Dr. Matheaus K. Kauti has a PhD in Environmental Studies from Tohoku University, Japan (2009). Master of Arts (Urban Geography) from University of Nairobi (2004) and Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honors, Geography Major) from University of Nairobi (1998). He joined South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU) in 2010. Dr. Kauti was appointed the Ag. Director, Mtito-Andei Campus in August 2012. Previously he was Chairman, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, School of Environment and Natural Resources Management from 2010 to 2012. As a member of faculty in the School of Environment and Natural Resources Management, Dr. Kauti is also involved in teaching, supervising and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students. He has been very instrumental in various research projects and has researched and authored numerous reports, articles and papers both published and unpublished and has participated in various conferences, workshops and seminars. Formerly, he worked as a Research/Planning Analyst, Centre for Urban Research a research arm of African Urban Quarterly Journal and Suba Books and Periodicals Distributors Limited from 2001 to 2006; Field Underwriter at ALICO (K) Limited 1999-2001 and Research Assistant with Bess Associates, Development Consultants in 1994.