Fredrick Okoth Okaka

Current Position



Department of Geography and Environmental Studies


year of completion:


Dr. Fredrick Okoth Okaka holds a BED (Hons) and an M.A. in Settlement Geography from Kenyatta University and a PhD in Geography from Moi University. He also undertook a one year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Venda South Africa in 278. His PhD research was partially funded by CARTA. He is a lecturer in the Department of Geography, Moi University. Prior to Joining Moi University in 29 , he worked as a lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences at the University College of Education, Zanzibar (now AbdulRahman Al-Sumait University) from 26 to 29. He has done small consultancy with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). His research interests include Urban Population, climate change and public health. His aspirations are to achieve excellence in social research, disseminate knowledge through publications in peer reviewed high impact journals, influence policy and mentor post-graduate students

Areas of Interest:

Geography: Human Geography

Area of specialization

Geography: Human Geography

bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Education (Arts)


Master of Arts (Settlement Geography)