Shakirah Esmail Hudani

PhD Designated Emphasis in DE

City and Regional Planning,

CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, CSTMS, Designated Emphasis in STS
Affiliation period: February 2017 -
Advisor(s)Jason Corburn
Degrees MSc in Public Health :: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2010)
MSc in Social Anthropology :: University of Oxford (2007)
BA degree in Social Studies and African Studies :: Harvard University (2004)

Research Areas

technology transfer and urban sustainability in the global South; international development; post-conflict cities; Sub-Saharan Africa; South East Asia

I am a third year PhD student in UC Berkeley’s Department of City and Regional Planning, with interests in urban planning in the Global South, post-conflict urban change, technology transfer and green cities, and dimensions of urban sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia. I have a background in Public Health, Social Anthropology, and African Studies, have held a Rhodes Scholarship, and worked at the World Bank Group for four years: on health policy, and results/measurement for a large investment climate program. My research experience includes work on transitional justice in Rwanda and pandemic preparedness in Kenya.

last updated: April 17th, 2020