Dr. Lucy K.L. Mandillah

Dr. Lucy K.L. Mandillah


Contact Details

Department of Language and Literature Education

School of Arts and Social Sciences (MMUST)

P.O. Box 190-50100

Kakamega, KENYA

Office no. SPD Block B Room 502

Kakamega-Webuye Road

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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1020-8916

 ResearcherID: GLQ-7817-2022

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Dr. Lucy K.L. Mandillah

Dr. Lucy Mandillah is a senior lecturer and researcher at Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology (MMUST). She holds a doctorate degree in English Language and Applied Linguistics and a Masters of Arts in English & Linguistics from Kenyatta University. She has a  Post-doctoral research fellowship experience from the University of Venda, South Africa. She specializes in Applied Linguistics with a specific focus on Cultural Linguistics. Her areas of academic and research interest are in the fields of African Linguistics, Language revitalization and documentation, Language and curriculum development, Eco-linguistics, Language, sex and gender. Dr.Mandillah currently serves as the Deputy Director, Institute of Indigenous Knowledge and Cultural Studies and the Coordinator of  English & Linguistics postgraduate  sub-section at the  Department.

Some of her key published works include: -

  1. Lucy Mandillah, Annette Okoth, Pamela Buhere, Lydia Anyonje, Christine Wanjala, James Bill Ouda, Judith Achoka. Gender inclusion in research among academic members of staff: Lessons from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya. Published on 13th April 2023 in Nairobi Journal of Humanities and social sciences.DOI: https://doi.org/10.58256/njhs.v7i2.1094
  2. Khachula, A.A,  Bernard Angatia , B.A &  Mandillah K.L (2021). ‘Constraints of Attaining Pragmatic Relevance from English into Selected Luhya Varieties in Interpreter-mediated Sermons.’ International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation, Vol. 4 (5) DOI: 10.32996/ijllt.2021.4.5.23; ISSN: 2617-0299 (Online)
  3. Wamalwa, M., Mandillah, K.L & Atichi, R. (2021) “The functionality of Lexico-Pragmatic Strategies in Selected Lubukusu Secular Music Texts” Modern Languages and Literatures Journal, Volume 2, (2) https://royalliteglobal.com/languages-and-literature.
  4. Mandillah, K.L  (2020). African Indigenous Languages and Culture for Peace and Sustainable Development through Education. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol.1ISSN:22223-490X, Kakamega.
  5. Barasa, D.& Mandillah, K. L. (2020). ‘Upscaling Indigenous Mechanisms in Delivering Justice Affordably and Efficiently’ In Indigenous African Justice System: .,Eds: Utafaiti Foundation, Eldoret @ 2020 ISBN (978-9966-26-233-2  Pages 130-159.
  6. Achesa, R., Mandillah, K.L & Barasa, D. (2019). ‘The Role of Lwidakho on English Word Stress Perception and Production.’ International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation, Vol. 2(6)   Dol 10.32996.6.
  7. Mandillah, K.L. Lucy* and Georges-Ivo Ekosse (2019) “African Totems: Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Environmental Conservation.” Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage Journal. DOAJ/ROAD Open Access; Issue No. 18-20. DOI: https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.1973-9494/9235
  8. Mandillah, K.L. (2019) “Kenya Curriculum Reforms and Mother Tongue Education: Issues, Challenges and Implementation Strategies.” Journal of Education as Change. ISSN 1947-9417 (online) @ UNISA Vol 23/2019#33 79/18pgs. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25159/1947-9417/3379
  9. Mandillah K. L. & Kabaji, E. (2016). Gender Perspectives and Human Rights in the Language of Advertising: A Case of Print and Electronic Media in Kenya. In Media and Information Literacy: Reinforcing Human Rights,      Countering Radicalization and Extremism: Edited by Jagtar Singh, Paulette Kerr and Esther Hamburger; © UNESCO 2016 ISBN 978-   92-3-100177-2 (251-263).UNESCO Open Access Repository (http://www.unesco.org/open-access/terms-useccbysa-en).

Research and Innovation Projects.

  1. Strengthening Gender Mainstreaming in Research Excellence and Leadership among Female Academic Staff in Higher Education: A case of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology.

  2. Barriers to Implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Western Kenya-National Institute for Healthcare Research(NIHR).

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