FREDRICK NAFUKHO
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Primary Emphasis Area: Human Resource Development
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Short Bio
Dr. Fredrick Muyia Nafukho serves as Professor and Department Head in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. Dr. Nafukho earned his Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from Louisiana State University, M.Ed in Economics of Education and B.Ed in Business Studies and Economics from Kenyatta University, Kenya. He attended Harvard's Management Development Program (MDP) offered by Harvard Institutes for Higher Education. He joined the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development at Texas A&M University in 2007. Dr. Nafukho has received numerous awards in recognition of his scholarship including: the Fulbright Scholarship in 1996, Distinguished International Scholar Award, Louisiana State University in 1997, Arkansas Business Teacher Educator of the Year Award in 2004, Cutting Edge Award for the Outstanding Papers, Academy of Human Resource Development (with his student Dr. Carroll C. Graham) in 2005, Outstanding New Faculty Award, CEHD at Texas A&M University in 2008, and the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship in 2016. Dr. Nafukho's research focuses on educational policy analysis within international and comparative education, investment in human capital development, emotional intelligence and leadership development, organizational development and change, evaluation in organizations, transfer of learning, organizational learning and e-learning. He is author/editor of Handbook of Research on Innovative Technology Integration in Higher Education (2015, IGI Global), Governance and Transformation of Universities in Africa (2014, IAP), Foundations of Adult Education in Africa (2005, Pearson Education &UNESCO), and Management of Adult Education Organizations in Africa (2011, Pearson Education & UNESCO), Informal Public Transport in Practice: Matatu Entrepreneurship (Ashgate, 2016) . In addition he has authored/edited numerous books, book chapters, and refereed journal articles. He has served as a consultant with the UNDP, WHO and UNESCO and as a lead consultant for 15 Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries on a Four Sector Open and Distance Learning (ODEL) Research Project. Dr. Nafukho has received numerous grant funding to support his research and graduate students.
Research Interests
Adult, Organizational Learning and Performance Improvement
Distance Learning
Evaluation in Organizations
International HRD
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, M.H., Farnia, F., Kacirek, K., & Lynham, S. A. (2016). Developing emotional intelligence skills among practicing leaders: Reality or myth? Performance Improvement Quarterly,29 (1), 71-87. #

2. Farnia, F., & Nafukho, F. M. (2016). Emotional intelligence research within human resource development scholarship. European Journal of Training and Development, 40 (2), 90-110 # http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-11-2014-0073

3. Nafukho, F. M., & Muyia M.A. (2016). Human resources development in sub-Saharan Africa. In T. Garavan, A. McCarthy, & M. J. Morley (Eds.). Global human resource development: Country and regional perspectives. (pp. 131-144). New York, NY: Routledge.

4. Hairston, N., & Nafukho, F. M. (2015). A Study of trainee attitude and satisfaction between E-Learning training versus traditional training. In F. M., Nafukho, Irby, B. J. (Eds). Handbook of research on innovative technology integration in higher education. (pp. 154-177). New York: IGI Global#

5. Nafukho, F. M., & Irby, B. J. (Eds.). (2015). Handbook of research on innovative technology integration in higher education. New York, NY: IGI Global.

6. Khayesi, M., Nafukho, F. M., & Kemuma, J. (2015). Informal public transport in practice: Matatu entrepreneurship. London: Ashgate Press

7. Muyia, H.M. A., & Nafukho, F. M. (2015). Keeping it Social: Transforming Workplace Learning and Development through Social Media. In F. M., Nafukho, Irby, B. J. (Eds). Handbook of research on innovative technology integration in higher education. (pp. 93-114). New York: IGI Global

8. Chakraborty, M., & Nafukho, F. M. (2015). Strategies for virtual learning environment focusing on teaching presence and teaching immediacy. Internet Learning Journal, 4(1), 8-21.# *

9. Williams, R., & Nafukho, F. M. (2015). Technical training evaluation revisited. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 28, (1), 69-92. #

10. Valentin, M., Valentin, C., & Nafukho, F. M. (2015). The engagement continuum model using corporate social responsibility as an intervention for sustained employee engagement: research-leading practice. European Journal of Training and Development, 39, (3), 182-202#

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Translating UBRICAs Vision for Kenya to Evidence-based Strategy and Funding. (PI)
Texas A&M University Health Science Center - UBRICA, Inc (Private)
2015/05/01 - 2018/04/30
Total Funding: 120,000.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Robin Mathis (Spring, 2010), Ph.D.
Jie Ke (Summer, 2010), Ph.D.
Dan Obiero (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Rochell McWhorter (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Vanessa Claus (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Rhonda Fowler (Summer, 2013), Ph.D.
Laura Hammons (Summer, 2013), Ph.D.
Monica Trevino (Fall, 2013), Ph.D.
Christine Frank (Spring, 2015), phd
Rachele Christine Collins (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editor (2014 - ). African Journal of Education and Lifelong Learning

Editor (2014 - ). European Journal of Training and Development

Editorial Board Member (2014 - ). The Baraton Interdisciplinary Research Journal

Editorial Board Member (2012 - ). International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction

Editorial Board Member (2012 - ). Korean Journal of Educational Policy

Editor (2008 - ). Journal of European Industrial Training

Editorial Board Member (2007 - 2010). Human Resource Development International

Editorial Board Member (2006 - 2009). Advances in Developing Human Resources

Editorial Board Member (2006 - 2008). Human Resource Development Quarterly

Editorial Board Member (2002 - ). Journal of Eastern Africa Research and Development

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2007-2010). Executive Board Member.  Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD)

(2007). External Examiner.  University of Cape Town, South Africa

(2007). Program Chair and Proceedings Editor.  AHRD International Research Conference

(2006). Program Chair and Proceedings Editor.  AHRD International Research Conference

(2006). Member of the Publications Committee.  Academy of Human Resource Development

(2005). Associate Program Chair and Associate Editor.  AHRD International Research Conference

(2005). External Examiner.  Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, RMIT University, Australia.

(2002-2004). Associate Program Chair.  AHRD International Research Conferences 2002-2004

(2000-2001). Founding Secretary.  Association of Third World Studies, Kenya Chapter

(2000-2001). Country Liaison Officer.  Organization of Social Science Research in Eastern, Central & Southern Africa

(1999-2000). External Examiner.  University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

(1999-2001). Member of the Fulbright Interviewing Panel.  US Embassy, Nairobi, Kenya

Awards

(2008). Outstanding New Faculty Award.  CEHD. Texas A&M University

(2005). Cutting Edge Award. Outstanding 10 Papers.  Academy of Human Resource Development

(2004). Business Teacher Educator of the Year Award.  Arkansas Business Education Association

(1998). H.C. Sanders Scholarship Award.  Louisiana State University

(1998). Millard Perkins Award.  Louisiana State University

(1997). Distinguished International Scholar Award.  Louisiana State University

(1996). Fulbright Fellowship.  Louisiana State University

(1990). Kenya Government Scholarship.  Outstanding Academic Achievement. Kenyatta University

(1985). Kenya Government Scholarship.  Outstanding Academic Achievement. Kenyatta University

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