Frederick Golooba-Mutebi is a field researcher at PCMLP.

He is a political scientist and anthropologist, and was educated at Makerere University in Uganda and the London School of Economics and Political Science in the UK. He has taught and researched at Makerere University, the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has worked on major research programmes with different research consortia led by the Overseas Development Institute (Africa Power and Politics Programme; Developmental Regimes in Africa); the London School of Economics and Political Science (Crisis States Research Programme); and the University of Manchester (Effective States in Development Programme). He is currently a research associate at the Overseas Development Institute (politics and governance research group), UK. His research interests straddle politics of development, political economy, governance and political and governance reform in Africa, including post-war reconstruction and state building and democracy assistance, with a regional focus on the Great Lakes region of East and Central Africa. He has been a consultant for bilateral and multi-lateral organisations including the United Nations (UNDP & UNFPA), the World Bank, International IDEA, DFID, Irish Aid, SIDA, Danida, USAID, and international Think-Tanks and consulting firms, including the Overseas Development Institute (UK), Development Pathways Ltd (UK); the Consulting House (Kenya); the Rand Corporation (USA), Adam Smith International (UK), Oxford Policy Management (UK), Institute for Strategic Research (France); French Institute for Research in Africa (Kenya). He comments on regional affairs in Africa’s Great Lakes region for local, regional and international print and electronic media.