Ronald Kalyango


Kalyango Ronald Sebba is a lecturer in the School of Women and Gender Studies Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. His PhD topic is ‘Returning home: Gender and Choice among Internally Displaced Persons in Gulu district, Northern Uganda. He teaches courses on women in Conflict and post conflict situations; forced migration; refugee livelihoods and household economy; Gender Based Violence and Children in conflict; and co teaches Refugee Law. Currently he is a co-coordinator on a Certificate course- Migration Health run by the School of Social Sciences Makerere University and supported by the IOM. He has coordinated two collaborative programs between Makerere University and the University of Oldenburg, Germany that is Implementing Migration Studies (IMMIS) and European Masters in Migration and Inter Cultural Relations (EMMIR). He also served as Senior Education and Training Officer for the Refugee Law Project in Kampala between 2000-2002 where he established a training program on Human Rights and Refugee Law. He has worked as a national consultant for several organisation such as Uganda Bureau of Statistics, FAO, UNFPA, WHO, American Refugee Committee, Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care and Fredrich Ebert Foundation among others. Ronald is a member of several academic associations such as the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) and Council for the Development of Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA).

Themes: Forced migration, Return of displaced persons; Post Conflict Recovery, Gender Based Violence and Livelihoods