Assoc. Prof. Gerald Karyeija

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Assoc. Prof Gerald Karyeija

Gerald Kagambirwe Karyeija is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and Dean, School of Management Science, UMI. He is a former Extra-Ordinary Professor of Public Administration, North-West University and Senior Scholar, University of Lusaka. He is a 2017-2018 NAFSA Global Dialogue Fellow. He Chairs the ECASSA Institute of Social Protection, Board Member at the Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre, Senate representative to Uganda Management Institute Governing Council and Council Member on African Association of Public Administration and Management. He has vast experience in research, consultancy, training and practice in Public Administration spanning over 20 years with various organizations and countries. He has published in public administration, presented papers at international conferences and prepared several policy briefs to Government. He has supervised 3 PhD and several Masters Students to graduation. He is a reviewer for 6 journals and editor for 6 academic journals. Karyeija is an external examiner for 13 universities. He is a member of Uganda Evaluation Association, Local Economic Development Network Africa, Eastern Africa Research and Innovations Management Association, Norwegian Association for Development Research, Africa Network Norway, African Association of Public Administration and Management. Prior to joining UMI, he was a Graduate Tutor /PhD candidate, University of Bergen, Compliance Officer and later Manager at, National Social Security Fund, Uganda and Journalist at the New Vision Publications.