Areas of Expertise
  • Modern and Contemporary Philosophy
  • Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Governance/Government
  • Political legitimacy in Sub-Saharan Africa
Dr. Antoinette Kankindi
Senior Lecturer
LLM - University of Kinshasa (DRC), PhD and MCGO (Governance) - University of Navarra (Spain)

Dr Antoinette K. Kankindi, PhD and MCGO (Governance) from the University of Navarra, Spain and LLM from the University of Kinshasa, DRC is a Congolese citizen.  Before pursuing her postgraduate studies in Philosophy (Rome and Pamplona), she worked as legal advisor for Chevron Overseas Co. in Kinshasa. She later assumed the same responsibility in the Chilean Embassy for national and foreign policies. She joined Strathmore University in 2004 where she lectures in Social and Political Philosophy. She was appointed Director of the Governance Centre in May 2009 and served until September 2013. She a full time senior lecturer at the Strathmore Law School and is a Senior Research Fellow at the Integrity Program, which she leads. Dr. Kankindi’s research interests cover Governance and Integrity Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa with a focus on political legitimacy, integrity in public services, devolution/local governments, political participation, particularly for women and youth among others.

  • 2014: On the system of human rights,  (Spanish), Cuadernos Emoresa y humanismo, n. 123, Institute of Humanism and Enterprise, University of Navarra, Pamplona. Spain
  • 2013: Charles Péguy and the limits of globalism,  in Cahiers de l’Amitié Charles Péguy
  • 2012: Governance Challenges in East Africa, Focus Publishers, Nairobi
  • 2011: The ethical foundation of politics in Charles Péguy’s thought (in Spanish)
  • 2010: “A necessary reform: overcoming the limits of centralization”, proposing a federal Political system for the DRC
  • 2008: Socialism and Morality (in Spanish), in Nueva Revista, Madrid. Spain, With the Sponsorship of the Institute of Social Trends
  • 2006: The rationality of Politics, in L. Franceschi, E. Oketch and P. Mimbi eds, Politics and
  • Common Good, Law Africa, Nairobi. Kenya
  • 2006: Relationship between Politics and Ethics in Charles Peguy’s thought, (in Spanish), in Cuadernos n.95, Institute of Humanism and Enterprise, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
  • 2005: Social Corporate Responsibility between norm and will. (Spanish), Nuevas Tendencias, n. 54, Institute of Humanism and Enterprise, University of Navarra, Pamplona. Spain