Michael Bowen

Prof. Michael Bowen is associate professor of Environmental Economics at Daystar University. He holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Economics and is currently the Director, Research, Publications, Consultancy and Postgraduate Bureau at Daystar University. He has presented several papers in international conferences and published them as journal articles or book chapters. Some of his publications include; synopsis of the status of Christian family in Kenya, significance of vision and mission in a Christian University, redeeming Christian marriage and family in Kenya among other publications.  He is a guest editor for a number of international journals and has supervised both masters and PhD theses. Prof. Bowen has taught at undergraduate, Masters and PhD level.

ALS Role

Michael Bowen provided leadership on all stages of research design, on field-testing our instruments, and on mobilizing and training the larger Kenyan team of researchers. Together with David Ngaruiya, he co-managed the Kenya-based project. Together with David Ngaruiya and Robert Priest he traveled to Bangui, CAR to train the team of faculty and students in how to conduct the questionnaire research. He carried out interviews and prepared ten-page reports on key Kenyan leaders and organizations. He contributed a chapter “African Christian Organizations and Socio-Economic Development” to our book.

See Findings page for professional credentials and CV.