Interests and Specialties

History of Development; activities of NGOs – Western and Islamic; Conflict and Peace; expansion of Islam; Refugees, Youth and Development

Current Projects

Editing an anthology on Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa; co-editing an edited volume (with Toyin Falola), on Perspectives on African Environment and Technology

Editorial Work

Editor, East Africa Journal of Humanities and Sciences (EAJHS) published by the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi.

Book Reviews

Maurice N. Amutabi. Beyond Women’s Empowerment in Africa: Exploring Dislocation and Agency. By Elinami Veraeli Swai. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Pp. xv+220, price $ 85. ISBN: 9780230102484.pp. 15-8. 2012.

Prof. Maurice Amutabi is the author of 'The NGO Factor in Africa'. (described as a 'leading publication' on NGOs in Africa).

Editorial Work

  1.  Editor, East Africa Journal of Humanities and Sciences (EAJHS) published by the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi.
  2.  Editor-in-chief, Kenya Studies Review, published by Kenya Scholars and Studies Association (KESSA), Ohio, since 2009.
  3.  Reviews articles for the International Journal of Educational Development (IJED), 2000-2007.
  4.  Editorial Adviser of Ife Journal of the Humanities and Social Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
  5.  Reviews articles for Africa Today (published by Indiana University Press), 2005- to the present.
  6.  Editor of Studies in the Economic History of Kenya (Edwin Mellen Press), 2009.
  7.  Co-editor of Lifelong Learning in Africa (Edwin Mellen Press), 2009.
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Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi (Ph.D),


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