Programs by Country: Kenya + Dialogue of Civilizations

Kenya: Interdisciplinary Program on Public Health, Politics, Culture and Swahili – CLOSED

Dialogue of Civilizations | Nairobi, Kenya

Faculty Leader: Prof. Richard Wamai (

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katie Rabbitt Burke (

Information Session: 

Friday, November 1st 206 Lake Hall 6-8pm

Term: Summer I


  • AFRS2900 Politics, Culture and Swahili in Kenya
  • AFRS4939 Community Health and Development in Kenya

Description: The Kenya Dialogue is a highly interactive experience immersing students in public/community health and development, culture and politics in local urban and rural communities in different parts of the country through field visits, stays, sharing and continuous exposure in the course of the program. The program engages local guest speakers and institutional visits that are key actors in their fields in health, politics and culture. Students with have an opportunity to develop participatory skills in community problem-based models through these interactions, Swahili language instruction, individual research and experiential learning.

For more information: Contact Prof. Wamai,, Tel. 617-373-4130