Amii Omara-Otunnu

D.Phil., Oxford; Associate Professor, UNESCO Human Rights Chair, and Executive Director, UConn-ANC Partnership
OfficeWood Hall, Room 330
Phone(860) 486-0647 or (860) 486-5717
Fax(860) 486-0641

Areas of Specialty


Current Research Interests

East Africa; military in Africa; the Nile Valley; Pan-Africanism; International Human Rights and Democracy. Africa.

Selected Publications

"The Dynamics of Conflict in Uganda," in Oliver Furley, ed., Conflict in Africa (London: Lester Cook Academic Publishers and I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 1995).

"One-Party Rule and Prospects for Democracy in East Africa," in Bruce Berman and Piotr Dutkiewicz, eds., Africa and Eastern Europe: Crisis and Transformations (Kingston, Ontario: Queen's University Press, 1993).

"Uganda," in Joel Krieger, chief ed., The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993).

"Yoweri Kaguta Museveni," in H. Glickman, ed., Political Leaders of Contemporary Africa South of the Sahara: A Biographical Dictionary (Newport, Ct.: Greenwood Press Original Reference Book, 1992).

"The Challenge of Democratic Pluralism in Uganda," in Issue (African Studies Association Journal), Winter 1991.

Politics and the Military in Uganda, 1890-1985 (New York: St. Martin; London: Macmillan, 1987).

"The Currency of Militarism" in Ebot Hutchful (ed.) The Military and Militarism in Africa Dakar: Codesria 1997)

Politics and the Military in Uganda: 1895-1995 (London: Macmillian Press, 1987)

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