Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, Affiliated Faculty

Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, Affiliated Faculty

R. Kakungulu-Mayambala is an associate professor with the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC) and formerly a graduate teaching assistant at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2007–2008). R. Kakungulu-Mayambala lectures on human rights in the domestic perspective, consumer law and protection, introducing law and legal methods, intellectual property law, equity, and trusts to undergraduate students and on international environmental law and computers and the law to graduate students at Makerere University School of Law. He has extensive knowledge of international and comparative indigenous peoples’ law, rights of ethnic minorities, oil and gas law, economics, and social and cultural rights and has also done work on the rights of indigenous communities in East Africa. He is an advocate of the High Court of Uganda. Dr. Kakungulu-Mayambala’s doctoral thesis at The University of Arizona was titled Indigenous People, Human Rights, and the African Problem: The Case of the Twa, Ogiek, and Maasai. He has consulted for many international and national agencies, including IDRC, CIDA, DFID, IGAD, SIDA, DANIDA, NORAD, EASSI, KCK and ACODE. His research interests include electronic communications law and internet governance, intellectual property law, electronic commerce law, labor law, competition law and policy, national security and counter-terrorism law, environmental law and extractives industry, international human rights and humanitarian law, and indigenous peoples law.