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Ph.D., Washington University (2009)
MSW, Washington University (2003)
BA, The University of Nairobi (2000)

Recent Courses

Advanced Social Work Practice With Communities And Community Organization
Issues In Social Welfare I: History And Philosophy Of Social Welfare
S/T: The World In Motion: Immigrants,Migrants & Other Populations
S/T: The World In Motion: Immigrants,Migrants, & Other Populations

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Social welfare

Research Interests

Practice with migrants and immigrants
International social work
Social welfare

Grants/Sponsored Research

Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation

Refereed Articles

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Kagotho, N., & Ssewamala, F. M (2012), Correlates of depression among caregivers of children affected by HIV/AIDS in Uganda: Findings from the Suubi-Maka Family Study. AIDS Care, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2012.658754.

Kagotho, N (2012), A future of possibilities: Educating children living in HIV impacted households. International Journal of Educational Development, 32 (3), 394-400.

Kohl, P., Kagotho, N., & Dixon, D. (2011), Parenting practices among depressed mothers in the child welfare system. Social Work Research, 35(4), 215-225.

Pandey, S. & Kagotho, N. (2010), Health insurance disparities among immigrants: Are some legal immigrants more vulnerable then others? Health & Social Work, 35(4), 267-279.

Kagotho, N. & Pandey S. (2010), Predictors of Pap test utilization among legal permanent resident women. Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 8 (2), 193-211.

Fedoravicius, N., McMillen, J. C., Rowe, J., Kagotho, N., Ware, N.C. (2008), Funneling child welfare consumers into and through the mental health system: Assessment, referral, and quality issues. Social Service Review, 82 (2), 273-90..

Kagotho, N. & Tan, J. (2008), Predictors of prostate cancer screening among older immigrant men. Journal of the National Medical Association, 100 (10), 1168-1174.

Invited Presentation/Lecture

Kagotho, N (2008, September). Theories of health behavior. Guest lecture. Saint Louis University.

Kagotho, N. (2008, February). Challenges facing women in Africa: Ensuring equity and fairness in the lives of women. Washington University in St. Louis.

Conference Presentations/Papers

Kohl, P. & Kagotho, N (2010). Parenting Practices Among Depressed Mothers in the Child Welfare System. In Society for Social Work Research. San Francisco, CA..

Tan, J. & Kagotho, N. (2008). Pathways to legal immigration among older adults. In CSWE 54th Annual Program Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

Kagotho, N. & Tan, J. (2008). Predictors of prostate cancer screening among older immigrant men. In 6th World Congress on the Aging Male. Tampa FL..