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educator , geographer

Divya Praful Tolia-Kelly, Kenyan, British geographer, educator. Achievements include research in landscape, race and post-colonial memory. Grantee Research grant, Arts and Humanities Research Council, since 2007; Research fellowship, Economic and Social Research Council, 2001-2002, S.Australia School Art, 2007, Macquarie University, 2007. Fellow: Royal Geography Society (associate; member social and cultural geography research group 1997—2007).

Background

Tolia-Kelly, Divya Praful was born on July 6, 1969 in Nairobi, Kenya. Daughter of Praful Dalichand and Pratibha Govindji Tolia.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Nottingham University, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, Bloomsbury, 2001.

Career

Postdoctoral research fellow University London, 2001—2002, lecturer, 2002—2003, Lancaster University, England, 2003—2004. With Durham University, England, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in landscape, race and post-colonial memory.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Curator (exhibitions) Nurturing Ecologies/Maps of the Known World, co-curator Describe a Landscape. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Royal Geography Society (associate. Member social and cultural geography research group 1997—2007).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, music, travel, literature, cooking.

Connections

Married Peter Gerald Kelly, September 22, 1998.

father:
Praful Dalichand

mother:
Pratibha Govindji Tolia

spouse:
Peter Gerald Kelly