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Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala

Associate Professor of Human Rights, Law and Peace, Makerere University

Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala is an Associate Professor with the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC), and formerly a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Faculty of Law University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. He lectures human rights in the domestic perspective, consumer law and protection, introducing law and legal methods, equity and trusts to undergraduate students and international environmental law to graduate students at the School of Law.

He has extensive knowledge in international and comparative indigenous peoples law, rights of ethnic minorities, oil and gas law, economic, social and cultural rights and has also done work on the rights of indigenous communities in East Africa. He is an Advocate of the High court of Uganda.

Dr. Kakungulu-Mayambala’s doctoral thesis at the University of Arizona was on Indigenous People, Human Rights, and the African Problem: The Case of the Twa, Ogiek and Maasai. He has consulted for many international and national agencies including IDRC, CIDA, DFID, SIDA, DANIDA, NORAD, EASSI, KCK and ACODE.

Research interests
His research interests include Electronic Communications Law and Internet Governance, Intellectual Property Law, Electronic Commerce Law, Competition Law and Policy, National Security and Counter-Terrorism Law , Administrative Law and International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples Law.


  • –present
    Lecturer of Human Rights, Law and Peace , Makerere University