My research interests

Research Projects (completed & ongoing):


1. Civil-Military Relations in Africa 

2. Africa's International Relations

3. Politics of State Revenue in Africa

4. Politics of Institutional Change and Transformation in Africa

5. Autocratic Rule in Uganda 


Selected Journal Articles

Networks and Affiliations

I am affiliated with the Centre for Basic Research in Kampala, a leading independent social science research organization, my foremost intellectual home in Uganda. Also, over many years of doing field research in Africa, I have established both formal and informal links and affiliations with several universities, research organizations and policy think-tanks in Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda. Among these include the Forum for Social Studies in Addis Ababa, the Center for Democratic Governance and the Institute for Democratic Governance both in Accra, the Institute of African Studies of the University of Ghana, Legon, the Council for Development of Social Science Research in Africa in Darker, and the University of Dar es Salam.