Dr. Chama Julius

Lecturer

Dr. Chama has a total number of twenty two years in Universities’ service, having started out as a Research Assistant in the Department of Political Science, Public Administration and Resident Tutor, Livingstone Hall of Makerere University respectively. He served as a research fellow at Makerere University Institute of Social Research (MISR) under the innovations project (i@mak.com) sponsored by SIDA – SAREC. From 2005 to 2010, Dr. Chama served the Uganda Parliamentary Service Commission as the Research Officer – Political Scientist. He also facilitated a host of several Parliamentary Committees such as Appointments, Commissions, Statutory Authorities & State Enterprises (COSASE), Science & Technology and that of Defense & Internal Affairs.

He earned his Bachelors’ Degree of Social Sciences in 2003 on a Government of Uganda Scholarship; Political Science – Major & French Minor. A Masters’ of Arts (Ethics & Public Management), on staff Development Scholarship; both from Makerere University. In November 2015, Julius was awarded a Doctorate Degree of Social Sciences at the University of Dodoma in the United Republic of Tanzania. He wrote his Thesis on Decentralization and Local Government Administration in Uganda. It was sponsored by UPEACE – Africa Program & IDRC. Julius has trained variously in University and Tertiary Institutional Education, Civil Service, Parliamentary Legislative Procedures & Precedents’.

Dr. Julius Chama has also trained in Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodology, Research for Publication and in Computer Applications. He has taught at various Universities in the region like The University of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, the University of Dar es Salaam and the University of Dodoma in Tanzania respectively. Others include Makerere, St. Lawrence and Kampala Universities.

Dr. Chama has published articles in international peer reviewed journals, policies in policy monographs and is in the process of migrating his Doctoral Thesis into a publishable book manuscript. He is a member of Africa Peace Network (APN), Research Africa Professional (RAP), the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and several other research/academic family networks, a Rotarian and a life member of the Red Cross international society. He is married and is blessed with children.

Qualifications

PhD University of Dodoma Tanzania,

MA (ETPM), Mak

BA(SS), Mak

UACE

UCE

Research Interests

Governance and politics, Decentralization and Local Government, Sustainable Development Strategies.

Supervision

Gender Based Violence, Local Government Administration, Conflict Mitigation, Team work and Cohesion in Administration, Covid 19 Pandemic and its effects, Rural Urban migration, Street Kids, HIV/AIDS, School feeding programs, Female Teachers and related work attitudes, Electioneering and Democracy, Cross Boarder conflicts and Trade, Regional Integration, Female Genital Mutilation, Homosexuality Legislation, Institutional Governance and Corporate Administration, Non Governmental Organisations

Presentations

Perennial Crop Farming and its effects on Food Security. – Kabale University

The role of EAC organs in promoting regional integration. – The University of Arts and Technology of Byumba.

Decentralization and policy implementation in Uganda. – The University of Dodoma. – Tanzania

Effects of Homosexuality Legislation in Uganda. – The University of Addis Ababa

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