Current Institutional Affiliation
Executive Director, Pamoja Trust

Steve Ouma Akoth is a Kenyan scholar, advisor and activist in the field of human rights and social anthropology with over 16 years working in diverse international, regional, and national fora. He is currently the Executive Director of Pamoja Trust and faculty member at Kenyatta University. He grew up in Korogocho slums of Eastern Nairobi and was educated at Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya and The University of the Western Cape South Africa, where he obtained his PhD. Steve is an alumni of the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program, having a received a completion fellowship in the program’s first cohort.

Award Information

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2012
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award):
Anthropology, University of the Western Cape
Human Rights Modernities: Practices of the Luo Council of Elders in Contemporary Western Kenya