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Cissy Namuddu Kiyaga

Cissy Namuddu Kiyaga is a student of the interdisciplinary PhD program at the Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR), Makerere University, Uganda. Her areas of specialization are Political studies, Political economy and Cultural studies. Her doctoral research centres around investigating the land question and conflicts that arise from the political and cultural dynamics in control and administration of land. She is also interested in women’s rights with special focus on women and land rights. She graduated with a first-class Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Management from Makerere University in 2015. She also has experience in the land sector – Buganda Land Board – where she was exposed to the land question.