Prof. Peter Kinyua Muriungi

 
Prof. Peter Kinyua Muriungi
Vice chancellor Tharaka University
07 28229548
Marimanti, Kenya Along Chiakariga-Marimanti-UraGate Road, near Gatunga Market Centre
Referees

1) Prof. Erastus N. Njoka Vice-Chancellor, Chuka University P.O Box 109 – 60400 Chuka Phone: 0721672506 Email: prof_njoka@yahoo.com

(2) Prof. Zachary N. Waita Ag. DVC (Administration, Finance, Planning and Development) Chuka University P.O Box 109 – 60400 Chuka Phone: 0725130187 Email: znwaita@yahoo.com

(3) Prof. Adiel Magana FSET Chuka University P.O Box 109 – 60400 Chuka Phone:0723147273 Email:adielmagana@gmail.com

Educational Background

Doctoral Studies: Centre for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics, University of Tromsø, Norway, 2004 to 2008. Doctorate in Linguistics.

Masters: University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 2002-2003, Master of Arts (Linguistics).

Undergraduate Studies: University of Nairobi, 1994-1998, Bachelor of Education (Arts), Grade: Second class Honours, Upper Division. Teaching subjects (English language and literature)

Administrative Experience

(1) January 18th 2019 – Appointed Principal, Tharaka University College.

(2) August 21st 2017 17th January, 2019 – Appointed Acting Principal, Tharaka University College

(3) March 2017 to August 20th 2017 – Appointed Director Chuka University Tharaka Campus, and Director Quality Assurance and Performance Contracting, Chuka University Main Campus.

(4) March 23rd 2011 to Feb 2017 – Appointed Founding Director Quality Assurance and Performance Contracting, Chuka University.

(5) 6 th December 2011 to February 2013 – Elected to represent the Academic Board in Chuka University College Council, the highest governing body of the University College.

(6) 19th January 2012 to February 2013: Appointed as a member of the Human Resources Management Committee of Chuka University College Council.

(7) 15th February 2012 to 21st August 2017: Appointed Assistance Management Representative in ISO QMS Implementation.

(8) 17th June 2010 – 23rd March 2011 – Coordinator Quality Assurance and Performance Contracting.

(9) 17th June 2010 – to date – Member Chuka University Senate

(10) Jan 1999 – Jan 2002: Principal, Mukothima Girls’ Secondary School, Tharaka North, Tharaka Nithi County. Taught English Language and Literature. In charge of school administration. 

Publications Papers in refereed Journals

(1) Kanampiu, P., & Muriungi, P. June 2019. Order of Modifiers in the Kitharaka Noun Phrase. International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature. 7(6):10-21.

(2) Muriungi, P., & Kanampiu, P. 2019. Kitharaka Event and Result Nominals. Journal of Literature, Language and Linguistics. 7:20-25.

(3) Muriungi, P, & Mbandi, N. March 2019. Syntactic Analysis of Kimbeere Relative Clauses. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 7(3): 236-249.

(4) Mbaka N. & Muriungi, P. 2018. Lexical Borrowing. A documentation of Gichuka Loanwords. Intenational Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 6(4): 17-32. CV Prof. Peter Muriungi, December, 2019 7

(5) Mbaka, N., Muriungi, P. 2018. Gichuka Constituent Structure in Government Phonology Theory. Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 23(3): 51-59.

(6) Muriungi, C., Muriungi, P., & Kobia, J. January 2018. Interlanguage Strategy of Overgeneralization Used by Primary School Learners of English in MirigaMieru West Division, Meru County. Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 22(12): 42-46.

(7) Atieno, C., Muriungi, P., & Mukuthuria, M. October 2016. Hate Speech in the Creation of Socio-Political Dominance in Kenyan Parliamentary Debates. American International Journal of Contemporary Research. 6(5): 78-86.

(8) Atieno C., Mukuthuria, M., & Muriungi, P. 2016. The Use of presupposition in the Creation of Social Political Dominance in Kenyan Parliamentary Debates between 1992 and 2010. Journal of Education and Practice. 7(24): 154-172.

(9) Karuri, M., & Muriungi, P. October 2016. Creation of Identities in Political Conflict: Kenyan Newspaper Discourse. International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature. 4

(10): 6-18. (10) Irehi, H., Muriungi, P., & Muriungi, C. July 2016. Strategies Used for Emphasis in Kimuthambi. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal. 3(7): 118-132.

(11) Muriungi, P. 2015. The nanosyntax of Noun Agreement in Kiitharaka. Global Journal for Research Analysis. 4(9):17-19.

(12) Mbaka, N., Muriungi, P., & Muriungi, C. 2015. Consonant Substitution in Gichuka Loanwords. International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies.

(13) Ntarangwi, L., Muriungi, P., & Muriungi, C. 2015. A Syntactic Analysis of Agreement in Gitigania. IJSELL. 3(9): 42-63.

(14) Ireri, H., Muriungi, P., Waita, Z. & Muriungi, C. 2015. Strategies used for Persuasion in Kimuthambi. Journal of Literature, Languages and Linguistics.15: 65-80.

(15) Ireri, H., Muriungi, P., Waita, Z. & Muriungi, C. 2015. Speech Act Features of Kimuthambi Utterances used for Persuasion. International Journal of English Language, Liteture and Humanities.

(16) Muriungi, P., & Kathomi, M. 2015. Constraints on Wh-Question Formation in Gichuka. Advances in Social Research Journal. 2(1):147-754.

(17) Muriungi, Peter. 2015. Wh-question formation in Kenyan Bantu Languages: The case of Kitharaka, Gichuka, Kikuyu, Kiembu and Kikamba. International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature (IJSELL). 3(1) 35-38.

(18) Muthaa, G., Muriungi, P., & Njue, K. 2014. Competence of Security Officers in the Management of Examination in Secondary Schools in Kenya. Open Journal of Social Sciences. 2: 73-78.

(19) Muriungi, P., Mbui M. 2015. The Influence of Motivation on Acquisition of English Language Skills Among Day Secondary School Students in Imenti South District, Kenya. International Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Studies. 2(5): 52-58.

(20) Muriungi, P., Kathomi, M., & Karuri, M. 2014. The Syntax of wh-questions in Gichuka. Open Journal of Modern Linguistics.

(21) Muriungi, P. 2013. Phrasal Movement Inside Bantu Verbs. Deriving Affix Scope and Order in Kiitharaka. Syntax.

(22) Muriungi, P., & Mbui M. 2013. The Influence of Mother-tongue maintenance on the Acquisition of English Language Skills among Day Secondary School Students in Imenti South District, Kenya. International Journal of Linguistics. 5(1): 296-305.

(23) Kirimi, H., Muriungi, P., and Waita, Z. 2012. Misinterpretations in English Kimuthambi Church Sermons. English Linguistics Research. 1(2): 88-100. CV Prof. Peter Muriungi, December, 2019 8

(24) Muriungi, P., Mukuthuria, M., & Gatavi Margaret. 2011. Education and Language: Errors in English Language and their Remedies. The Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 7 (2): 87-116.

(25) Muriungi, P. 2011. The Morphosyntax of two Classes of Adjectives in Kiitharaka. International Journal of Professional Practice, 2(3): 236-246.

(26) Muriungi, P. 2011 An Antilocality Restriction on Subject wh-phrases in Kiitharaka. Lingua, 121 (5): 822-831.

(27) Muriungi, P. 2010. Accounting for the Three Readings of the Causative Morpheme in Kiitharaka. Nordic Journal of African Studies, 19 (3): 181-200.

(28) Muriungi, P. 2009. The Union Spell-out Mechanism. In Tromsoe Working Papers in Linguistics, ed. Peter Svenonius, Michal Starke, Gilliam Ramchand and Knut Tarald Taraldsen, pp. 101-205.

(29) Muriungi, P., & Abels, K. 2008. The Focus Marker in Kîîtharaka. Syntax and Semantics. Lingua 118: 687-731.

(30) Muriungi, P. 2006. Categorizing adpositions in Kîîtharaka. In Nordlyd: Tromsø Working Papers in Linguistics, ed, by Peter Svenonious and Marina Pancheva, Vol 33, pp. 26- 48.

(31) Muriungi, P. 2005. Wh-Questions in Kîîtharaka. Studies in African Linguistics, 34: 43- 104. 

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