Fridah Kanana Erastus is presently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English and Linguistics, Kenyatta University, Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Education (Arts) degree, Master of Arts degree in English and Linguistics from Kenyatta University, and a PhD in Linguistics from Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Her research interests are in Bantu Linguistics, Dialectology, Applied Linguistics and language Pedagogy. She has several publications to her name.
Fridah has worked as a resource person for Siemens Foundation, Germany, in their youth empowerment programme; Commonwealth of Learning (COL) projects on Open Resources for English Language Teaching (ORELT); Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and The Kenya DAAD Scholars Association (KDSA) as a research and academic mentor. She is also a reviewer of several refereed journals. Fridah is also among the 20 inaugural fellows of the Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP)