Dr. Duncan Omanga is program officer for the African Peacebuilding Network and Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program. He is an alumnus of the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, where he completed a doctoral degree in media studies. His research probed how international terrorism was framed in the local press in Kenya, and how this fed into perceptions of legitimacy and recognition. Omanga was formerly a senior lecturer and head of the department of media and publishing studies at Moi University, Eldoret (Kenya). He received an African Peacebuilding Network Individual Research Grant in 2014 and was the 2015/2016 visiting fellow at the Centre for African Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK. He has experience in teaching and supervision across the East African region.