A world class centre for Economic Innovation in Learning and Practice.

Mission Statement

To provide quality and innovative higher education through teaching, research and community services in Economics and Humanities.


The Department of Economics and Humanities is committed to deliver quality and market driven programmes that are relevant to the current economic dynamics of the 21st century. It is focused on addressing economic and political challenges with a view of providing solutions for promoting sustainable development that meet both local and international standards.

About the Department

The Department of Economics and Humanities in the School  of Arts and Social Sciences was established in 2019. The establishment of the department was the concretization of a long process of conceptualization, planning and implementation of the general objectives of Rongo University. Since its establishment, the department has embarked on preparation of candidates for the award of Arts and Science related degrees.

These degree programmes are of high quality, market driven and very innovative.  The Department believes in the power of education to transform and offer opportunity and access to all students within the university at all levels of progress and that potential students who will join our programmes are assured of a resourceful team of staff that has a common focus of academic success and excellence.

Staff Profile

Daphen OjalaName: Ojala Daphen Otieno
Position/Designation: Head of Department
Contacts: 0710276794// Email:daphen@rongovarsity.ac.ke

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Name: Ochieng Gerald Philip

Position/Designation: Lecturer
Contacts: 0700 000 000// Email:gphilip@rongovarsity.ac.ke

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Name: Moses Ouma Obama
Position/Designation: Lecturer
Contacts: 0721 894 825// Email:mobama@rongovarsity.ac.ke

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Ongoing Research