PhD candidate at the Department of Development & Postcolonial Studies, University of Kassel, Germany
Eric Otieno is a PhD candidate at the Department of Development & Postcolonial Studies, University of Kassel, Germany. He is interested in the intersections of civil participation, social justice, politics, the economy and art. His background is in Global Political Economy, Sociology and Political Science. His current research revisits the TRIPS Agreement from a postcolonial perspective, and tests the prospect of transforming its influence on public health and Human Rights via civil protest. Eric is a senior fellow of the Africa Good Governance Network, a 2016 John Lewis fellow and an Art/Culture Editor at GRIOT mag.