My research focuses on educational policy analysis within international and comparative education, investment in human capital development, emotional intelligence and leadership development, organizational development and change, evaluation in organizations, transfer of learning, organizational learning and e-learning. I have received numerous awards, honors and fellowships in recognition of my scholarship such as the Fulbright Scholarship in 1996, Outstanding HRD Scholar Award in 2019, the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship in 2016, Outstanding Paper, Academy of Human Resource Development, Asian Chapter in 2019, Distinguished International Scholar Award, Louisiana State University in 1997, Arkansas Business Teacher Educator of the Year Award in 2004, Cutting Edge Award for the Outstanding Papers, Academy of Human Resource Development in 2005, and Outstanding New Faculty Award, College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University in 2008.

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Academic Articles105
  • Nafukho, F., & Muyia, M. (2021). Lifelong Learning and Quality Education for Sustainable Development in Africa. Nafukho, F. M., & Makulilo, A. B. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Nurturing Industrial Economy for Africa's Development. IGI Global.
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  • Muyia, M., & Nafukho, F. M. (2017). Leadership Development for Frontier Societies: Reflections from Kenya. Ardichvili, A., & Dirani, K. (Eds.), Leadership Development in Emerging Market Economies. (pp. 229-244). Palgrave Macmillan US.
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  • McCarthy, A., Morley, M., & Garavan, T. (2016). Global Human Resource Development. Global Human Resource Development: Regional and Country Perspectives. (pp. 131-147). Routledge.
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  • Muyia, H. M., & Nafukho, F. M. (2015). Keeping it social: Transforming workplace learning and development through social media. Professional Development and Workplace Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. (pp. 1566-1586). IGI Global.
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  • Hairston, N., & Nafukho, F. M. (2015). A study of trainee attitude and satisfaction between E-learning training versus traditional training. Handbook of Research on Innovative Technology Integration in Higher Education. (pp. 154-177). IGI Global.
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Conference Papers16
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Texas A&M University; Educational Adm & Human Resources Development; 4226 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4226