Dr Moses Khisa

Assistant Professor

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Biography

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.

Projects

Current Research:

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.

Publications

Latest Publications:

- Whose Africa is Rising, in Review of African Political Economy (June 2019).

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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).

Education

  • PhD in Political Science from Northwestern University, 2016
  • MA in Political Science from Northwestern University, 2013
  • Pre-Doc/MPhil in Social Sciences from Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta, India, 2009
  • MA in Human Rights from Makerere University, Kampala, 2007
  • BA in Social Sciences (Political Science major) from Makerere University, Kampala, 2005