Dr. Awino Okech

Awino Oketch

Dr. Awino Okech is a thought and process leader who holds a PhD in critical gender studies from the University of Cape Town with research interest in the interface between sexuality, culture and nationalisms. Awino has been involved in development work for the last twelve years in Eastern Africa, the Great Lakes region, and South Africa focusing on women’s rights in conflict and post conflict societies, security sector governance and governance more broadly.

Dr. Awino contributes to knowledge production and transfer through an adjunct teaching position with the African Leadership Centre - Kings College London and a range of academic and policy publications such as the 2010 co-edited volume Women and Security Governance in Africa and the Africa Peace and Conflict special journal (2013).

She is a member of Feminist Africa’s editorial board as well as an advisory board member of the African Peacebuilding Network, an initiative of the Social Science Research Council



Dr Sonja Theron - Joint Post-Doctoral Appointment - ALC and University of Pretoria

Dr Sonja Theron - Joint Post-Doctoral Appointment - ALC and University of Pretoria

25 February 2019

Dr. Sonja Theron The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is proud to announce that Dr. Sonja Theron has been appointed as the first Joint Post-Doctoral Fellow between the University of Pretoria (UP) and the African Leadership Centre, King's College London. Over the past few years, the partnership between the African Leadership Centre, King's College London and the Department of Political Sciences, University...

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