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Renson Muchiri Mwangi

Associate Professor of Business Research Methods and Director of Quality Assurance, KCA University

Prof. Renson Muchiri is a graduate of Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA, and an alumnus of the DAAD/DIES International Deans’ leadership Course (IDC). He holds a Doctor of Management from Weatherhead School of Management, Master of Science in Statistics and Bachelor of Education degrees both from Egerton University, Kenya. At Weatherhead School of Management, he was a DM/Mandel Scholar and won the Mitchell V. Morse DM Scholarship.

Prof. Renson has vast experience in Kenyan basic, tertiary, and University education having started his career as a graduate teacher under Teachers Service Commission (TSC), then serving as a lecturer at Kenya College of Accountancy, and deputy department head at Kenya School of Professional Studies. His university teaching career began in 1998 at Africa Nazarene University, and continuing to Daystar University, and KCA University. He has also served as an academic leadership in senior university positions. Prof. Muchiri is a program peer reviewer with the Commission for University Education (CUE), has been an examiner with Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examination Board (KASNEB), and is an external dissertation supervisor with University of Botswana.

Prof. Muchiri has been, continues to be, involved in research and scholarship. He has organized and convened conferences that bring together industry practitioners, government officials, and academic scholars. He has also led research projects and conducted research in areas of, entrepreneurship, small business management, and youth engagement with Kenyan cooperatives. He has supervised and graduate masters’ and PhD students. Renson has published papers in peered refereed journals like the Journal of Small Business Management, the Case Focus journal, among others, and presented papers in international peer refereed conferences including Africa Academy of Management, American Education Research Association, (AERA), Kenya Scholars and Studies Association (KESSA. As a scholar, Renson has been member of board of peer reviewers for Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (JEE), Editor of KCA Journal of Business Management, member of Insurance regulatory Authority (IRA) Research Review Board of Kenya, as well as a founder member and official of the Private Universities Research Consortium of Kenya (PURCK). He has reviewed journal articles, conference papers, and book manuscripts. He is a member of Strategic Management Society (SMS), Africa Academy of Management (AFAM), and American Education Research Association (AERA). Prof. Muchiri’s research interest and focus areas include entrepreneurship, organization leadership, and SMEs development.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Business Research Methods and Director of Quality Assurance, KCA University