Edward Bantu is currently a Professor of Counselling Psychology at Kampala International University. He also served as the Dean-College of Humanities and Social Sciences from 2018-2019 at Kampala International University.
Prof. Bantu obtained his PhD in Counselling Psychology in 2007 from Egerton University (Kenya), a Master in Medical Guidance and Counselling in 2001. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Education, which he obtained in 1999 from Egerton University (Kenya). Prof. Bantu is seconded by the office of president to provide ideological orientation at NALI and lectures of opportunity to UPDF /UPF on Pre-&- Post mission Guidance and counselling. He is a member of The World Council for Psychotherapy of the Eastern Africa Association of Applied Psychologists, The Ethics and Professional Committee of the National Guidance and Counselling, The Kenyan Guidance and Counselling Association, and The Association of English Speaking, Reading, Written Professional Counsellors (Uganda, Kenya).
Prof. Bantu who has over 20 years teaching experience and currently serves as the Vice President for the world council for Psychotherapy – a voice of the United Nations on mental health representing Africa, as well as an external examiner for Makerere University, in the School Of Psychology. He has been involved in research and supervision of over 30 postgraduate students within and outside Ugandan Universities and has also written a number of academic and scholarly articles in the areas of Psychology, curriculum, education and social-economical content, and has over 15 publications including books and articles to his credit. In the last 15 years, he has participated and presented papers in numerous international and local conferences.
Prof. Bantu has been instrumental in establishing the Kampala International University centre of excellence for Psychotraumatology in collaboration with the European Society for traumatic stress studies and hamburg-eppendarf. He initiated a project on knowledge for tomorrow cooperation research project in sub-Saharan Africa. Prof. Bantu designed the PhD curriculum in Counselling Psychology for Kampala international University and it was submitted for accreditation by the National Council for Higher Education and Learning.
Edward Bantu (2019). Stress levels of University Academic Staff in Kenyan Universities.
LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN 978-3-659-17562-
Edward Bantu (2019). A 21st Century Multidisciplinary Fabric, Anchoring Careers and Society beyond Borders.
Book in preparation ‘Bantu 2014, Psychotherapy in Africa
Dr. Edward Bantu (2019). Impact of Stress Levels and Performance of Academic Staff in Kenyan Public and Private Universities..
Dr. Edward Bantu (2019). The Gender Differences in Stress Levels among the Academic staff members of Public and Private Universities in Kenya..
Journal of Guidance, Counselling and Psychology. Vol. 1 ISSN 2226-05552
Dr. Edward Bantu (2019). Role of Motivation to Students Performance in Examination.
International Journal of advanced research (2013) Vol. 1 Issue 6. Page 547-553:. A Case Study of Kericho District, Kenya.