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Moses Khisa

Associate Professor

School of Public and International Affairs

Winston Hall 16

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Bio

Associate Professor (with tenure) of Political Science and Africana Studies, and a Research Associate with the Centre for Basic Research in Kampala, Uganda. Also, weekly columnist for the Daily Monitor newspaper, Kampala.

Website: http://www.moseskhisa.com/

Teaching and Research Interests

Comparative Politics and International Political Economy with a focus on Africa.

Current Projects

  • Autocratization in Uganda.
  • Political Settlements and Revenue Bargains in Africa.
  • Coalition Politics and Institutional Transformation in Africa.

Recent Publications

Books:

  • Rethinking Civil-Military Relations in Africa (Co-edited with Christopher Day).
  • Africa’s New Global Politics (with Rita Kiki Edozie)

Peer Reviewed Articles:

  • “Deepening Politics of Fragmentation in Uganda,” African Studies Review, advance online release, August 2022.
  • “Contextualizing the Bobi Wine factor in Uganda’s 2021 Elections,” (with Sam Wilkins & Richard Vokes), African Affairs 120, no. 481 (2021): 629-643.
  • “Politicization and Professionalization: The Progress and Perils of Civil-Military Transformation in Museveni’s Uganda,” Civil Wars 22, no. 2-3 (2020): 289-312.
  • “Reconceptualizing Civil-Military Relations in Africa” (with Christopher Day), Civil Wars 22, no. 2-3 (2020): 174-197.
  • “Whose Africa is Rising,” Review of African Political Economy 46, no. 160 (2019): 304-316.
  • “Revisiting the Civil-Military Conundrum in Africa” (with Christopher Day and William Reno), Civil Wars 22, no. 2-3 (2020): 156-173.
  • “Shrinking Democratic Space? Crisis of Consensus and Contentious Politics in Uganda,” Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 57, no. 3 (2019): 343-362..
  • “Politics of Exclusion and Institutional Transformation in Ethiopia,” Third World Quarterly 40, no. 3 (2019): 542-557.

Education

Ph.D. Political Science Northwestern University 2016

M.A. Political Science Northwestern University 2013

Pre-Doc/M.Phil. Social Sciences Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta, India 2009

M.A. Human Rights Makerere University, Kampala 2007

B.A. Social Sciences (Political Science major) Makerere University, Kampala 2005