Ndungi is a lecturer in Social work and has been at CSU since February 2010. He completed his PhD in 2011 at Deakin University, Victoria, titled: The Health and Well-being of Young Sudanese Men in Melbourne. Ndungi has also completed a BSc (agr.) (University of Nairobi); M Agr. Studies (University of Melbourne); BSW (University of Melbourne) and MSW (RMIT University, Melbourne). Ndungi has worked in a variety of social work setting including Research, Telephone Relationship counselling for men at Mensline Australia, Counsellor/Advocate in torture and trauma, Caseworker for asylum seekers, housing support worker, foster care field worker and locum worker at Centrelink. Recent publications include 'Rethinking Masculinities in the African Diaspora' in Migrant Men (2009) and 'Immortality is in your name' in Framing My Name (2010). Current research are immigrant settlement in country areas and human rights.
Ndungi has taught Human Rights, Social Work Research methods and Social Work Theory and Practice.
Research interests include working with migrant communities, masculinities and human rights. Ndungi's MSW research was on the needs of asylum seekers and his PhD focused on young Sudanese men settling in Melbourne. He has also participated in a team researching migrant masculinities.