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Dr. Charles Okeyo

Mr. Charles Wagunda – Asst. Lecturer, Communication Studies


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Mr. Charles Wagunda has over seven years of teaching experience at the university level. Part of that time, he has served as the INFOCOMS School senate representative, a member of the gender mainstreaming committee, the departmental exam coordinator, and the departmental curriculum review committee, among other positions.

He is an assistant Lecturer of Communication Studies, currently awaiting to be conferred with a PhD degree (Communication Studies) by Rongo University, Kenya. He has a M.Sc. (Communication Studies)-Moi University, Postgraduate Dip Ed. (Management) -KEMI and B.Ed. Arts, Hons. (English/Literature)-Moi University.

Service to the Media Industry

Mr. Wagunda is a regular opinion writer in mainstream newspaper columns. Some of his articles include:



Mr. Wagunda has received awards and accreditations including:

Policy Communication Fellowship-African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)/Population Reference Bureau (PRB) -2020

Accredited by the Media Council of Kenya as a media trainer.

Research Interest

Mr. Wagunda’s research interest is in Media representation of gender/health issues as well as Strategic communication.


A sample of his recent publications include: 

Wagunda, C., Ogenga, F & Oluoch, J. (2021). Textual meanings of the representation of intimate partner violence by the Kenyan press. New Media and Mass Communication96(20021), 75-84.



Wagunda, C., Oluoch, J & Ogenga, F. (2020). Understanding media representation of intimate partner violence in Kenya: An analysis of the mainstream press. International Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies (IJPCS)6(2), 15-35.



Wagunda, C., Agalo, J & Oluoch, J. (2016). Influence of voluntary medical male circumcision communication strategies on risk perception among secondary school students in Kenya. Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing, 28(2016), 20-28.




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