Charles Muiru Ngugi

Dr. Charles Muiru Ngugi is Senior Lecturer at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Nairobi. He studied at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) where he obtained a Diploma in Journalism, at the University of Wales Cardiff, UK (MA), and at Emory University where he studied for, and obtained, an MA and PhD. He also pursued a PhD in Cultural Studies at George Mason University.

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Ngugi, M.  2013.  Orality, Social Media, and Youth: An Integrative Model for Education and Training. Incorporating Oral Culture in Education for Development. , Nairobi: The Goethe Institut
Ngugi, Muiru and Kiai, W.  2013.  Media Veterans: 70 Years of Journalism in Kenya. . , Nairobi: SOJMC
Ngugi, M.  2013.  Health Communication Models, May 16-17. UNITID Training Workshop. , Kisumu
Ngugi, M.  2013.  Some Thoughts on Media, Technology and their Role in Development, April 29 2013. , Garowe, Puntland State, Somalia
Ngugi, M.  2013.  Communication Training Opportunities: Suggestions for UNFPA on Communications Capacity Building, 20-22 March 2013. Media Consultation on Accelerating Maternal Mortality Reduction in Africa. , Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda


  2012.  Challenges and Opportunities for Influencing the Media Agenda, 27-29 Aug. 2012. Regional Media Experts Meeting. , Naivasha, Kenya
Ngugi, M.  2012.  “Towards Professionalization in Kenyan Journalism.”, May 4, 2012.. Presentation at the Media Forum of the Media Council of Kenya.
Ngugi, M.  2012.  "From Fetters to Freedom" in The Long Walk to Media Freedom . , Nairobi : Media Council of Kenya


Ngugi, M.  2011.  How the Media is Regulated in United States. The Anvil . (Souvenir Issue):87-89.
Ngugi, M.  2011.  Wanted: A Suave, Articulate, Highly-Educated President. The Anvil . (Souvenir Issue):100-102.
Ngugi, M.  2011.  “Can the media do it alone? Different Stakeholders’ Challenges and the Role of Technology and Citizen Reporting.” , Feb 3-4, 2011 Presentation at Conflict Sensitive Journalism Experts’ Roundtable organized by the International Media Support. Silver Springs Hotel..
Ngugi, CM.  2011.  Foreword to Francis Mulwa's Book Learning from Experience . Learning from Experience. , Nairobi: Paulines Publications
Ngugi, M.  2011.  On Freedom, Development and the Place of Theology in Africa. Theology of Development.. , Nairobi: Nairobi Academic Press
Ngugi, M.  2011.  Where in the World are the Jobs for Communication Graduates? The Anvil. (Sourvenir Issue):28-29.


Ngugi, CM.  2010.  Leadership, Ethics and Social Responsibility: Considerations for Women Leaders , April 7. Women in Leadership Seminar. , St. Benedictine Monastry, Limuru, Kenya


Ngugi, CM.  2008.  “The Kikuyu of Kenya” . Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora. , Los Angeles: ABC-CLIO
Ngugi, M.  2008.  Jomo Kenyatta. Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture. , Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
Ngugi, M.  2008.  Mau Mau. Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture. , Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO


Ngugi, CM.  2007.  Mau Mau. Website
Ngugi, CM.  2007.  “The Maasai of Kenya”. “Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora. , Los Angeles: ABC-CLIO
Ngugi, CM.  2007.  “Freedom of Expression in African Constitutions”, April 6. Presented at Washington College International Week Faculty Panel.
Ngugi, CM.  2007.  Periodicals. Greenwood Encyclopedia of Popular World Cultures. , Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group
Skjerdal, TS, Ngugi CM.  2007.  Institutional and governmental challenges for journalism education in East Africa. Ecquid Novi: AJS . 28(1-2):176-190.


Ngugi, CM.  2005.  “Democratic Culture, Political Stability and the Mass Media in Africa” , Nov. 17‐20. Paper Presented at the African Studies Association. , Washington, DC
Ngugi, CM.  2005.  “The Mass Media and the Sustenance of Collective Identifications in Africa.”. Queen: Journal of Rhetoric and Power. 5(Special Issue)



Ngugi, M.  1999.  “The Dangers of Disciplinary Knowledge.”. Expression Today.
Ngugi, M.  1999.  Media Emerge To Serve Growing Kenyan Diaspora, February 1999. Expression Today.


Ngugi, M.  1998.  “Lessons from Journalism Training in the US”. Expression Today.


Ngugi, M.  1996.  Anti-Kikuyuism, Media and the New Bills. Nairobi Law Monthly. (Jan 1996)
Ngugi, M.  1996.  Where the Media Go Wrong, March 22-28. The People.
Ngugi, M.  1996.  “Development Communication: A Clarification of Constructs”. in Okigbo, C (ed), 1996: Development Communication Principles. , Nairobi: ACCE

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