Dr. Ochieng Lukes Ahaya

Dr. Ochieng Lukes Ahaya

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Department of Social Science Education (SSE)
School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS) (MMUST)
P.O. Box 190-50100
Kakamega, KENYA
Office no: LBB 005
Kakamega-Webuye Road
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Orcid: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2813-6527
Research ID: GPX-6341-2022
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Dr. Ochieng Lukes Ahaya

Dr. Ochieng Ahaya is a Senior Lecturer and immediate former chairperson in the department of Social Science Education, School of Arts and Social Sciences at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. He teaches, supervises and mentors both undergraduate and postgraduate students on academic and research matters.
His areas of academic and research interest are in the fields of religion, social change and indigenous African knowledge system. His major scholarly contributions were in his role in promoting the indigenous African justice system in enhancing access to justice in Kenya, and the mediation of religion in the public sphere in the modern states of the world.
He holds Doctorate Degree in Religious Studies specializing in Islamic and African Religions, Master of Philosophy from Moi University (2015 & 2011 respectively) and Bachelors of Arts in Education from Kenyatta University in (1995)
He has supervised 11 Masters Students and External Examiner of Religious Studies at Laikipia University

Professional affiliation and accreditations;
1. Member of the Christian and Scientific Association of Kenya (CSAK), Chair of CSAK, Kakamega Chapter.

Community Outreaches;
1. World Rugby Coach Educator
2. Delegate Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
3. Volunteer Coach MMUST rugby team

Some of his key published works include: -

  1. Ahaya O.L. (2018) (English)Research Methods in Religion and Social Sciences: A Module For Beginners, Eldoret, Utafiti Foundation. ISBN: 978-9966-26-164-9.
  1. Ahaya O, Ater E, Barasa D, Mandillah L, and Anyonje L. Eds,  (2020), Indigenous African Justice System: Enhancing Access to Justice to Redress impunity in Kenya, Eldoret, Utafiti Foundation, ISBN: 978-9966-26-233-2.
  2. Ahaya O, August 2016 (English) “Islam and Terrorism: The Blurring Boundary Between ‘This’ and the ‘other’ world”(Strathmore Law Journal Vol. 2,Issue No.1, pp. 1-20)
  3.  J. Osogo Ambani and Ochieng Ahaya,June 2015(English)”TheWretched African Traditionalist in Kenya; The Challenges and Prospects of Customary Law in the New Constitutional Era”(Strathmore Law Journal Vol. 1 Issue No. 1, pp.41-58)


  1. Ochieng Lukes Ahaya. Research Methods in Religion and Social Sciences: A Module for Beginners. https://utafitifoundation.com/product/research-methods-in-religion-and-social-sciences-a-module-for-beginners 

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