Areas of Expertise
  • Development Studies
  • Regional focus: Africa


Dr. Alice Karuri

Dr. Alice Karuri holds a PhD in Development Studies from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, an MA in International Affairs from George Washington University (USA) and a BA in Economics from Morgan State University (USA).

Prior to joining Strathmore University, she served as Adjunct Faculty in various universities. She has extensive work experience in the non-profit sector and in research.

Her research interests include policy analysis, impact assessment and evaluation of development interventions, institutional arrangements, global commodity chains, and issues that pertain to economic justice. Her PhD thesis was on the Coffee Sector in Kenya.

Karuri-Okech, A, Ondieki-Mwaura, F. and Omondi, H. Ability of Farmers to Negotiate with Chain Actors in the Coffee Sector in Kenya.  Journal of Economics and Development Studies. 6(2): 45-48. 2018.


Karuri-Okech, A., Ondieki-Mwaura, F. and Omondi, H. Characterization of Producer Institutional Arrangements in the Coffee Sector in Kenya and Policy Implications for Farmer Empowerment. Journal of Social Science for Policy Implications. 6(1): 18-25. 2018

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200