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Eric Kimathi

Eric Kimathi is a Ph.D. Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology and Social Work at the University of Agder. He has a Bachelor's degree in Early childhood Studies (First Class Honors) from Kenyatta University in Kenya. Besides he has completed two masters programmes:

  • Erasmus Joint Masters in Early Childhood Education and Care (IMEC) offered by Oslo Metropolitan University (Norway), the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), University of Malta, and Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland).
  • Master of Science International Development studies from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
  • His career highlights include serving as the National President at the International Students Union of Norway (ISU-Norway) for the year 2017-2018. Before coming to Europe for graduate studies, he worked as a Project Manager at MCK Meru Children's Home in Kenya in partnership with Karibuni Trust UK.

Research interests

  • Development aid
  • Integration of refugee/migrant families
  • Education.
  • International politics

Courses and teaching

Bachelor in Global Development and Planning

UT-107-4 Power, Resistance, and Development

Supervision of bachelor students in global development studies







P.h.D. Project:

The role of kindergartens as integrations centers for refugee and migrant children in Norway.

Scientific publications

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