George Gathigi

George Gathigi is a Lecturer at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya. George has over 16 years of experience in the Higher Education Instruction, Communication, Media, Development and Social Change. He holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communication and Masters of Arts in Development Communication from Ohio University and a BA in Linguistics and Political Science from University of Nairobi.



Gathigi, GW.  Submitted.  FM Radio Broadcasting in Local Languages Triggering Rural Empowerment in Kenya. Jahazi Arts and Culture Journal.


Gathigi, G.  2017.  How the media covered Kenya’s general election. The Conversation.



Gathigi, G.  2014.  Why sit-in exams are not the best assessment tools, April 17, 2014. Standard.
Gathigi, G.  2014.  Welcome to the age of crowd education, May 13, 2014. Standard.


Gathigi, G, Waititu E.  2012.   Coding for Development in the Silicon Savannah: The Emerging Role of Digital Technology in Kenya. Re-Imagining Development Communication.. , Lexington : Lexington Books


Gathigi, G, Brown D.  2010.  The new public-sphere: Radio and democratization process in Kenya. . Media and technologies in emerging African Democracies . , Lanham, MD: University Press of America
Gathigi, G.  2010.  Inventing East African hip-hop: Youth and music convergence in East Africa. Music, Performance and African Identities. . , New York : Routledge




Kabura, M, Muriithi L, Gathigi G.  2005.  Ushikwapo Shikamana: Increasing Dialogue in Communities. Culture, Entertainment and Health promotion in Africa. , Nairobi: Population Communication International

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