Jeremiah O. Asaka is currently pursuing a PhD in global governance and human security at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He holds a masters in environmental studies from Ohio University. His thesis focused on climate variability adaptation among Kenya’s Samburu pastoralists and the influence of mobile phone technology on the same. Asaka has written for New Security Beat blog of the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program; Adelphi’s Environment, Conflict and Cooperation online platform; and more recently the Center for Governance and Sustainability’s blog. His research interests include: Environment and Human Security; Conservation Governance; Global Environmental Change; Dryland Systems; and Sub-Saharan Africa. His current research work resides at the intersections of conservation governance, human security and sustainable development in East Africa.
Read more about Jeremiah’s work by visiting his blog. Jeremiah’s blog, called An Interdisciplinarian’s Perspective, is a personal website and blog dedicated to analysis and dissemination of up-to-date information and knowledge on the broad areas of Governance, Environment, Human Security and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is mainly concerned with issues of local, national, regional and global significance such as climate change, sustainable development, ecological integrity and human security in the context of Sub-Saharan Africa. Its target audience includes policy makers, NGO practitioners, corporations, academia and individuals.