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Communications company executive

Robert Abackuck Obudho, American communications company executive.


Obudho, Robert Abackuck was born on November 28, 1942 in Nyanza, Kenya.


Associate of Applied Science, State University of New York, Cobleskill, 1964. Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Albany, 1966. Postgraduate diploma education, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1967.

Master of Arts, Rutgers University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 1974.


Assistant to the controller Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia, 1968-1969. Planning analyst Johnson & Johnson, New Jersey, 1976-1979. Assistant professor Rutgers University, New York, 1979-1982.

Visiting assistant professor Vassar College, 1982-1983. Associate professor State University of New York, 1984-1989, University Nairobi, 1994-2000, professor department geography, since 2000, internal examiner, 1999, board member, 1999. Editor faculty arts University Nairobi, 1992-1997.


  • Other Work

    • Co-compiler Kenya Coast Handbook: Problems and Perspectives. Co-editor: Municipality of Mombasa & IB Environs: A Study in Urban and Regional Planning, National Heritage, Resource Management and Development. Editor African Urban Quarterly.


Chairman, member Kenya National Preparatory Committee, Nairobi, 1994. Representative of Nairobi, Worldwide Megacities Project, 1999. Advisor local and national government, 1999.

Consultant United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNCHS, United Nations Educational, Nairobi, 2000. Member International Geography Union (vice president 1989-2000), Geography Association Kenya (secretary 1989-2000), Union for African Popk.


Married Peninah Akeyo Obudho. Children: Justus, Grace, Gerald, Christine.

Peninah Akeyo Obudho

Justus Obudho

Grace Obudho

Gerald Obudho

Christine Obudho