Meshack Owino
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: History
 Office: RT 1357
 Phone: 216-523-7264
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1357, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., Rice University
Brief Bio:
Meshack Owino has been a member of the Department of History since the Fall of 2005. He teaches courses in African history. He specializes primarily in the experience of African soldiers in pre-colonial and colonial Africa. He has research interests in the origins and nature of African states; ethnicity and politics; and democracy and human rights in modern Africa.

Meshack earned his doctoral degree at Rice University, Houston, Texas. Before joining CSU, he taught at Bloomsburg University (Pennsylvania). He has also taught at several other universities, including: Texas Southern University (Houston, Texas); Stanford University (Palo Alto, California); and Egerton University, Kenya. He is currently working on two manuscripts for publication: "A Military History of the Luo of Western Kenya during the Pre-colonial Period," and "The Experience of Kenya African Soldiers in the Second World War."