Dr. Amon Ashaba Mwiine is a lecturer in the School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University. He holds a PhD (Sociology) from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Dr. Mwiine currently teaches Men Studies: Masculinities and Development; Gender and Sexuality and Feminist theory. His research interests are in critical studies of men and masculinity; ethnographic and narrative forms of qualitative research; gender and politics. Dr. Mwiine held a two-year fellowship in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University (2019-2021), supported by Andrew W. Mellon foundation. His research project interrogates ways in which feminist activism encounters notions on men and masculinities and the implications these dialogic interactions have for critical feminist theory and practice.
At this course, Amon will facilitate courses on women empowerment and masculinities, qualitative gender research as well as gender-transformative approaches in agriculture.