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Evelyn Namakula Mayanja

Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies, Carleton University

Dr. Evelyn Namakula Mayanja is an Assistant Professor at Carleton University in the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies. She teaches courses on Political repression and Human Rights. Her research focuses on natural resource extraction, peace, security and development in Africa. She received the SSHRC New Frontiers in Research Fund and the Insight Development Grant (2021-2025).


  • –present
    Assistant Professor , Carleton University


  • 2018 
    University of Manitoba, Doctor of Philosophy in Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies


University of Manitoba (Canada), Dissertation distinguished award; Griffith University (Australia) Award for Academic excellency; St. Mary's University of Minnesota- Suma cumlaude & Award for Academic Excellency