Dorcas Nthoki, PhD

Nthoki Dorcas is an Urban Development Researcher at International Planning Studies, TU Dortmund
University. Her research centres on spatial justice in the city and urban mobility. Her doctoral research
addressed the prospects for advancing walking and cycling in Nairobi within the context of spatial
justice. Nthoki previously worked with the Development Planning Unit (DPU), University College
London on Complex Land Markets and Spatial Justice research in Uganda and Somaliland. She also
worked at the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Erasmus University,
Rotterdam where she taught and supervised the Urban Management and Development Master
course. She also contributed to the development of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on data
analysis for social science research and to the development of the UN Habitat State of African Cities
2018 report.