Log In

Ishmail Omondi Mahiri Edit Profile

educator , geographer

Ishmail Omondi Mahiri, Kenyan geographer, educator. Recipient Research award, Rockefeller Foundation, 2001; scholar Doctor of Philosophy Research scholar, Osher Re-entry Scholarship (London) and University Durham, 1995-1998, Master of Science scholar, World Bank, 1993-1994. Active various charitable organizations; director Trans-Nyando Trust, Nairobi, since 1999; Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

Mahiri, Ishmail Omondi was born on March 21, 1954 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Nicodemus Omondi Mahiri and Rachael Akumu Olenye.

Education

Master of Science, University Durham, England, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Studies, University Durham, 1998.

Career

Cartographer Forest Department, Nairobi, 1977—1986, air survey technician, 1987—1989. Senior technician Kenyatta University, 1990—1993, assistant lecturer, 1994—1998, lecturer, since 1999. Consultant ETCL (United Kingdom), North Shields, 2000—2001.

Visiting scholar West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1999, consultant, 98.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active various charitable organizations. Director Trans-Nyando Trust, Nairobi, since 1999. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, sports, food.

Connections

Married Carren Adhiambo Mahiri, November 21, 1977. Children: Diana Achieng, Denis Omolo, Edwin Omondi, Rachael Awuor.

father:
Nicodemus Omondi Mahiri

mother:
Rachael Akumu Olenye

spouse:
Carren Adhiambo Mahiri

child:
Diana Achieng Mahiri

child:
Denis Omolo Mahiri

child:
Edwin Omondi Mahiri

child:
Rachael Awuor Mahiri