Dr. Lodiaga is currently the Chairperson of the Department of Gender and Development Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University, Kenya. She obtained her doctoral degree in Gender and Population Studies from Kenyatta University, Department of Geography. Dr. Lodiaga did her Masters in Population (M.A) Studies at the U.N. Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana –Legon. She got her first degree (B.A (Ed), (Sociology, History and Education) from the University of Nairobi. Within the University she has been appointed to be a member of different University committees and boards such as Mentoring Programme and Institute of Peace and Security as board member..Dr. Lodiaga has also been appointed by the Ministry of Education as a chairperson of different Board of Management in a number of Schools in Kenya. Currently she is chairing University Planning Committee for the Being a Leader Training Workshop scheduled to take place at Kenyatta University in 2018.
Her areas of Specialization include: Gender issues in education, governace and leadership, cooperative movement, conflict management and peace building, gender responsive planning and population and development interrelationships.
- Lodiaga M.J. 2017 Antecedents of Adolescent Parenthood: A Study of Bondo and Nairobi Disricts in Kenya. ESSHBS’17, SEEK DIGITAL LIBRARY
- Kizito P., Kimani E. and Lodiaga M. J. (April, 2017) Ventures Within Fisheries Value Chain that Men and Women Participate in Nairobi City County, Kenya.
- Kizito P., Kimani E. and Lodiaga M.J (2017) Socio-economic Determinants of Men and Women’s Participation in fisheries value chain in Nairobi City County, Kenya.
- Kizito P., Kimani E. N, Lodiaga M. J. . 2016. Socio-economic determinants of men and women’s participation in fisheries value chain in Nairobi City County, Kenya Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 2017, 4(4):91-98 Research Article ISSN: 2394-2630 CODEN(USA): JSERBR, Available online www.jsaer.com
- Kibere E, Kimani E and Lodiaga.M.J. (September, 2014). Gender Dynamics in Access to and Control of Benefits Accrued from Tea Farming in Kiganjo Division, Gatundu District-Kenya. In International Journal of Farming and Allied Sciences. IJFAS Journal-2014-3-9/956-961/30September, 2014. ISSN 2322-4134@2014 IJFAS.
- Lodiaga. M.J. (2012) Contextual Constraints Affecting Women Participation in Local Governance: The Kenyan Case Study.The People Shall Govern: Public Participation Beyond Slogans: Page 108. Deliberations of the International Conference on Public Participation: Hosted by the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Johannesburg.
- Wanjama L.N.,Kimani E.N and Lodiaga M. J. (2007) HIV AND AIDS: THE PANDEMIC, Jommo Kenyatta Foundation Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya;
- Lodiaga, M. J. (2004) Population and Development Interrelationships pages 166 to 182 in the Introduction to Development Studies for Africa edited by Muia and Otiende, Acasia Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya
- Lodiaga M. J. and Muia D. (2003) Changing Gender Roles , Time Use and Their impact on Family Structure and Functioning : A Case Study of Kenyatta University ,Kenya, pages: 101 to119 in Population and Sustainable Development Challenges in Kenya, Occasional Publication Number 4,Population Association of Kenya, ISBN 9966 05;
- Lodiaga M.J (2001) “Education and Income among Poor Urban Households – Gender Dimension of Small Enterprises in Kenya: A study of Nairobi, Kisumu and Kisii Urban Centres”.
- Lodiaga, et al (1999) School Quality Participatory Assessment Survey, Grow up Consultants and Services, submitted to Plan International, Nairobi, Kenya;
- Lodiaga M. J. (1997) “Determinants of Educational Participation among Borana people in Kenya”. – Funded by Action – AID – Kenya and Aga Khan Foundation. 1996 - 1997
- Lodiaga, M. J., & Mbevi, B. M. (1995). Status and Advancement of Women Professionals in Agriculture and Environmental Institutions and Public Universities in Kenya. Kenya: AWLAE Program.