Dr. Njeri Bere

Dr. Njeri Bere

Professor of General Education

Office: Chapel Building, Office 102
Extension: 2261
Email: nbere@lincolnchristian.edu

  • PhD, Indiana University, Indiana
  • MA, University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • BA, University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2010: Awarded the Lincoln Christian University Outstanding Faculty sponsored by The Issachar Institute, LCU, Lincoln, Illinois
  • 1999: Nominated as "Professor of the Year" at Illinois Wesleyan University.
  • 1999: Nominated for the "The Esther L. Kinsley Awards." in recognition for "Truly Outstanding Thesis," Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
  • 1997: Awarded American Association of University Women (AAUW) fellowship.
  • 1994: MacArthur Fellowship Award by the Indiana Center for Global Peace.
  • 1993: Fulbright Award for travel to Indiana University for doctorate studies
  • Njeri Mbugua (2009). “Why the ABC Model for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of HIV Infection Has Been Opposed by Sub-Saharan Africans for Decades” in Strong Women, Dangerous Times: Gender and HIV/AIDS in Africa. Nova Science Publishers.
  • Njeri Mbugua (2007). “Factors inhibiting educated mothers in Kenya from giving meaningful sex-education to their daughters” inSocial Science & Medicine 64 (2007) 1079–1089.
  • Ezekiel Kalipeni and Njeri Mbugua. (2005). A review of Prevention Efforts in the Fight against HIV and AIDS in Africa. The Norwegian Journal of Geography (2005) 26-36.
  • Njeri Mbugua (2004). “Strategies for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of HIV/AIDS among Adolescents: The Case of High school Students in Kenya” pp 104-120. In HIV and AIDS in Africa: Beyond Epidemiology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pubs.
  • Jim Sikora and Njeri Mbugua, editors (2004). Introductory Sociology Resource Manual Sixth Edition. Washington DC. American Sociological Association.
  • Njeri Mbugua (2001). “The Global Healthcare Challenge” pp 482-501. In Sociology for a New Century. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press.
  • Njeri Mbugua (1996). Empowerment of Third World Women against AIDS. African Studies Program. Indiana University.
  • Numerous social science book chapters and article reviews.
  • Novel: Njeri Mbugua (2005). When Elephants Fight, the Grass Suffers. Pleasant Word publishers
  • Papers: Numerous presentations at local, national and international forums including ASA, MSS, ISA, NAPCE and various churches in the US and Kenya.
  • Lectures and Sermons: Numerous presentations at local institutions and in various churches in the U.S. and Kenya.
  • Video: Njeri Mbugua. September 2004. Socio-cultural Factors and Global Beliefs Surrounding Sex and HIV/AIDS in Africa. Produced by Cure4Kids, St. Jude’s Research Hospital.
  • SS 101 Introduction to Sex and Gender
  • SS 164 Introduction to Sociology
  • SS 223 World Human Geography
  • SS 260 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • SS 268 Introduction to Non-Western Religions
  • Formerly Njeri Mbugua
  • 1997: Gave birth to Kena Sifa Bere in Indiana ─ the kindest, most loving and humorous daughter who once termed herself a “Kenyan Hoosier.”
  • 2003: Completed Chicago Marathon in 7.09 hours to become The Slowest Kenyan Runner!