Assistant Professor of Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs at North Carolina State University with a joint appointment in Africana Studies. Also, a research associate with the Centre for Basic Research in Kampala and Interim Secretary of Society for Justice and National Unity, a think-tank based in Kampala. In addition, I write a weekly opinion column for Daily Monitor, Kampala (www.monitor.co.ug).
Teaching and Research Interests
Comparative Politics and International Political Economy with a focus on Africa.
Political settlements and the politics of revenue state capacity in Africa.
The changing nature of civil-military relations in Africa.
The politics of institutional transformation in Africa.
-Whose Africa is Rising, in Review of African Political Economy (June 2019).
-Shrinking Democratic Space? Crisis of Consensus and Contentious Politics in Uganda, in Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics (June 2019).
-Politics of Exclusion and Institutional Transformation in Ethiopia, in Third World Quarterly (Feb 2019).
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