info@chuka.ac.ke | 020 231 0512/ 020 231 0518
info@chuka.ac.ke | 020 231 0512/ 020 231 0518

DR. MARICIANO IGUNA MUTIGA

DR. MARICIANO IGUNA MUTIGA

Lecturer

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology
Department of Biological Sciences

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Animal and Terrestrial Ecology
WORK EXPERIENCE
2019 to date: Lecturer, Chuka University, Kenya
2014 to 2019: Director, Administration and Public Service, Tharaka Nithi County
2011 to 2014: High School Principal
1993 to 2011: High School, Teacher
EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Ecology, University of Nairobi, Kenya
M.Sc. in Animal Ecology, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Bachelor of Education, Kenyatta University, Kenya

2019 to date: Lecturer, Chuka University, Kenya

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
2014 to 2016: Abundance, distribution and genetic diversity of Somali ostrich (Struthio molybdophanes) in Samburu, Kenya.
2009 to 2012: Diet overlap between Grevy’s zebra (Equus grevyi) and selected livestock in southern Samburu, Kenya.
RECENT PUBLICATION
Mutiga, M.I., Kotut, K., Muoria, P.K. & Karuri, H.W. (2016). Behavioral patterns and responses to human disturbance of wild Somali ostrich in Samburu, Kenya. Internatinal Journal of Advanced Research, 4(8):495- 507.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Climate change adaptation and resilience
Animal population dynamics

Skip to content