Dr. Nkatha Kabira

University of Nairobi, Kenya

Nkatha Kabira is a Lecturer at the University of Nairobi, School of Law, a postdoctoral Fellow at the Ife Institute for Advanced Studies, Ile Ife, Nigeria and an Iso Lomso Fellow at the Stellenbosch IAS, South Africa. She completed her doctoral degree at Harvard Law School and has since been working towards converting her doctoral thesis into a book titled, “The Law of Commissions: A Case Study of The Place of Commissions in Law and Governance in Kenya.” Her current research is the continuation of work done over a period of 10 years in the areas of law and development, constitution making and implementation, legal and institutional reform, rule of law, regulation of the state and the administration of justice. She has professional and research experience in several areas ranging from law and language to democracy and governance and to gender and the law.