PhD, Archival Studies, University College London; Post Graduate Diploma in Archival Studies, University of Ghana; Post Graduate Diploma in Historical Studies, Girton College, Cambridge; BA History, University of Nairobi.
Nathan Mnjama is a Professor in the Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Botswana with specialization in Archives and Records Management. . His PhD was on Railway Records: Their Management and Exploitation in Kenya. Prof Mnjama has worked as an archivist and records manager at the Kenya National Archives and was responsible for the location and copying of Kenyan archives from the UK between 1980 and 1985. He has considerable experience in teaching and delivery of archives and records management programmes having lectured at the School of Information Sciences, Moi University Kenya, and since 1996 at the Department of Library and Information Studies University of Botswana where he has been instrumental in the design of archives and records management programmes. Prof Mnjama is a well known speaker and presenter in archives and records management forums in East and Southern Africa, and he has published extensively in the field of archives and records management in Africa. Prof. Mnjama has participated in several records management initiatives organized by the International Records Management Trust aimed at improving archives and records keeping practices in Africa. He has considerable experience supervising Masters dissertations and PhD studies in Archives, Records Management and Information Studies..
Archives and Records Management
Migrated archives, preservation and conservation of library and archival materials, management of audiovisual archives, access and archival programming, archival legislation, records management, transparency, accountability and good governance
I have supervised over 50 candidates in the areas of archives and records management and information management