Brief Biography (English)
Dr. Fredrick Muyia Nafukho is a Professor of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. Dr. Nafukho earned his PhD in Leadership and Human Resource Development from Louisiana State University, MEd. in Economics of Education, and BEd in Business Studies and Economics from Kenyatta University, Kenya. He attended Harvard's Management Development Program (MDP) offered by Harvard Institutes for Higher Education. Dr Nafukho has received numerous awards in recognition of his scholarship including the Fulbright Scholarship in 1996, Outstanding HRD Scholar Award in 2019, the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship in 2016, Outstanding Paper, Academy of Human Resource Development, Asian Chapter in 2019, 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 in 2005, and Outstanding New Faculty Award, College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University in 2008. 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, transfer of learning, organizational learning, and e-learning. He has authored, co-authored/edited over 100 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.