Assoc. Prof. Asiimwe Solomon Muchwa

Assoc. Prof. Asiimwe Solomon Muchwa

  • Position: Director School of PSR
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Solomon is a Ugandan academic. He is an international relations and security studies scholar, a Social Research, Community, Security and Development Management Specialist. He has over 15 years of teaching at University and hands-on experience in community social, security and economic development.
He has worked closely with Government, Civil Society and the Private Sector. He has built reasonable expertise and greater interest in the following international relations, security, development and management processes: human security analysis, participatory development and research, inclusive social and economic development(with gender disability, refugees, minority-groups perspectives), project social impact assessment, gender programming and mainstreaming, societal social and economic resilience, community projects design and
management, baseline and impact evaluation studies and teaching at a University level.

He is engaged in teaching and research at a University level. Currently he is the Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research at Nkumba University. Solomon holds; a PhD in Security and Strategic Studies, a Master of Science in Security Sector Management, a Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies, BA (Hons) Upper second and a Diploma in Education. He also holds; a Certificate in Legislative Process and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Research and Writing Skills. His ambition is to generate and impart knowledge and to serve humanity.

Over the years, Solomon has mustered excellent management skills including: Social mobilization, Coordination, Negotiation, Training and capacity building,
Communication, multitasking, Reporting and presentation Skills. He appreciates social diversity and is accomplished to working independently and in teams to efficiently achieve planned objectives. He pays attention to details and is able to engage professionally with multi-skilled teams and experts.

Threat management

Security Sector Reform

Peace and Social development

  • Asiimwe, S.M. (2012) Challenges of Intelligence Oversight in Transitional Democracies1987-2011: A Case of Uganda, New York: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. ISBN-10:3847377979 
  • Asiimwe, S. M. “Re-thinking the role of the security sector in governance and human development in Uganda”-Chapter contribution in a forthcoming book under process of publication
  • Asiimwe, S. M. “The effect of ‘Individual Merit’ in Multiparty Politics, A case of high costs in the 2016 general elections in Uganda”-Chapter contribution in a forthcoming book under process of publication.

Principle Researcher in the research looking at the effectiveness of NGOs in the promotion of social welfare among refugees in Uganda. (On-going) sponsored by Nkumba University.

Research study on Institutionalizing Gender Equity in the United Nations (U.N). A case of UNHCR Uganda (for M.A IRDS Thesis).The Dissertation to that effect was written under the supervision of Makerere University.

Principle Researcher in the Research Project on “Mapping the Substantive Representation of Women in the Ugandan Legislature. 

Principle Researcher in the Research Project on “Domesticating the East African Legislative legislations in Uganda.” (On-going)

A Research study on Gender and private University Education Sponsorship. This was on behalf of the Department of Women and Gender Studies Makerere University. A report was written after this study.

Nkumba University Supervisor for Parliamentary Internship programme (PRIP), programme organized by Center for International Development (CID)SUNY, Albany; from 208-2011

PhD students’ research work:

No Name Area Institution
1 Jafar Umar Lawal Public Administration and Management Nkumba University
2 Anne Abaho Public Administration and Management (Security) Nkumba University
3 Omar Khalfan, Bizuru Public Administration and Management Nkumba University

Master students’ research work

No. Name Area Institution
1 Rukali Robert Security Studies Nkumba University
2 Muhamed Hirji International Relations and Diplomacy Nkumba University
3 Juac Luba Thai Security Studies Nkumba University
4 Samuel Nannkpak Abashe International Relations and Diplomacy Nkumba University
5 Ogwal Hebert Security Studies Nkumba University
6 Opera Michael Victor Security Studies Nkumba University
7 Angina Charles Security Studies Nkumba University
8 Victor Twesigye Security Studies Nkumba University
9 Joseph Bangasi Bakosoro Security Studies Nkumba University
10 Mukuye Charles International Relations Nkumba University
11 Azubu Rashid Hippo International Relations Nkumba University
12 Katushabe Doreen Birungi International Relations



  • Presented a paper: “Political Party and Campaign Finance Regulation in East Africa, with special reference to Uganda” at the EISA 20th Anniversary Symposium Crowne Plaza Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa 20-21 October 2016
  • Attended an international Seminar: The Uganda 2009-2016 APRM reports: What does the future hold? 01 November 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel, Kampala. Organised by the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) based in South Africa. I discussed two papers: “Calling a Spade a Spade? Electoral Conflict in the APRM reporting” and “Types of conflict in Africa: How do the APRM reports address conflict?”
  • Attended the forum celebrating African cultural heritage which took place from July 25-26, 2016, at the Nelson Mandela hall, Addis Ababa University organized by the Africa Regional Programme of the United Nations- University for Peace (UPEACE) based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Attended a three month Seminar in legislative processes at State University of New York (SUNY Albany) October-December 2011.
  • Attended a training conference in research methodology from June 3-14, 2013, in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, organized by the University for Peace.
  • Attended a training conference in research and publication from April 14-25, 2014, in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, organized by the University for Peace.
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