Senior Lecturer

Dr. Patrick Maluki

Dr. Patrick Maluki holds a Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies and is an experienced trainer and researcher in International conflict Management, International Negotiation, International Mediation, International Political economy, Diplomacy, human rights and governance, and peacebuilding issues. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi, and at the National Defence College (Karen). He is the co-chair of Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN-Kenya) and the Chair of the Diplomacy Scholars Association of Kenya. Dr. Maluki has carried out academic research and published extensively. In 2017, he carried out a study entitled strengthening the community’s resilience against radicalization and violent extremism in Kenya. In 2013, he researched the Gender Dimension of International Terrorism and in 2012 he conducted a baseline survey on the Status of Human Rights in Kenya. In 2018 he carried out a study on Governance and MDGs sponsored by Africa Development Bank and research on Countering Violent Extremism in Kenyan Universities in collaboration with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Currently, Dr. Maluki is implementing sustainable development solutions in Kenya under the Sustainable Development Solutions Network- Kenya Chapter. 

Dr. Maluki has served as:

  • Convener, UoN-NCIC Partnership Committee (current)
  • Member of CHSS Champion Committee on Student data (Current)
  • Member of the CHSS vetting Committee on UoN@50 Nominees.
  • The Secretary to the national Think Tank Group on the election of Amb. Amina Mohammed as Chair of the Africa Union-2016 
  • Member of the National Committee on the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law: Kenya Gazette Vol. CX-no. 69 of 22/8/2008.
  • Chair, Sustainable Development Solutions Network-Kenya chapter
  • Chief Rapporteur: Seminars for country representatives to the UN on Global Political Trends and Implications for Peace and Security in Africa & Seminar on the Changing Face of Terrorism: Practical Responses held at White Sands Hotel 19th January and 19 February 2020 organized by MFA.
  • Chief Editor, Africa Journal of International Studies.
  • Founder and Director of Lenakakya School Project.