Research Interests

Samuel Ndogo has been an organizer and convener of several international conferences, for instance the 2018 symposium themed “Power to the People? Patronage, Intervention and Transformation in African Performative Arts.” Ndogo is a co-editor of the publication that was a product of this symposium. He was also one of the organizers of a follow-up symposium, “On Worlds and Artworks” that was held at the University of Bayreuth in 2020. This demonstrates well his involvement in the continuing collaboration between Moi University and the University of Bayreuth, Germany.    

Besides teaching, Ndogo has been supervising and examining Masters (MA) and Doctoral (PhD) students. He also serves as an external examiner for several universities in Kenya and abroad. He is also as board member at the School of Graduate Studies, Moi University.

In 2018, Ndogo was a research consultant in the project “Structures and the Development Potential of Creative Industries in Kenya”, commissioned and funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of Germany.

In 2014, Ndogo was awarded a Visiting Fellowship at the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies under the research project “Concepts of Nature and Future.”  

Between October 2019 and March 2020, Ndogo was awarded a Research Fellowship at the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence, University of Bayreuth: