Dr. Mucunguzi Abel

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Mucunguzi Abel is skilled in office and project management, public administration and management, training and consulting services, lecturing, conducting field research and research mentoring and supervision as illustrated by many academic accomplishments and work experiences. Through study, research and work placements, he has also attained enormous knowledge and experience about national development policies for poverty eradication as well as international development policies and challenges and how they can be overcome through appropriate governance, management and public/private sector reforms.

He has held different administrative positions in different local and foreign universities. As follows:

  • Head of Public Administration Department at Gulu University 2002 – 2006
  • Member of the University Council representing Academic Staff at Gulu University 2004 – 2006
  • Member of the University Senate at Gulu University 2003 – 2006
  • Head of Public Administration Department at KIU Western Campus 2011 – 2012
  • Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Social Sciences and Management at INES Rugengeri, Rwanda 2012 – 2016
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Ibanda University 2016 – 2019

The above experience in university administration is supplemented by another administrative experience attained in Public Sector Management when he worked as Senior Assistant Chief Administrative Officer at Bushenyi Local Government from 1996 – 2002.


PhD Pol. & Social Sciences (Pub. Admin., Pub. Policy & Governance) Antwerp Univ. Belgium

M. Pub. Policy & Mgt (Monash University, Australia)

Administrative  Law (LDC), Kampala, 1997

Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, 1992

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Abel Mucunguzi, Anny Katabaazi Bwengye . (2023) . Governance and poverty eradication policy performance during the NRM Administration in Uganda 1986–2020 . Kabale University Interdisciplinary Research Journal, [online] Volume 2(1), pp. 81-102. Available at: https://kurj.kab.ac.ug/index.php/1/article/view/81


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