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Linet Imbosa Muhati-Nyakundi

Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Johannesburg

Linet Imbosa Muhati-Nyakundi holds a PhD (2017) in Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg South Africa. She obtained her MEd (2002) in Educational Psychology and BEd in Education, Languages and Geography from Kenyatta University, Kenya. She has worked as a temporary, sessional and part-time lecturer at UJ, Wits University and University of Nairobi. Linet worked in South Sudan on a commissioned assignment; and has been an educator in various high schools in Kenya. Her research interests include: psychosocial support and wellbeing of children in diverse contexts; education, effects of substance use, misuse and abuse by children and youths; digital technologies and children; urban environment among others. She integrating unique creative participatory methodologies researching with children on various aspects of their lived lives from their perspectives, and resilience nurturing; inviting their active voices into academic research conversations. Linet is currently a GES Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Psychology, University of Johannesburg South Africa.


  • –present
    Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Johannesburg


  • 2017 
    University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa., PhD /Psychology