Douglas Kimemia

Douglas Kimemia, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor; VCU Globe Faculty Fellow; Director of the East African Study Abroad Program

(804) 828-2076

827 W. Franklin St., Room 325






non-governmental organizations


  • Ph.D., Public Policy and Administration - Public and nonprofit management specialization, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013
  • M.A., Religious Studies - African studies concentration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2006
  • Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA I and II)
  • Kenya Accounting Technician Course (KATC I and II)

Research Interests

  • Democracy and development in Africa
  • Social cleavages and conflicts in Africa
  • Ethics/corruption of governance
  • Non-governmental organizations

Select Publications

  • Africa’s Social Cleavages and Democratization Process in the Post-Multiparty Politics in Africa. Roman and Littlefield Publisher, 2016.
  • Multinational corporations as suppliers or corruption in Africa. Africa Insight Journal, Vol 48, No 2, 2018.
  • Examining the changing corruption culture in Kenya. Published by East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights (HURIPEC) School Of Law, Makerere University. Volume 23, Number 1, June 2017.