Dr Mathew Agripinus Senga

Name: Mathew Agripinus Senga, B.A, M.A (Dar), Ph.D (UCD, Dublin)

Title: Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Dar es Salaam and Coordinator, Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme

Areas of Specialisation:

Social Problems, Rural Livelihoods, Environmental Governance, Health, Religion and Social Network Approaches


  • Nandera Ernest Mhando, Loreen Maseno, Kupakwashe Mtata& Mathew Senga (2018): “Modes of Legitimation by Female Pentecostal-Charismatic Preachers in East Africa: A Comparative Study in Kenya and Tanzania”, Journal of Contemporary African Studies
  • SengaM. A (2017) “In Local Collaboration we Trust”: The Dynamics of Trust Network Relationships in Collaborative Natural Resource Management in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Sociology. Vol. 2 & 3, 2016/7: 31-46
  • Mshale, B., Senga, M., and Mwangi, E. (2017). Governing mangroves: Unique challenges for managing Tanzania’s coastal forests. Bogor, Indonesia: CIFOR; Washington, DC: USAID Tenure and Global Climate Change Program.
  • Nelson, V., J. Haggar, A. Martin, J. Donovan, E. Borasino, W. Hasyim, N. Mhando, M. Senga, J. Mgumia, E. Quintanar Guadarrama, Z. Kendar, J. Valdez, D. Morales. (2016) “Fairtrade coffee: A study to assess the impact of Fairtrade for coffee smallholders and producer organisations in Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and Tanzania”. Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Chatham, UK.
  • Senga M. A and Caimo, A. (2016) “Local Collaboration in Natural Resource Management in Amani Nature Reserve in Tanzania: A Cross-sectional Social Network Analysis”. Tanzanian Journal of Population Studies and Development. Vol. 23, No. 1&2: 35-59



International Conferences:


  • 2018 (September 20-22): Convenor, Africa-Asia ‘A New Axis of Knowledge’ Second Edition International Conference, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Participated by more than 400 participants from all over the world. Around 100 panels and roundtables were administered
  • 2017 (February 14th) Presenter, Nagel Institute East Africa Group Conference on Modes of Legitimation by Female Pentecostal-Charismatic Preachers in Africa, Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya




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