Josphat Yego, Ph. D.
Specialty: Higher Education and Educational Administration and Leadership
Office: Curriculum Lab (McInnis 301)
Josphat Kipkoech Yego received his Ph.D in Educational Administration from Illinois State University. He has more than twenty six years experience in administration and management of higher education as well as non-profit management organizations.
Prior to joining Eastern University, Dr. Yego served as the Africa Regional Director for Educational Leadership Development programs for World Vision. He also served as the country national director for Compassion Internal in Kenya.
Dr. Yego served in four different universities in Kenya in different capacities. He was the Deputy Principal (Vice President) for Administration, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology for over five years. Before this, Dr. Yego was appointed the University Secretary and Secretary to the Council for Kenyatta University where he served for five years. Before joining Kenyatta University, Dr. Yego served as the College Registrar for the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine at the University of Nairobi. Dr. Yego served as the founding Academic Dean of Daystar University, where he is credited with spearheading a team of experts in developing the curriculum from scratch. Dr. Yego served in that capacity for five years.
Dr. Yego earned diploma in Biblical studies from Scott Theological College in Machakos, Kenya. He earned his B.A. in Biblical studies from Washington Bible College. He earned a M.A. in systematic theology from Wheaton College and a M.A. in Christian Education from Bethel Theological Seminary.
Dr. Yego spent most of his time in managing institutions where he continued to teach in the areas of human resource management, principles of management and leadership. He also spent time in England as an Adjunct Professor for Oxford Center for Mission Studies as well as an adjunct for the University of Leeds.
Before his appointment to the faculty of Education at Eastern, he was Eastern’s Director for International Student Services for five years. He has also taught Principles of Management and Leadership, International Management, Faith, Reason and Justice; and Education in a Global Context as an adjunct as well as affiliate faculty member. He also taught Best Christian Leadership Practices at Palmer Theological Seminary.
Dr. Yego has served as an editor for Africa Journal for Evangelical Theology (AJET). His publications include articles on Contextualization, Educational Administration as well as issues of Polygamy in the African church.