Kuyok Abol Kuyok

Associate Professor of Education, University of Juba

Kuyok Abol Kuyok is an associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Juba, South Sudan. A graduate of the University of Juba’s College of Education, he obtained MRes and DPhil degrees from the Institute of Education, London. Before returning to South Sudan in 2010, he was a researcher at the Institute for Policy Studies in Education (IPSE), London Metropolitan University. At the University of Juba, he teaches research methodology, sociology of education and comparative education. His academic interests are in higher education, education in post conflict contexts, and comparative education-national systems of education.

He’s the author of South Sudan: the Notable Firsts, Bloomington: Author House, 2015. The book is a biographical dictionary of eminent personalities in South Sudan since Nyikang, the 16th century founding Reth (King) of the Shilluk monarchy. He has published papers in peer-reviewed journals and contributes articles for national and international publications on educational issues.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, College of Education, University of Juba, South Sudan


  • 2011 
    Institute of Education, London, DPhil
  • 2005 
    Institute of Education, London, MRes
  • 1994 
    University of Hull, MA
  • 1991 
    University of Khartoum , Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations
  • 1988 
    University of Juba , BEd (Arts)