Fellows & Grantees

Abudul Mahajubu

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2021
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Makerere University


Abudul Mahajubu holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in education and a Masters of Arts in history both from Makerere University. He is a lecturer at Muteesa I Royal University (Uganda) in the Department of Humanities currently on a three-year study leave. Before going on his study leave, Mahajubu also headed the Department of Oral Documentation in the Faculty of Education at the same university. He is currently a PhD student in the Department of History, Archaeology and Heritage Studies at Makerere University. His research interest focuses on the survival of ethnic minorities in a diversely multi- ethnic global village amidst the notion of identity contestation. He is currently working on the Nubi ethnic minority in Uganda. Mahajubu is among the ten pioneer beneficiaries of a German organization Gerda Hankel Stiftung for a three-year PhD and a 2020 Social Science Research Council Fellow. His future research plan is to complete his PhD which will enable him to carry out further research on the survival of ethnic minorities in different parts of the world an aspect that he finds wanting in terms of research.