Joslyn Muthio Nzau

Chair for Terrestrial Ecology

Department of Ecology and Ecosystemmanagement
Technische Universität München
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan

Phone: +49.8161.71.4149
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427
E-mail:  muthio.nzau[at]

Curriculum vitae

2017- present PhD at Technische Universität München and DAAD scholarship holder within the DAAD Quality Network Biodiversity Kenya. Working title: “Human Acceptance and Ecological Outcomes of Divergent Conservation Strategies in Fragile Forest Regions in Southeastern Kenya.
2015- 2016 Research Assistant at Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology in Arusha, Tanzania.
2012- 2014 MA, Culture and Environment in Africa at Universität zu Köln, Germany and scholarship holder of the Albertus-Magnus-Programm. Thesis: “The Soil Erosion Enigma: Revisiting ‘The More People, Less Erosion’ Debate on Machakos”.
2010- 2012 Academic coordinator at Masaku Early Childhoof Teacher Training College in Machakos, Kenya.
2006- 2010 Bachelor of Education (Arts) at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Research interest

  • Human-Environment interactions,
  • Interdisciplinary research in Ecosystems Management.


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