Prof. Paul K. Wainaina

Prof. Paul K. Wainaina

Vice-Chancelllor, Kenyatta University

Prof. Paul Kuria Wainaina is the current Vice Chancellor of Kenyatta University, a position he has held since 26th January, 2018. He is a full Professor of Education, specializing in Philosophy of Education. Professor Wainaina earned his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 1985, a Master of Arts in Education, and a Bachelor of Education (Arts) from the University of Nairobi in 1982 and 1976, respectively.

Professor Wainaina has extensive knowledge and experience in the management of University education in Kenya and beyond, as exemplified by the senior positions he has held in several institutions of higher learning. These include Acting Vice-Chancellor, Kenyatta University (2016-2018), Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration, Kenyatta University (2009 to 2016), Dean School of Education, University of Namibia, Ag. Dean School of Education, Moi University, and founding Chairman, Department of Educational Foundations, Moi University, among others.