Dr lawrence K. Samoei is a lecturer at moi university main campus in Eldoret, Kenya in the school of Arts and Social Sciences, department of Philosophy, Religion and Theological Studies, prior to joining Moi University he worked as a high school principal in various schools.
He specialises in history of religion, religion and politics, religion and development, religious dialogue and the emergence of religious movements.

His  masters thesis was: "The history of Peace and Mercy church of East Africa in Rift Valley, Kenya",  Catholic university of Eastern Africa 1994". PhD desertation was:, "The Liberative and Transformative role of the church in colonial kenya:A case study of the Catholic and the church of Scotland Missions 1920-1963",  University of Pretoria, 2006.
He also has a higher diploma in human resource  development from The Institute of Commercial Management U.K 2008.
Apart from teaching and supervising students research work he is also in charge of student welfare at the departmental level.