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Wafula Okumu

Wafula Okumu
Dr Wafula Okumu
Honorary Fellow
Edinburgh UK
Research Interests
African security, African Union, African borderlands, Dispute Resolution, Rebel groups and insurgency

Dr Okumu acquired their MA and PhD in Political Sciencee from Atlanta University, USA. They have previously taught political science, public administration and peace studies at Prescott College, Mississippi University for Women, Chapman University and McMaster University. 

They have previously served as a Conflict Analyst in the Conflict Management Centre and a Capacity Building Expert in the Border Programme of the African Union.

Dr Okumu has research experience concerning a number of African issues, notably borders and borderlands, the African Union, governance, security and peace.