“Exploring Inequality in Africa: A Complementary Research and Training Agenda on Urban Poverty and Gendered Power" Presented by Dr. Francis Dodoo, Penn State University
Mon, November 29, 2010 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM • The African and African Diaspora Studies Department
The African & African Diaspora Studies Department
"Exploring Inequality in Africa: A Complementary Research and Training Agenda on Urban Poverty and Gendered Power"
Dr. Francis Dodoo
Monday, November 29th
ISESE Gallery/The John L. Warfield Center (Jester A232A)
Francis Dodoo is a Professor of Sociology and Demography and Senior Research Associate at the Population Research Institute at The Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Dodoo received his doctoral degree from the University of Pennsylvania. His scholarship focuses on sub-Saharan Africa and lies in the arenas of gender, power, and sexual and reproductive decisions; demographic and health outcomes associated with urban poverty; and the intergenerational transfer of norms governing the gendered stratification of sexuality. He has served in consulting, advisory, and other capacities for a number of organizations, including the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the USAID, the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, the African Population and Health Research Center, the Food Security and Sustainable Development Division of the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank, the European Commission, the International Center for Research on Women, and the Alan Guttmacher Institute.