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psychology professor

Paul Odhiambo Oburu, Kenyan psychology professor. Grantee Travel Research grant, Nordic African Institute, 2001, Johan Jacobs Foundation, 2001, 2006; Guest Researchers scholarship, Swedish Institute, 2000-2003. Member of International Society Study Behavioral Development (committee member young researchers initiative 2005-2007, Travel grant 2003-2006), European Society Development Psychology.

Background

Oburu, Paul Odhiambo was born on November 22, 1965 in Rachuonyo, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Ermanus Oburu Rariwi and Rosebela Adongo Oburu.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya, 1990. Master of Philosophy in Educational Psychology, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Goteborg University, Sweden, 2004.

Career

Researcher Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya, 1991—1993. Secondary school teacher Teachers Service Commission, Kisumu, Kenya, 1990—1991, Agoro Sare, Kenya, 1993—1998. Lecturer, department psychology Maseno University, Kenya, since 1998.

Lead investigator Maseno-Goteborg Cross-cultural Research Grp., 2000—2004. Consultant Majorstep Consultancy Services, Kisumu, since 2000. Lead investigator, Kenyan representative Maseno University, since 2004.

Lead investigator Duke University and 8 country research group, 2004. African representative, young scholars research initiative International Society Study Behavioral Development, Melbourne, Australia, since 2006. Member board governors Kandiege Secondary School, Kenya, since 2006.

Lead researcher, child caregivers Maseno University, since 2006. Reviewer international journals Elservier Publication, since 2007.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of International Society Study Behavioral Development (committee member young researchers initiative 2005-2007, Travel grant 2003-2006), European Society Development Psychology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel.

Connections

Married Agneta Akinyi Kisaka, October 6, 1996.

father:
Ermanus Oburu Rariwi

mother:
Rosebela Adongo Oburu

spouse:
Agneta Akinyi Kisaka