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Prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu

On the 28th August 2012, Professor John Ddumba-Ssentamu received an Instrument of Appointment as Vice Chancellor Makerere University, from the Chancellor – Prof. George Mondo Kagonyera. Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu is a Professor of Economics and has made his mark as an Economics Guru held in high esteem. He holds a PhD in Economics from Makerere University, a Masters in Economics from the University of Waterloo Ontario – Canada and a Bachelors in the same field from Makerere University.

Prof. Ddumba-Ssentamu is the Chair of Makerere University Senate, Makerere University Management, and is a member ofMakerere University Council. The charismatic Professor is on record for spearheading the team that transformed the Department of Economics under the then Faculty of Social Sciences into a fully fledged Faculty of Economics and Management (FEMA), with substantial physical facilities and human resource capacity. This Faculty was later transformed into the College of Business and Management Sciences, where Prof. Ddumba-Ssentamu has been serving as the Acting Principal until his elevation to the Vice Chancellorship. He mobilized UGX 5 billion for the construction of 3 buildings that currently house the Schools of Business and Economics in this College. Prof. Ddumba, as he is commonly referred to, has served Makerere University in various capacities including Associate Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences (1993-1994), Head of Economics Department (1994-1998), Director,Makerere University Institute of Economics (1998-2004), Dean Faculty of Economics and Management (2004-2010), Member of Senate representing the School of Economics and Vice Chairman of the Change Management Committee.

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Telephone: +256-41-540184/541770
Mob: +256 712 422485
E-mail: msgender@gender.mak.ac.ug

Gender Mainstreaming Directorate,
Level 4, Senate Building,
Makerere Unviersity Kampala
P. O. Box 7062
Kampala – Uganda