Dr John Mworia is a senior lecturer at the University of Nairobi, School of Biological Sciences in the plant sciences section. He holds a PhD in Plant Ecology and teaches courses related to ecology, resource inventory and environmental management. He has supervised and examined over 16 theses. Dr Mworia has been actively involved in research as evidenced by the several research fellowships he has been awarded since 1998. His research interests include invasive species ecology, climate change biodiversity interactions and environmental degradation. He has published extensively on invasive species, botanical assessments and wildlife environmental conservation.