Sep 21, 2020
Dr. David Wachira is a public finance and governance specialist as well as the Youth-to-Youth (Y2Y) Co-Secretary at the World Bank Group. Previously, he taught public policy in the political science department at Southern Methodist University (SMU); and also served as a teaching fellow in public finance, bureaucracy and public administration at the University of North Texas and as an assistant professor of history and economics at Wiley College.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, a master’s degree in History from Tarleton State University and a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Management, with an emphasis in Public Finance and Public Management from the University of North Texas.
By listening to this conversation with David, you’ll learn about:
- The significance of names in Kenya and the U.S.
- Why he dresses formally
- The added cost of being black
- Forced assimilation
- The Queen’s English and accents