Kaminaga becomes an assistant professor this year after working on a part-time basis in the Economics Department last year. For the past three years she also taught at Bryant University as a lecturer and while working towards her Ph.D. at Clark, she served as an adjunct professor. Her dissertation focused on the implications for HIV and domestic violence prevention programs in rural Malawi in southeast Africa.

In addition to her teaching experience, Kaminaga has an extensive research background, working for Oxfam America, aids2031, and the Central Bank of Luxembourg as a researcher. Her research interests include social interactions and social networks and their influence on HIV prevention, and regional wages and market potential in the European Union.


  • Economics, Clark University; Ph.D.,
  • M.A., Economics, Clark University
  • B.S., Business Administration, Stonehill College