Ronald Naluwairo

Academic Staff

Qualification : 
PhD (London); LL.M (Cambridge); LL. B (Makerere); DIP L.P (LDC). Senior Lecturer and Deputy Principal (Ag.)
Academic Experience : 

Dr. Ronald Naluwairo is an academic, policy analyst and development practitioner.He is an Advocate of the Courts of Judicature in Uganda, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Principal (Ag.) at the School of Law, Makerere University.  Previously, he worked with ACODE as a Senior Research Fellow.Dr.Naluwairohas extensive experience: teaching at University level; conducting legal and policy research; organizing and conducting specialized trainings; facilitating processes involving multi-stakeholder engagements;and project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation.Over the years, he has taught, supervised and mentored many students.He has consulted for a number of national and international organizations and has served and continues to serve on a number of Government and civil society organizations’ committees and Task Forces.


Dr.Naluwairo got his Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from Makerere University in 2001.In the same year, he joined the Law Development Centre for the Bar Course where he graduated in 2002 with a Diploma in Legal Practice. In 2002, he won the DFID-Cambridge Shared Scholarship (Commonwealth) for his postgraduate studies at the University of Cambridge where he graduated with a Master of Law degree in 2003. In 2008, He won the Mo Ibrahim Governance for Development in Africa Scholarship to undertake his doctoral studies at SOAS, University of London. He completed his studies in 2011 and was awarded a PhD in the same year.


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Ronald Naluwairo's major areas of research interest and teaching include:the Law on Use of Force and Armed Conflicts; the Law of Treaties; Military Justice & Human Rights; Public International Law; International and Regional Human Rights; and Natural Resource Governance. He has published many scholarly articles and policy working papers on topical issues in these areas.