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Areas of Expertise
Dr. Dominic Burbidge
Visiting Faculty
DPhil (Oxon), MPhil (Oxon) and BSc (QMUL)

Dr. Dominic Burbidge holds a DPhil (Oxon), MPhil (Oxon) and BSc (QMUL). He is Departmental Lecturer in African Studies at the University of Oxford, and was previously a Post-doctoral Researcher of Princeton University. Dr Burbidge is an expert in East African politics and economics, and provides advice to both international and national institutions on Kenya’s devolution process. He has taught law at Strathmore Law School, where he is currently an external advisor.

Books


Dominic Burbidge, The Shadow of Kenyan Democracy: Widespread Expectations of Widespread Corruption (Surrey: Ashgate, 2015)

Antoinette Kankindi, Dominic Burbidge & Tom Odhiambo (eds.), Governance Challenges in East Africa (Nairobi: Focus Publishers, 2011)


Journal Articles

 

Burbidge, D., ‘Space for virtue in the economics of Kenneth J. Arrow, Amartya Sen and Elinor Ostrom’. Journal of Economic Methodology (forthcoming, 2016).

 

Burbidge, D., ‘“Can someone get me outta this middle class zone?!” Pressures on middle class Kikuyu in Kenya’s 2013 election’. Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 52, No. 2 (2014), pp. 205-225.

 

Burbidge, D., ‘Urban Trust in Kenya and Tanzania: Cooperation in the Provision of Public Goods’. Canadian Journal of African Studies, Vol. 47, No. 3 (2013), pp. 465-482.

 

Burbidge, D., ‘Trust Creation in the Informal Economy: The Case of Plastic Bag Sellers of Mwanza, Tanzania’. African Sociological Review, Vol. 17, No. 1 (2013), pp. 79-103.

 

Book Chapter

 

Burbidge, D., ‘Connecting African Jurisprudence to Universal Jurisprudence Through a Shared Understanding of Contract’. Ch 5 of Onazi, O. (ed.), African Legal Theory and Contemporary Problems: Critical Essays (Dordrecht: Springer, 2014), pp. 93-108.

2013-14 Departmental Studentship, Department of Politics & International Relations, University of Oxford

 

2011-13 Herbert & Isle Frankel Memorial Studentship in Political Economy, Oriel College, University of Oxford

 

2009-10 Dahrendorf Scholar, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford

Contact Details

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

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