Qualifications PhD in International Relations
Position HoD
Office Department of Peace and International Studies
Ext/Phone +254 722 345 599
Duration 7 years at Daystar University



Mercy K. Kaburu is a Lecturer at Daystar University in the School of Arts and Humanities. She joined Daystar University as a full-time faculty in January 2011 in the Department of Peace and International Studies, where she teaches International Relations and Security related courses.



  • In 2017: Currently a PhD Candidate at United States International University- Africa (USIU), pursuing a doctoral degree in International Relations.
  • Master’s degree in International Conflict Management from the University of Nairobi
  • Bachelor of Education - Arts from Kenyatta University.
  • Diploma in Education from Kagumo College,
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Professional Certification in Monitoring and Evaluation from Kenya Institute of Management.


Research and Publication

  • Decision making and Foreign Policy Process: Empirical, Ontological and Epistemological Contextualization of Kenya’s Diplomacy towards Somalia. (Awaiting Publication).
  • The Role of International Actors in Mediating Violent Electoral Conflicts: A Case Study of Kenya, 2007-2008 (Unpublished)


Research Interest

  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • International and Regional Organizations in Diplomacy of Conflict Management
  • International Security.


Additional Information

  • Mercy is Consultant with Local and International Organization in Peace and Conflict Transformation, Security and Project Monitoring and Evaluation.