Mourning Prof. Dorothy McCormick
On 10th December 2023, the Sisters of the SNDdeN US East-West Province sent out a solemn message asking for prayers for the repose of the soul of Dorothy McCormick who had died on 9th December 2023 at 82 years and 64 years as a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur. The University of Nairobi fraternity, and particularly at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), lovingly remember her as Prof. Dorothy McCormick. She joined the University of Nairobi in the year 1988 and retired from IDS as a Research Professor in the year 2018 leaving behind a stellar academic record that will be remembered for many years to come.
On 15th December 2023, Prof. Dorothy McCormick was laid to rest in Ipswich - Maryland, USA. Please click on this link for the tribute by Prof. Karuti Kanyinga together with IDS colleagues as well as alumni. This was read during the funeral mass which was livestreamed. IDS is planning a colloquium in the first quarter of 2024 in her honor. Details about this will be shared in the coming weeks.