Caroline Wanjiku Kihato

Dr Caroline Wanjiku Kihato is a Visiting Researcher at ODID, Oxford University, and a Global Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars. Her career has involved both teaching and conducting research in the academy and the non-profit sector and is dedicated to making research accessible to wider audiences. Her research and teaching interests are migration, gender, governance, and urbanization in the global South. She holds a MSc in Development Planning (University of the Witwatersrand) and a PhD in Sociology (University of South Africa). Caroline writes and has published widely on urbanization for both academic and popular audiences. She is the author of Migrant Women of Johannesburg: Life in an in-between City (Palgrave Macmillan & Wits University Press) and co-editor of Urban Diversity: Space, Culture and Inclusive Pluralism in Cities Worldwide (Johns Hopkins). Her collaborative installation, You Will Find Your People Here, is featured at the Venice Biennale that runs from 20 May to 26 November, 2023.