Qualifications Ph.D in Education Psychology.
Position HoD
Office Department of Education
Ext/Phone 0727433721
Email skariuki@daystar.ac.ke
Duration 8 years at Daystar University


Academic Qualifications

  • In 2014: PhD Educational Psychology from Kenyatta University
  • Phd Educational Psychology

  • Med (Education, bias in Counselling)
  • B.Ed



Researches Conducted

  1. Kariuki S.N 2015. School supportiveness and adolescents’ psychosocial adjustment in Kenya. Daystar University.
  2. Kariuki S.N.(2014) Relationship between adolescents’ perceptions of their parents’ behaviours and the teenagers’ non-illegal and minor-illegal delinquency in Nairobi County Secondary Schools, Kenya: Kenyatta University.
  3. Kariuki S. N (2005). An assessment of Adolescent Girls’ Psychosocial needs in Nairobi Secondary Schools. Kenyatta University


Journals Publications

  1. Kariuki, N, S., Aloka, J. A., Kinai, T., Gatumu, Kariuki, N, S H, N., & Ndeke, F. N. (2014, May). Relationship between adolescents’ perceptions of their parents’ behaviours and youths’ non-illegal and minor-illegal delinquency in Nairobi secondary schools, Kenya. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(7), 390-401.
  2. Kariuki, S. N & Peter J.O. Aloka. (2014 ) Age and Gender Differences in Involvement in Non-Illegal and Minor- Illegal Delinquent Behaviours among Adolescent Students in Secondary Schools in Nairobi, Kenya. New York: SciKnow Publications 2014.  DOI: 10.12966/psbr.xx.xx.2014.
  3.  Kariuki, S. N. PJO Aloka, HN Gatumu, C Gitonga (2015). Relationship between perceptions of Inter-parental conflicts and involvement in delinquent.  Journal of Educational and Social Research 5 (1), 25. Available at https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=view_citation&hl=en&user=sdkszlMAAAAJ&citation_for_view=sdkszlMAAAAJ:Tyk-4Ss8FVUC   
  4. Kariuki N. Scolastica , Haniel , Nyaga Gatumu (2015). Relationship between perceptions of parental punitive discipline and involvement in delinquent Behaviours among Selected Kenyan Secondary School Students. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=
  5. Kariuki, S.N,  Githinji K. S (2016). Perceived Fathers’ Parenting Behaviours and Adolescent Children’s Academic Performance In Kenya Primary Schools.
  6. Githinji, P., Chege, P., Kariuki, S. (2016). Dietary Practices and School Performance among Upper Primary Children in Selected Public Schools in Nairobi County, Kenya. International Journal of academic research (Vol.3 Issue 11; November 2016).
  7. Kariuki S. N (2016). Correlates between Teacher –Student Relationship Supportiveness And Adolescents’ Psychological Adjustment. Int. J. Adv. Res. 4(11), 1162-1172


Book Chapters Publications

  1. Kariuki SN. (2015). Christian Universities Compliance with State Regulations: In Bowen, B., Boyo, B.,Kiambi…., (2015)., (Integrating Faith and Learning: Reflections on Christian Higher Education in Africa pp.29- 45. Daystar University: Tyndale.
  2. Kariuki  S.N. (2015). Parenting Approach to Raising Children: In A Modern Approach to Positive and Responsive Parenting ( pp. 74-92). Nairobi: Daystar University.
  3. CWA Archdioceses of Nairobi (2016) Formation Manual Catholic Women Association 2Ed. Limuru, Kenya; Fransican Kolbe Press.


Peer Reviewed Teaching Modules

  1. Developmental Psychopathology. Daystar University, Unpublished
  2. Child Assessment and intervention. Daystar University,  Unpublished.
  3. Teaching Practice Handbook Manual. Daystar University, Unpublished.
  4. Introduction to Educational Psychology: Unpublished.


Membership to Professional Bodies

  1. Catholic Women Association; Devine Mercy Parish, Kariobangi
  2. Charismatic Member; Devine Mercy Parish, Kariobangi
  3. Catholic Women Association Trainer of Trainers Archdiocese of Nairobi