Amii Omara-Otunnu

Professor Emeritus

D.Phil., Oxford

Area of Specialty

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

Selected Publications
“The Currency of Militarism” in Ebot Hutchful (ed.) The Military and Militarism in Africa Dakar (Codesria 1997)

“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 (Westport, 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: 1895-1995 (New York: St. Martin; London: Macmillian Press, 1987)

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Contact Information
Mailing Address241 Glenbrook Road, U-4103, Storrs CT 06269