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Patrick Muthengi Maluki

Senior Lecturer, Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi

Dr. Patrick Maluki holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, a Masters degree in Politics from Jawarhalal Nehru University – India and a Bachelors Degree in Education from Moi University. He is an experienced trainer and researcher in International Negotiation, Mediation, human rights and governance and peace building issues. He is a lecturer at the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi and has carried out academic research in a number of areas.
In 2012, he was part of a University of Nairobi team which carried out a baseline survey on the status of human rights in Kenya and in 2013 he also carried out a research on the gender dimension of international terrorism. Dr. Maluki’s latest publications include: ‘Arms Proliferation, Disarmament and Human Security in the Horn of Africa’ J-STEM Vol.6. No.1 and 2 2014; Peace Building Strategies And Sustainable Peace In Rwanda And Burundi, Heinrich-Bocking: Scholars Press and ‘Piracy as a threat to Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean’, in Makumi Mwangiru and Aparajia Biswas (eds) East Africa-India Security Relations, Nairobi: IDIS/PRIASA
Previously he trained senior police officers and District Officers on conflict transformation and peace building at the Kenya Institute of Administration. Dr. Patrick Maluki is a consultant with the Foreign Service Institute and in that capacity he has been involved in Training Senior government officer both from South Sudan and Somalia on Good governance and Public Diplomacy. Dr. Patrick Maluki has done consultancy work for the International Peace Support Training Centre where he trains prospective military and civilian peacekeeping officers on the Theory and Practice of Peacekeeping Operations. He has also consulted for the Security research and information centre where he contacted workshops on public relations and service delivery for senior police officers and presented a paper of security sector reforms in Kenya.


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    - Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi