Dr. Turnwait Otu Michael

Dr. Turnwait Otu Michael is a gender, sociology and demography expert with over 10 years of experience in research design, monitoring and evaluation, statistical analysis, institutional strengthening, capacity building, and systematic literature review. He holds both a Masters’ degree and a Doctorate (PhD) in Sociology with a specialization in social and medical demography and population studies from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a member of the Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Practitioners Association (NASA), a professional member of the International Union for Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), and a certified project manager of International Project Management Professional (IPMP). At the dRPC, Dr. Turnwait Michael works as a Research Consultant and is responsible for supporting research and data analysis on girls’ education and ending child marriage in West Africa. He coordinates dRPC’s global networks of researchers working on COVID-19 and education in Nigeria, conducts training programs on qualitative research, designs and implements M&E instruments and approaches. Also, he has a long list of publications in reputable outlets and training on education in emergencies response plans.