• Ph.D. (Gulu University, 2017)
  • MA Peace Education (UPEACE, 2007)
  • MA (Women Studies, (MAK, 2000)
  • BA (Social Sciences, MAK, 1989)

Research Interests

Dr. Stephen Langole

Thematic Research Areas

  • Peace and Conflict.
  • Peace Education.
  • Hunger, Famine, and Food Security
  • Gender Justice and Land
  • Land Governance
  • Generational Relationships
  • Youth in Post-conflict Recovery
  • Child Labour
  • Mobility and Migration
  • Livelihoods
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Membership of Academic Associations:

  • Member Forum on Environmental Justice in Northern Uganda (2018)
  • UNESCO Chair Supervisor of Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education (2017)
  • European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA), 2012.
  • African Studies Association (ASA), 2014, 2016)
  • Representative Institute of Peace and Strategic Studies – Gulu University Academic Staff Association (GUASA), 2018.

Key Project Experiences

  • Senior Researcher, Imagining Gender Futures in Uganda (IMAGENU) Project (2019 –2024)
  • Principal Investigator of Gulu University TrustLand Project (2014 – 2017)
  • Coordinator, Gulu University Community Outreach Peace Project (COPP) (2008-2012)


I have been a consultant on “The Nature of Land Conflicts in Nwoya District” for ZOA, an NGO (2015); and part of consultant on “Youth Taxonomy and Youth Vulnerability in Acholi Sub-region for the UN Resident Coordination Office (2010); on “Learning on Gender in Africa (LOGiCA) under World Bank/CARE project (2011) and on the “Worst Forms of Child Labour in Southern Sudan” for the University of Bradford/ ILO (2009) and on “Mapping Humanitarian Assistance in Lira District” for the World Food Programme (2009). Others were expert assignments for COMESA: “Conflict Vulnerability Assessment and Early Warning System for Ethiopia (2010); “War Economies in COMESA Region” (2008); Methodologies and Formulae for Calculating Costs of Conflict in COMESA Region (2007).