary , Elementary,7 Early Childhood Education. DOI: 10.1080/03004279.2020.1840606,
  • 2020
    Prevalence and predictors of receipt of weight loss advice among a nationally representative sample of overweight and obesity Kenyans. African Health Sciences,20(2),903-911. ,
  • 2020
    The relationship between alternative strategies of funding and institutional financial health for public research universities. Higher Education Politics and Economics.6(1),81-103. doi: 10.32674/hepe.v6i1.2439.,
  • 2020
    Experiences of students who are single mothers on university campuses: A Systematic Review from 1997 to 2019. International Journal of Higher Education and Research ,10(2):1-31. ISSN 2277 260X (online). http://www.ijher.com. doi:10.7755/ijher170720.01.,
  • 2019
    International student engagement: Implications for higher education administrators. Journal of International Students. A Quarterly Publication on International Education.9,1317-334. doi.org/10.32674/jis. v9i1.257,
  • 2019
    Social determinants of hypertension and type-2 diabetes in Kenya: A latent class analysis of a nationally representative sample. PLOS ONE,
  • 2019
    Determining faculty research productivity in selected leading public universities in Kenya. International Journal of Educational Development 66(2019), 44-51. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2019.01.005,
  • 2018
    Talent development in emerging economies through learning and development capacity building. Advances in Developing Human Resources 20(4), 498-516,
  • 2018
    Health and human development in Kenya: A review of literature from high income, middle income, and low-income countries. European Journal of Training and Development, 42. 1(2),5-34,
  • 2018
    Conflict management in Kenya’s public universities. In, N. T. Watson, Etchells, M. J., & L. Xie (Eds.). Cultural impact on conflict management in higher education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.,
  • 2018
    Privatization and the Public Good: Public Universities in the Balance by Matthew T. Lambert. The Review of Higher Education, 41(3), 487-490.,
  • 2017
    Review of the book Lawrence Busch. Knowledge for sale: The neoliberal takeover of higher education. Cambridge, Massachusetts; London, England: The MIT Press, 2017.176pp. Hardcover: $24.95. ISBN 9780262036078. The Review of Higher Education, 42(3),1023 -1024,
  • 2017
    Outsourcing in higher education: The known and unknown about the practice. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 39(4), 453-468.,
  • 2014
    The role of digital libraries in bridging the knowledge gap in Africa. MOUSAION South African Journal of Information Studies, 32(1), 64-83.,
  • 2012
    Income generating potential of universities: Assessment of Income Generating Potential in Universities; Kenya. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. ,

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    The Psychosocial Effects of COVID-19 on the Livelihood of Border Land Communities in the Lake Victoria Region of Kenya.
    Role:
    Co-PI
    Funding Source:
    seed money
  • 2020
    Union-Management partnership in Development of University education: A case of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
    Role:
    Co-PI
    Funding Source:
    Seed money from Institution
  • 2017
    Volatility in State Spending for Higher Education The Forum on the Future of Public Education
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    min-American Education Research Association

Professional Memberships

  • Kenya Institute of Management
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • American Educational Research Association
  • Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
  • Comparative International Education Society