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Moses Khisa

Assoc Professor

School of Public and International Affairs

Winston Hall 16

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


Teaching and Research Interests

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

Current Projects

  • African Political Thought and Civil Military Relations.
  • Coalition Politics and Institutional Transformation in Africa.
  • Encyclopedia of African Politics.



Peer Reviewed Articles:


Book Chapters & Book Reviews

Several… available via Google Scholar.


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

Area(s) of Expertise

Contemporary Political Development in Africa
Civil Military Relations
Comparative and International Political Economy
Democratization and Authoritarianism