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Overview

  • Professor Ogembo is a socio-cultural Anthropologist who specializes in sub-Saharan Africa. After  receiving a BA (Education) from Kenyatta University, Professor Ogembo proceeded to Harvard University where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1997.  His dissertation analyzes communal violence against witches in Gusii Southwetern Kenya, from 1992-1994.   Professor Ogembo’s research, publications, and teaching focus on symbolic and interpretive Anthropology, violence and ethnic conflicts, race and ethnicity, ethnomusicology, social change, globalization, identity, education and religion.
  • Teaching Activities

  • Intro Race, Culture, and Power Taught course 2018
  • Religion, Culture, and Society Taught course 2018
  • Intro Race, Culture, and Power Taught course 2017
  • Religion, Culture, and Society Taught course 2017
  • Anthropology of Education Taught course 2017
  • Teaching Race Taught course 2017
  • Intro Race, Culture, and Power Taught course 2016
  • Religion, Culture, and Society Taught course 2016
  • Teaching Race Taught course 2015
  • Global Perspectives:Intro Anth Taught course 2014
  • Global Perspectives:Intro Anth Taught course 2014
  • Anthropology of Education Taught course 2014
  • Teaching Race Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. Education, Kenyatta University
  • M.A. Philosophy, University of Nairobi
  • Ph.D. Anthropology, Harvard University
  • Full Name

  • Justus Ogembo