Ishmael I. Munene is an associate professor of educational research, higher education and foundations in the Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education at Northern Arizona University. He obtained his PhD in Higher Education Administration and Policy studies at the State University of New York at Albany, in the Department of Education Administration and Policy Studies. He also holds M.Ed in Comparative and International Education and a B.Ed in English and Literature from Kenyatta University in Kenya. Munene was born and bred in Nairobi. His research interests center on African higher education, private higher education, higher education governance as well as foreign aid and Africa’s educational development. He has researched and published widely in these areas, in addition to giving numerous academic presentations. His doctoral work focused on Kenya’s higher education as it relates to issues of equity and merit in the admission of students.
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