Fellows & Grantees

Jacqueline Namukasa

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowship 2019
Project Title
"The Island is in Kenya, the water is in Uganda" Uganda- Kenya contestations over Migingo Island 2009 -2018
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Department of History, Makerere University


Jacqueline Namukasa is a PhD fellow supported by the Gerda Henkel Stiftung Foundation and Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowship program, tenable at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda’s Department of History, Archeology, and Heritage Studies. Her research interests are in intra & inter-state boundary conflicts. She is currently working on a thesis titled “‘The Island is Kenya; the Water is in Uganda’ Uganda – Kenya contestations over Migingo Island 2009- 2018”. Jacqueline holds a BA in education and MA in history from the Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU).
Before undertaking her doctoral studies, Namukasa worked as a lecturer and head of the History Department at Kumi University, Tropix Study Centre, Iganga, Uganda. She also once served as a high school teacher and Deputy Head Teacher at Gogonyo Secondary School and St. Johns Secondary School in Uganda.