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Dr Sitawa R Kimuna

Associate Professor of Sociology

Associate Professor of Sociology: East Carolina University, USA

A-408 Brewster Building, Department of Sociology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858

Tel: 252-328-5768
Fax: 252-328-4837

Dr. Kimuna holds a PhD in Sociology with a specialization in social demography. She was a Population Reference Bureau Communications Fellow (1998-1999) and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow (1998). In 2006 she consulted for UNFPA on the IDP Project: “Reproductive health and gender needs for displaced populations with special attention to adolescents 2001-2006.” She has published in international peer reviewed journals and co-edited a book on “Women in African Development: The Challenge of Globalization and Liberalization in the 21st Century,” Africa World Press, Inc.

Key research/capacity building interests

Research interests
• Population Ageing
• Sexual and reproductive health
• Gender based violence
• African Immigrants in the United States of America

Capacity building interests
• Lecturing

Key methodological skills
Both quantitative and qualitative research.

Current/planned research
• Ageing policy in sub-Saharan Africa
• Literature review of research on aging in SSA
• African immigrants in the US
• Wealth and sexual behaviour in Africa
• Intergenerational support and social security
• Gender based violence