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T. Ogwang, MA

PhD student


  • 2008-date: University Lecturer, Department of Planning and Governance, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda.
  • 2007-2013: University Lecturer, Institute of Ethics and Development Studies, Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi.



  • MA in International Relations &Diplomatic Studies, Makerere University, 2002-2006.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Makerere University, 1998-2001.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Institutions of Higher Learning, Uganda Martyrs University, 2007-2010.
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods and Writing Skills, Centre for Basic Research (CBR), 2007.
  • Certificate in Administrative Officer’s Course, Law Development Centre, Kampala, 2013.
  • Certificate in Strategic Thinking for SEA/EIA/IA, International Association for Impact Assessment, Durban, South Africa 2018.
  • Certificate in Human Security, United Nations Institute for Training and Research, 2011.
  • Certificate in Intensive Negotiations Skills Training Workshop, Vaxjo University/Mbarara University of Science and Technology, 2009.
  • Certificate in Conflict Analysis, Vaxjo University/Mbarara University of Science and Technology, 2010.
  • Certificate in Governance and Development, Makerere University, 2007.
  • Certificate in Gender and Humanitarian Aid, Makerere University, 2006.



  • Ogwang, T., Vanclay, F., & van den Assem, A. (2018). Impacts of the oil boom on the lives of people living in the Albertine Graben region of Uganda. The Extractive Industries and Society.
  • Ogwang, T. (2018). Private Security Organizations in Uganda: At Home and Away, edited by Kennedy Mkutu Agade in Security Governance in East Africa: Pictures of Policing from the Ground, Lexington Books.
  • Ogwang.T. (2018).The Management of Social Tensions and Community Grievances in the Albertine Region’ Oil Wealth and Development in Uganda: Prospects, Opportunities and Challenges(work in progress).
  • Ogwang.T. (2018).Understanding People’s Perceptions and Expectations about Oil discoveries in Northern Uganda (work in progress).
  • Ogwang, T. (2015). Rethinking Peace, Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development Interventions in Northern Uganda: Opportunities and Challenges. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 2(10)157-173.
  • Ogwang, T. (2014). Resettlement Interventions for Internally Displaced Persons in Northern Uganda, International Journal of Research in Social Sciences (IJRSS) in Volume 4: No: 3 July, 2014.
  • Ogwang, T. (2014). Armed Conflicts and Forced Migration In The Great Lakes Region Of Africa: Causes and Consequences, International Journal of Research in Social Sciences (IJRSS) in Volume 4: Issue 2 June, 2014.
  • Ogwang, T. (2011). Weighing Conflict Resolution Approaches: The Military Approach Versus Settlement By Negotiation In Resolving The Conflict In Northern Uganda 1986-2002, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • Ogwang, T. (2008). Governance and Conflict Resolution: Challenges of Resolving the Northern Uganda Conflict, Journal of Science and Sustainable Development,1. November, 2008.



  • Local Promoter: Is Uganda ready to avoid the governance curse? A comprehensive analysis of the country’s oil governance regime, funded by VLIR UOS, Belgium.
  • Local Promoter: An Assessment of Traditional Justice and Reconciliation in Uganda: Experiences and Lessons from West Nile, Acholi, and Teso sub-regions of Uganda, funded by VLIR UOS, Belgium.            
  • Local Promoter, Finding Durable Solutions for Old Refugee Case-loads in Nakivale Settlement – Mbarara District, Uganda, 2014-2016, funded by VLIR UOS, Belgium.
  • Peace, Security, and Development in the Great Lakes Region-The Mbarara Seminar Series, 2013-2014, funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy.
  • Coimbra Group Scholarship Programme for young African researchers, Department of Cultural Geography, University of Groningen, 2014.
  • Assessing the Impact of Human Security Interventions and its application under the Peace, Recovery, and Development Plan in Post Conflict Reconstruction in Northern Uganda, 2011-2015, funded by Mak-Sida Bilateral Research Program.
  • Small Grants for Dissertation Proposal Award to write on ‘State vis-a-vie Human Security: Examining the Challenges and Prospects for resettlement and Integration of the Internally Displaced People in Northern Uganda, 2009, funded by CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal.



  • Participated in Security and democratic governance Training organized by Council for the Development of Social Science in Africa, Dakar, Senegal, August 2013.
  • Attended a training on Peace building and Local Governance offered by the Hague Academy for Local Governance in the Hague, The Netherlands, funded by the Government of the Netherlands, March, 2013.
  • Gender and citizenship, Women’s Rights and citizenship Training Institute,

University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2008.

  • Scholarly Writing and Publication, Nile Resort Hotel, Innovations @Makerere,

Jinja, Uganda, 2008.

  • Methodological Training in Peace Research Training Workshops organized by United Nations mandated University for Peace (UPEACE), Africa Programme, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2009,2010 & 2011.
  • Participated in International Training Program on the International Political Economy of the Great Lakes Region: Towards Inclusive Development, University of Antwerp, Belgium, 2009.
  • Co- organizer: International Conference on the Role of Women in Peace Building in the Great Lakes Region, funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, 12-13 May, 2014, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Presented a paper at International Conference on the Great Lakes Region on Human Security and Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons in Post-Conflict Greater Northern Uganda: Examining the Emerging Threats to Sustainable Peace, Stability and Security, 21-22 March 2013 ,Kigali, Rwanda
  • Presented a paper at The World Conference of Humanitarian Studies 2009 4-7th February 2009 on “The Humanitarian Crises and the Challenges of Resettling the Internally Displaced People in Northern Uganda’ in Groningen, The Netherlands.



  • Governance of Extractive Industries,(GOXI);
  • International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA),
  • International Studies Association (ISA);
  • Council for the Development of Social Science in Africa (CODESRIA);
  • Organization for the Social Science Research in East and Central Africa (OSREA).




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