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About Leso Munala, PhD

My research interests are in exploring and addressing violence against women in East Africa. This includes the development of policies and interventions for survivors of sexual violence and improving the quality of post-rape care services. My current research is focused on exploring prevention and response to sexual violence against school aged girls in Kenya.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor, Public Health, St. Catherine University Public Health Department
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Honors and Awards

  • Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women Annual Research and Creative Work Award
  • St. Catherine University Excellence in Teaching and Advising Award
  • Recognized as a faculty/staff mentor by a student who was nominated for an All- University Student Leadership Award, St. Catherine University

Education

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2015 Ph.D., Dissertation: Factors affecting the quality of services provided to female survivors of sexual violence in Nairobi, Kenya: Perspectives from health practitioners., University of Massachusetts Amherst ‐ Public Health, Community Health Education
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2008 University of Chicago ‐ Master in Social Service Administration
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2006 BA, The Ohio State University, ‐ Psychology
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Contact Information

Phone: 651-690-6265

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Grants (3)

Presentations (14)

Publications (4)