Dr Wyclife Ong’eta

Wyclife is a lecturer in the School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies at Kenyatta University and the executive director at Oasis Peace Web Organization in Kenya. He has over seven years experience in teaching, research and cross-border peacebuilding in Kenya, Uganda, and South Sudan in Africa. Some of his recent chapter contributions include a book on Theorizing Somali Society: Hope Transformation and Development. His chapter focused on a Theoretical Perspective of Religious Sect as the Root of Violent Extremism in Somalia, Aalborg University Press. Another chapter focuses on Resources, Climate Change and Implications to Positive Peace among the Pastoral Communities in Kenya, in the Palgrave Handbook of Positive Peace, Springer Publications. His research interests include peacebuilding, security and development. Wyclife holds a PhD from the United Nations-mandated University for Peace (UPEACE), Costa Rica. His personal philosophy: to touch more lives.