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Dr Musambai Katumanga

​Dr Katumanga obtained his PhD (Political Science) from l’Université de Pau Et des Pays de L’Adour (UPPA) France in 2002. He holds the position of Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Nairobi where he lectures political theory, security and strategic studies. He equally lectures at the National Defense College (NDC) of the Kenyan Armed Forces. His expertise in security issues has seen him design programs and frameworks such as the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD/ICPAT) and Capacity Building Program Against Terrorism (ICPAT)’s Security Strategy Program. He also contributes to the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), USAID, NORAD, EASFCOM, DFID, SIDA, UN-International Conference–Great Lakes Region-IC/GLR. He is a Research Fellow of the Les Afrique dans le Monde (LAM-UPPA) in France and undertook research work and fellowships with the Institute of French Research in Africa (IFRA), Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR) and the Development Policy Management Forum (DPMF) in Nairobi. His last co–authored book examines challenges of organic and organized violence in Kenya ongoing research of his examines the underdevelopment -insecurity nexus and potential for state viability.