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Edith Mukudi Omwami

Associate Professor
Edith Mukudi Omwami

Moore Hall 2131
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521

Edith Mukudi Omwami
Associate Professor


Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo, 1998

Teaching & Research Interests

  • Access, participation and funding of education
  • Nutrition and education linkages
  • Education policy and practice
  • Gender and education

Select Publications

Edith Mukudi Omwami, Charlotte Neumann, and Nimrod Bwibo. 2010. “Effects of a School Feeding Intervention on School Attendance Rates among elementary schoolchildren in rural Kenya.” Nutrition: International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences, doi: 10.1016 (2010.01.009).

E. M. Omwami and R. K. Omwami. 2010. “Public investment and the goal of providing access to primary education in Kenya.” International Journal of Educational Development, 30 (3): 243- 253.

Omwami Mukudi, E. 2010. “Relative-change theory: examining the impact of patriarchy, paternalism, and poverty on the education of women in Kenya.” Gender and Education. (in Press)

Omwami, E. M. and E. J. Keller. (2010). “Public Funding and Budgetary Challenges to providing Universal Primary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa.” International Review of Education, 56 (1): 5-31.

Edmond J. Keller and Edith M. Omwami (2007). “Federalism, Citizenship and National Identity in Ethiopia,” International Journal of African Studies, 6(1): 37- 69