Dr. Priscilla Gachigi


School of Education, Arts & Social Sciences, KCA Univesity School of Education, Arts & Social Sciences

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Academic Qualification

  • PhD. (Educational Psychology) Kenyatta University
  • M.Ed ( Guidance and Counseling) Kenyatta University
  • B.Ed ( Arts) Moi University

Membership of Professional Bodies or Associations

  • Kenya Association of Professional Counselors (KAPC)


Dr. Priscilla Gachigi is the Dean of the School of Education, Arts & Social Sciences at KCA University. She is a renowned academician and a specialist in Education and Communication. Dr. Gachigi has vast experience in teaching, research, and consultancy work in both local and international contexts. As the Dean, she is responsible for providing academic and administrative leadership to the School, ensuring that the School’s goals and objectives are achieved. Dr. Gachigi is committed to ensuring that students receive quality education and that faculty members are equipped with the necessary resources to deliver quality teaching and research. Her passion for education and her vast experience make her an invaluable asset to KCA University’s School of Education, Arts & Social Sciences.

Research Interest

  • Motivation,
  • Metacognition,
  • Attitudes,
  • Mental health and
  • adolescent psychology

Research Topics

  • Educational psychology,
  • Educational technology,
  • Instructional methods,
  • Research methods,
  • Early childhood Education and counselling psychology

Selected Publications(Books, Refereed publications & Non Refereed publications)

Conferences & Chapters

  • U Michigan Global Feminisms Oct. 9, 2021 conference on Teaching with Global Feminisms Resources
  • 11th Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference June 23 to 26, 2021
  • 12th Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference June 23rd-25th 2021 held at Multimedia University, Kenya. Development and change in Africa.
  • University of Michigan. Virtual Exchange Gathering March 19 +, 2020 Conference
  • 17TH-19TH OCTOBER 2019 International conference on Accounting Finance and Information Technology (ICAFIT ) in KCA University
  • 4TH-5TH OCTOBER 2018 5TH International Annual Conference on Education and Lifelong Learning in Kenyatta University, Kenya.


  • Academic Self-concept, Motivation and Resilience as Predictors of Mathematics Achievement of Secondary School Students in Nairobi County, Kenya.
Dr. Priscilla Gachigi