Dr. Kukunda Elizabeth Bacwayo

Kukunda Elizabeth Bacwayo (PhD) Uganda Christian University

Kukunda Elizabeth Bacwayo is an Associate Professor of Governance and Development and a researcher with experience in development policy research. She received training in multi-method research and has done policy related research and published in the areas of governance policy, higher education, and service delivery.

Her research and teaching interests include gender and development, children, social protection, water and sanitation, governance, higher education, Human Resource Management and HIV/AIDS. She holds a PhD and a Masters degree in International Development, and a Bachelor of Social Work.  She has over 10 years’ experience in teaching and research and over 10 years’ experience as a development practitioner in Public and Private Sectors in Uganda.  Her working experience includes work in multi-cultural settings. She has conducted independent research for academic and policy purposes including consultancy research for UNDP and UWONET. Her current research is looking at the Contextual Factors for Peer Victimization of High School Students in Mukono and another one at the Conspiracy Beliefs and Covid-19 Vaccination Hesitancy in Uganda.

Namirembe S., Leimona B., van Noordwijk M., Bernard F. and Bacwayo K. E. (2014) “Co-investment Paradigms as Alternatives to Payments for Tree-based Ecosystem Services in Africa” in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability Vol. 6; 89-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2013.10.016

Bacwayo, K. E., Nampala, P. and Oteyo, I. N. (2017) Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Supervising Graduate Students Enrolled in African Universities, International Journal of Education and Practice, 5 (3), 29-39. DOI: 10.18488/journal.61/2017.5.3/61.3.29.39.

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