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KYALO WA NGULA CURRICULUM VITAE

Cell Phone Number: 0720- 697428 Address: Africa Nazarene University, P.O Box 53067-00200, NAIROBI Email address: kyalowangula@yahoo.com, kngula@anu.ac.ke Nationality: Kenya EDUCATION Current PhD. Student, Mass Communication-Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP)- York St John/ANU. M. A. Communication Development- Daystar University. Specialized in Health and Development Communication. Advisors, Prof. Ann Miller & Dr. Majalia Mjomba Thesis: Patterns of disclosure of HIV Seropositivity by Akamba men to family and family responses. B.A. Communication-Daystar University. Specialized in Electronic and Print Media

2011-Current

2007- 2008

2001-2005

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS 2010- Current: Lecturer, Mass Communication Department Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi, Kenya. 2008-2009 -Part-time Lecturer, Communication Department Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya, 2008-2009 2009-Adjunct Faculty, Department of Mass Communication Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. MAJOR AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST Mass communication effects, health communication-HIV/AIDS, sexuality and behaviour change, Development communication, Doctor-patient communication, Youth, religion and communication. RESEARCH WORK EXPERIENCE 2008- Assistant Researcher at the Center for Research, Publications and Consultancy at Daystar University, Nairobi- Kenya. Conception and design of research tools Data collection, analysis and report writing Facilitated SPSS tutorials to both undergraduate and graduate classes Part of core team organizing colloquiums and research workshops 2007-2008 Graduate Research Assistant, Daystar University

Providing peer tutoring on grammar, term paper writing and public speaking Facilitating postgraduate students on graduate research and thesis writing

2007- Research Assistant, Ph.D. dissertation on the development of informal markets in Nairobi suburbs for Rachel Rachenbach, Cornell University. 2006- Project Supervisor & Head Research Assistant, Daystar University/ Central Florida, Vernacular Radio Edutainment Research project Coordinated site visits and worked as a Liaison Officer Developed and translated surveys to Kamba vernacular Supervised research assistants. Moderated focus group discussions and in-depth interviews Transcribed and analyzed data 2004-2005 Research Assistant, Ph.D. dissertation research on HIV/AIDS Disclosure Patterns in Nairobi. for Anne Miller, Communication Lecturer, Central California University. Led focus group discussions and in-depth interviews among people living with HIV/AIDS. Administered questionnaires. Coordinated site visits. 2005

Research Assistant, Ph.D. dissertation research on Interpersonal Communication within the Kamba family for Jane Awiti, Communication Lecturer, Daystar University. Led focus group discussions. Administered questionnaires. Coordinated site visits. Intern Radio producer at Adventist World Radio-Nairobi

2005

2003-2005 Writing/Speech Consultant & Team Leader, Daystar University Writing & Speech Centre Provided one-on-one peer tutoring in grammar, composition and public speaking. Co-organized workshops on CV, cover letter writing, and job interviews facilitated by KPMG staff. 2004-2005 Producer and Presenter, Shine FM 103.1 Founded and co-produced Society Today, a magazine programme and talk show discussing contemporary political and social issues. Reported and presented station news breaks. 1992-2001 Accounts Assistant Intra Safaris Ltd P.O Box 454, Diani- Mombasa.

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS Current: Miller, A.N., Ngula, The impact of church contextual factors on church-going youths HIV prevention behavior in Nairobi, Kenya: A crossdenominational study. Miller, A.N., Ngula, K & Musambira, G. (2012). Predictors of sexual behaviour among church-going youths in Nairobi, Kenya: a crossdenominational study. African Journal of AIDS Research 2012, 11(1): 5764. Miller, A. N., Booker, N. A., Mwithia, J. K., Kizito, M. N., & Ngula, K. (2011).Kenyan Patients Attitudes Regarding Doctor Ethnicity and PatientProvider Communication. African Communication Research, 2. Miller, A. N., Kinya, J., Kizito, M., Ngula, K., Njoroge, L., & Davis, K. D. (2011). Kenyan Religious Leaders Perspectives on Communicating about HIV and Sexuality. African Journal of AIDS Research 2011, 10(3): 271280. Ngula, K., & Miller, A. N. (2010). Self-disclosure of HIV seropositivity in Kenya: boundary management by HIV-positive Kamba men and their families. Southern Communication Journal, 75, 28-48. Miller, A. N., Kizito, M. N., & Ngula, K. (2010). Research and Publication by Communication Faculty in East Africa: A challenge to the Global Community of Communication Scholars. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, vol 3,(4),286-303. Miller, A. N., Mwithia, J. K., Booker, N. A., Kizito, M. N., & Ngula, K. (2010). Kenyan Patients Attitudes Regarding Doctor Ethnicity and DoctorPatient Ethnic Discordance. Patient Education and Counselling, doi:10.1016/j.pec.2010.04.037. Miller, A. N., Golding, L., Ngula, K., Wambua, M. A., Kizito, M. N., Mutua, E., Odondi, C., Booker, N. A., Mwithia, J. K., & Rubin, D. L. (2009). Couples communication on sexual and relational issue in Machakos District, Kenya. African Journal of AIDS Research, 8, 51-60.

PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPERS Miller, A. N., Mwithia, J. K., Booker, N. A., Kizito, M. N., & Ngula, K. (2010). The Relationship of Doctor Ethnicity and Doctor-Patient Ethnic Concordance to Patient-Provider Communication in Nairobi, Kenya. Manuscript submitted to the annual convention of the National Communication Association, San Francisco Miller, A. N., Kizito, M. N., & Ngula, K. (2009, November). Life and work as a communication scholar in East Africa: A challenge to the communication

discipline. Paper presented at to the annual convention of National Communication Association, Chicago. Ngula, K., & Miller, A. N. (2009, November). Self-disclosure of HIV seropositivity in Kenya: boundary management by HIV-positive Kamba men and their families. Paper presented at to the annual convention of National Communication Association, Chicago. Golding, L., Miller, A. N., Ngula, K., Wambua, M. A., Mutua, J., Odondi, C., Kizito, M. N., Mwithia, J. K., Booker, N. A., & Rubin, D. L. (2007, November). Couples communication about sexual issues in Machakos District, Kenya. Paper presented at to the annual convention of National Communication Association, Chicago. CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

Collaboration for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Focus-on-Faculty workshops on Research and Teaching series at Daystar University-2010current Inaugural East African communication Association (EACA) Conference (2011). Facilitator: Writers workshop for Open Distance lecturers at ANU (2010) Strathmore Ethics Conference-Strathmore (2010) Thesis Advisory workshop at Daystar University-2009 Continuing Education Conference at Pan Africa Hotel-2008 COURSES TAUGHT

Africa Nazarene University Broadcast Programming and Broadcast Management. Public Speaking, Speech Writing & Analysis, Media and Society, Media Criticism, Broadcast Writing, Introduction to Broadcast Media, Communication Research Methodology, Theories of Mass Communication, Public Relations, Public Relations Writing, Magazine and Feature Writing, Communication Systems in Africa, Independent Study Project. Daystar University Broadcast Writing, Communication Systems of Africa, Persuasion. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT) Intercultural Communication, Specialized and Magazine Writing CONSULTANCY WORK Communication Specialist, Kenya Youth Employment & Empowerment Initiative (KYEEI) 2010-Current-Pro bono Consultant, Publication Policy, Daystar University 2009-2010 Marketing Consultant, FURUKOMBE-2008-2009 Academic and Career counselling-secondary schools 2009-current

PROFESSIONAL AND DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE Secretary, Mass Communication Department (ANU)-Current Secretary, Senate Research Committee (ANU)-Current Committee Member, Staff Development Committee (ANU)-Current Committee Member, Graduation Committee (ANU)-2010-Current Committee Member, Awards and Honours Committee (ANU)-Current Peer Reviewing Service Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 2008-present Other Editorial Service 2010-Current-Editor, Africa Nazarene University, Graduation Magazine 2010-2011 Editor , Nuzbuzz Newsletter-ANU Internal newsletter 2004-2008 Writer, Christian Miracle Magazine. M.A. Academic Advising-Reader, Daystar University-Kenya Martha Riziki Toili (Current) communication for behaviour change: Breast cancer prevention using development support communication model. Kili Sydney. (2010-2011).An Evaluation of the Skills of Customer Service Agents in Corporate Communication: A Case of Kencall EPZ Ltd. Catherine Wanjala, (2010-2011). The impact of the 2009 economic recession on businesses in Kenya: A case study of Nation Television (NTV) Undergraduate Senior ProjectSupervisor, Africa Nazarene University Ruth Mwanzia (2012) Water Resources Management Authority Hellen Olilo (2012) The Star Newspaper Winnie Miriti (2011) The Leadership Academy Peter Gachunga Kariuki (2011) Sunday Publishers Valine Moraa (2011) Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Andrew Onyango (2011) Africa Nazarene University Grace Igandu Mwaniki. (2010). Multichoice Kenya Jackline Wangombe (2012). Global Peace Festival

Ater Sawa (2012). Sunday Express Patricia Kogatto (2012) Consolidated Bank Mercy Kamau (2012) KUSSCO ACHIEVEMENTS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE 2011- Certificate in Action Learning facilitated by York St. John and ANU 2005 Certificate, Environmental Journalism and Communication Course facilitated by SIDA, Makerere & Daystar Universities. 2003 Volunteer, Nyumbani Childrens Home- Nairobi (ICL-Community work) 2003 Certificate, HIV/AIDS Peer Training, I Choose Life (ICL) 2003 Certificate, Peer Counselling- Daystar University. 2002 Certificate, Stepping Stones HIV/AIDS training package for University students facilitated by Action-Aid Kenya. INTERESTS Writing, Travelling, Reading. REFEREES Prof. Faith Nguru Dean, School of Communication Daystar University P.O Box 44400- 00100 NAIROBI. Cell phone 0721413010 Prof. Ann Neville Miller Associate Professor Nicholson School of Communication University of Central Florida P. O. Box 61344, ORLANDO, FL 32816-1344 aemiller@mail.ucf.edu, james.ann.miller@gmail.com (work) 407-823-2602; (cell) 407-617-2651; (fax) 407-823-6360 Mr. Patrick Mungai Managing Director Creative Publishing Ltd. P.O Box 5843-00200 NAIROBI. Cellphone 0721947829