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Miriam KilimoCohort 2016


  • BA, Anthropology, Concentrations in Women and Gender Studies, History, Dartmouth College, 2014
  • MA, Women's Studies, Oxford University, 2016


  • Political anthropology
  • Anthropology of law and bureaucracy 
  • Anthropology of gender 
  • Anthropology of East Africa  

My research interests encompass the politics of gender in contemporary Africa, women’s political representation, development practice, law, and governance. For my dissertation, I am researching how Kenya’s gender quotas for political representation have shaped the political system and the experiences of women who enter political office through gender quota policies. 

Advisor: Dr. Little