School of Education,Humanities and Social Sciences


Primary Discipline

Social Demography/Anthropology

Degrees Awarded

  • PhD in Demography, London School of Economics, 2012   
  • MSc in Population & Development , London School of Economics, 2007
  • MA in Anthropology, University of Nairobi, 2002
  • BA in Anthropology, University of Nairobi, 1995

Other Credentials/Recognitions & Awards

Welcome Trust Research Fellow, Fred H. Bixby Research Fellow, Population Reference Bureau Population Policy Communication Fellow

Current Professional/Scientific Interests, Memberships, and Activities:

  • Population Association of America (PAA): Member, 2010- current
  • International Union for the Scientific Study on Population (IUSSP): Member, 2008- Current
  • Union of African Population Studies (UAPS), Member,  2007- Current
  • Population Association of Kenya (PAK): Executive Committee Member, 2013-Current

Research, Scholarly, Professional and Scientific Activities

  • 8 articles in peer refereed Journals
  • International Journal of Gynecology  and Obstetrics , British Medical Journal, Sociology of Health and Illness, PLOS ONE, African Population Studies, Contraception, AIDS Care


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