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educator , animal scientist

Moses Makonjio Okello, Kenyan animal scientist, educator. Achievements include development of wildlife corridor for Amboseli park. Research grant, United States Fish and Wildlife Department, 2006-2007. With Kuku Motunkanju Wildlife Conservancy; Fellow: Association Conservation East African Natural Resources (vice chairman 2004-2008).

Background

Okello, Moses Makonjio was born on December 17, 1965 in Kakamega, Western Province, Kenya. Son of Peter Makonjio Olongo and Rosemary Asakhulu Makonjio.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya, 1990. Master of Science, University Idaho, Moscow, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1996.

Career

Lecturer Moi University, 1996—1999. Resident faculty School Field Studies, Salem, Massachusetts, 1999—2004, SFS associate professor, 2004—2006, SFS professor, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of wildlife corridor for Amboseli park.

Membership

With Kuku Motunkanju Wildlife Conservancy. Fellow: Association Conservation East African Natural Resources (vice chairman 2004-2008).

Connections

Married Roselida Ongachi Otota. Children: Mercy Emali, Irene Shiona, Victor Otota, Ozmint Omukuba, Devin Omulindi, Gideon Ingabo.

father:
Peter Makonjio Olongo

mother:
Rosemary Asakhulu Makonjio

spouse:
Roselida Ongachi Otota

child:
Irene Shiona Okello

child:
Mercy Emali Okello

child:
Gideon Ingabo Okello

child:
Ozmint Omukuba Okello

child:
Victor Otota Okello

child:
Devin Omulindi Okello