Robert Wafula has been serving as Principal of Friends Theological College (FTC) in Kaimosi, Kenya, since October, 2014. Read more about FTC here.
Robert Wafula is a Friends pastor, a Christian leader, a scholar of religion, a social scientist and an educator. He is an alumnus of Friends Theological College, St. Paul’s United Theological College in Limuru, Kenya, Earlham School of Religion and Ohio University.
His PhD was earned from Ohio University in the field of Cultural Studies in Education with his research focusing on the intersection of indigenous cultural practices and Christian faith among the Bukusu community of western Kenya. He holds two master’s degrees — in International Affairs and in Religious Studies — and has published in the fields of cultural studies, development studies, Quakerism and comparative religions.
Prior to serving as Principal of FTC, Robert taught comparative religions, anthropology, cultural diversity and comparative literature at Columbus State College and at Central Ohio Technical College in Ohio. Robert is ending his second three-year term of service, and is in the process of renewing support pledges for a third term.