Ashad Sentongo, Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Faculty

Spring Semester - Uganda
Course Name: Safety and Wellbeing Challenges

Ashad Sentongo, Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Ashad Sentongo is a lecturer at Makerere University within the master’s program in Conflict and Peace Studies. He holds a PhD in conflict analysis and resolution from George Mason University and an MA in coexistence and conflict resolution from Brandeis University. He has conducted training with many international institutions including the United Nations and the International Dialogue and Mediation Training. He was the Druchie French and Cumbie Fellow on Power Sharing and Ethnic Conflict in Africa and coordinated the Darfur Peacebuilding Project in Italy, which conducted mediation with rebel groups in Darfur. Currently, he is president of the Africa Working Group on Prevention of Violent Extremism in Africa at the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation. He has also been engaged with the United Nations Development Program in developing a strategy to prevent and counter violent extremism in Uganda, and the with the United States Agency for International Development in developing the SAFE Program. At the National Defense University Centre for Technology and National Security Policy, he was a chief analysist in post-conflict reconstruction in Iraq and Afghanistan.