Helen Nambalirwa Nkabala, Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Faculty

Spring Semester - Uganda
Course Name: Collaborative Relations

Helen Nambalirwa Nkabala, Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Helen Nambalirwa Nkabala holds a PhD from Makerere University, an M.Phil. in theology from Bergen University, an MA in peace and reconciliation studies from Coventry University, a post-graduate certificate in educational technologies from the University of Cape Town, and a BA from Makerere University. She is senior lecturer in the Department of Religion and Peace Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, at Makerere University. She is pursuing a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Cambridge in the UK, where she is also a lecturer and coordinator of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program. She helped to design the master’s program in Peace and Governance for City University Mogadishu and was part of the team that designed the M. Peace Education for Nairobi University. She is currently coordinating and teaching within the master’s program in Peace and Conflict Studies at Makerere University. She has been extensively involved in community-based peace education and capacity-building training programs of the Centre for Lifelong Learning at the College of Education and External Studies of Makerere University. She has also been part of the core team involved in designing curriculum for a short course in Peace and Conflict Management at the Centre for Lifelong Learning, as well as implementing various departmental programs and projects focusing on building capacity of local communities through short skills-focused courses. Since 2017, she has run a six-week online class, Foundations of Mass Atrocities, for Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation.