Joseph K Rono, PhD is a senior lecturer in the Department of Sociology
and Psychology at Moi University in Kenya. Dr. Rono obtained his B A
Hons from Panjab University in 1987 and a Master of Arts degree in
sociology from the University of Nairobi in 1992. Between 1989 and 1995,
Dr Rono taught at Kenyatta University. Dr. Rono obtained his PhD degree
from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, in 2002. Since 1995, Dr.
Rono has taught and examined sociology courses at both undergraduate
and post-graduate levels in the core areas of sociological theory,
criminology, rural sociology, globalization and political sociology. He has
published in the areas of social problems including Structural Adjustment
Programs (SAPs), drugs, alcoholism, farm crimes, female genital
mutilation, refugee studies and Police reforms. Dr Rono’s current areas of
interest include rural criminology, rural crimes and current issues.