Dr. Clementia Neema Murembe

Neema’s Biosketch 

Dr. Clementia Murembe Neema is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies (FIS) at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), heading the department of Human Development and Relational Sciences. She is a social-anthropologist and ethnographic researcher, an approach she used to collect qualitative data for her PhD study. She is a lecturer of Gender and Development, focusing on anthropology and evolution of gender; Gender mainstreaming; and Political Economy of Women Healthcare services. She is the lead person of a team that drafted (MUST) Gender Policy and Ant-Sexual Harassment Policy. Clementia is an African feminist exploring Gender in the African cultural perspectives and how cultural context influence Sexual Relations and Rights in a given society. Clementia was a co-investigator of a VLIROUS Grant given study, South Initiatives (2018 to 2019), Sexual and Gender-based Violence against Post genocide Rwandan Refugees in Nakivale Refugee Settlement, South Western Uganda: Addressing gaps in Knowledge and responses. Additionally, Clementia is an inspirational speaker on Family Relations and Development through Vision Radio Phone-in Program listened to in the wider South Western part of Uganda. Clementia serves on several Catholic Church organizations, including; Women’s desk, Social Communication Commission of Uganda Episcopal Conference and Chaired the Family Commission of Mbarara Arch-diocese Synod (2019).

 Biographic Data

Names             :           Dr. Clementia Murembe Neema (PhD)

Date of Birth   :           2nd October 1961

Place of birth   :           Ishaka-Bugomora, Bushenyi District

Nationality      :           Ugandan

Languages       :           Runyankore (mother tongue) & English

Marital Status :           Married, with four (4) children

Address           :           Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Inter-

Disciplinary Studies (FIS), P.O Box 1410, Mbarara

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Phone              :           +256-77391617

Educational Profile and obtained degrees

Year

Institution

Subject studied

Award

2012-2015

University of Tilburg, The Netherlands

Women’s Empowerment and Decision-Making at the Household Level: A Case Study of Ankore Families in Uganda.

Qualitative research, specialized in narratives.

Awarded Doctoral Degree (Human Dev’t Relational Sciences)

1997-1998

Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi (UMU)

Full time study, research and course works

Awarded Master of Development Studies

1994-1997

Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi (UMU)

Honors- Second Class Upper

Awarded Bachelor of Ethics and Development Studies

1984-1986

Institute of Teachers Education Kyambogo (ITEK)

 

Appointed, Confirmed & Registered as a Grade V trained Teacher (No. V/86/2004)

 

 

Awarded a Diploma in Education in July 1986

 

1981- 1983

St. Kaggwa Bushenyi High School

 

A-Level (Uganda Advanced Certificate education)

1997-1980

St. Maria Goretti Girls Secondary School

 

(Uganda Certificate Education)

1968-1976

Rwakashoma Primary School (Bushenyi)

 

 

 Employment Record :     

1986-1994:      Grade V Teacher at Maryhill High School, P.O.  Box     380,    Mbarara. Uganda.

1999:     Appointed Lecturer at Mbarara University of Science and Technology in the Faculty of Development Studies, (as a Political Economist), now Faculty of Inter-disciplinary Studies (FIS). 

 


RESPONSIBILITIES HELD at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)

2018-2020

Member of Top management of Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies

2017-2020

A member of the Graduate Studies Committee of the Faculty

2015-2020

HOD of Gender: Human Development & Relational Sciences.

2000-2007

Head of Dept. Of Development Studies.

2004-2007

Associate Dean Faculty of Development Studies.

2005

Chairperson Organizing Dissemination Annual Research Conference (at MUST-hosted by Faculty Development Studies).

2005/2006

Acting Dean Faculty of Development Studies.

2000-2007

Chairperson Academic Committee & Research Committee in the Faculty of Development Studies.

2003-2006

Member of University Disciplinary Committee (Staff Representative).

2004-2012

Committee Member of University Ethical Review Board (Representing Development Studies Faculty).

2003-2012

International Globalization Inter-University Annual Conference (Uganda Martyrs University, University of Wisconsin– River fall & Mbarara University of Science & Technology; (MUST Representative).

2014-2016

2016+

Chairperson IITR-Institute’s Disciplinary Committee

Chairperson FIS-Faculty’s disciplinary committee

2014+

Member of Faculty Recruitment, Appointments and Promotional advisory committee.

2015

Head of Department Gender: Human Development & Relational Sciences. Appointed Senior Lecurer at Mbarara University of Science and Technology

2016

Main facilitator of a workshop on Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Institutions of Education, at Uganda Martyrs University, Nyamitanga Campus. Sponsored by AuthorAid and INASP (Strenghening Research &Knowledge Systems) on the 2nd and 3rd of May 2016.

2016

Main facilitator of the Gender Curriculum Development workshop at Uganda Martyrs University, Nyamitanga Campus. Sponsored by AuthorAid and INASP (Strenghening Research &Knowledge Systems) on the 12th and 13th of August 2016.

2016 Oct -
March 2017

Lead person in having MUST Gender Policy & Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy

Service to the Community outside the University Work

·         Give Motivational/professional Radio Talk Shows about Gender issues, Family Relations and Development in Africa on (i)Vision-Radio (ii) Radio Maria, listened to in the Southern & Western Region of Uganda

·         A member of S.W Uganda Regional Development Initiative Steering Committee, which is developing  Regional Strategic and Investment Plans  (2019-2020) 

·         Chaired the Family commission of the Mbarara Arch-diocese synod.

Research papers under review for publication

·         Vulnerability of Women in seeking and Utilizing MNCH in Bushenyi and Rubirizi Districts  from Research studies with Maternal and New born Child Health (Mama Toto) in Collaboration with University of Calgary University in Canada and Catholic University of Applied Sciences (CUHAS) in Tanzania

·         Patriarchy at Stake, ‘UNHCR is a better husband’: Changing Roles and Power in Family Relations in Nakivale Refugees Settlement; from a VLIROUS Grant given study, South Initiatives (2018 to 2019), Sexual and Gender-based Violence against Post genocide Rwandan Refugees in Nakivale Refugee Settlement, South Western Uganda: Addressing gaps in Knowledge and responses.

Publications

1.      A book chapter ‘Decentralization in African Development States: Experiences from Uganda and Botswana’; in Pamela Mbabazi and Ian Taylor (eds., 2005: 75-94) The Potentiality of Development states in Africa. Codesria, Dakar.

2.      A book chapter ‘Women’s Economic Empowerment and Decision-making Implications in the Ankore families; in Marloes Van Engen and Claartje Vinkenburg (2014), Changing Work and Family Relationship in a Global Economy, Work and Family Researchers Network, (WFRN): available                              https://www.google.com/search?newwindow=1&site=&source=hp&q=work+and+family&gs1=hp.1.3.010.3488.13231.0.27388.15.12.0.3.3.0.264.1900.2-.8.0.msedr

3.      A book chapter ‘Women’s Protection and Mechanism of Conflict Resolution in Ankore Families in Mrjam Van Reisen (ed., 2014: 16-28), Women’s Leadership in Peace Building: Conflict, Community and Care, African World Press, London.

4.      Clementia Murembe Neema (2015) Women’s Empowerment and Decision-making at the househols level: A case study of Ankore families in Uganda, Tilburg University, ISBN: 978-94-6167-248-3

5.      Paige Miller, Jackie Murray Brux, and Neema Murembe, (2016), MICROCREDIT IN UGANDA: FUNDAMENTAL REFORM OR JUST ANOTHER NEOLIBERAL POLICY?, African Journal of Economic Review, (iv:2), 117-138.

6.       Neema, Clementia Murembe; Kroon, Sjaak; Van Der Aa, J.; Draulans, Veerle,(2018) Ethnographic Monitoring Through Phone-in Radio Programs: An Example from Ankore, Uganda In: M. Mawere, (Ed). The Political Economy of Poverty, Vulnerability and Disaster Risk Management: Building Bridges of Resilience, Entrepreneurship and Development in Africa's 21st Century, 205 – 226, Rapid Social and Cultural Transformation: Langaa RPCIG: Bamenda, Cameroon.

ISBN: 995676311x, https://research.tilburguniversity.edu/en/publications/773fd...

Referees

1.      Professor Dr. Sjaak Kroon

University of Tilburg

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2.      Dr. Viola Nyakato

Dean Faculty of Inter disciplinary Studies (FIS)

Mbarara University of Science and Technology

P.O Box 1410, Mbarara-Uganda

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3.       Dr. Rogers Bariyo

Dean Faculty of Inter disciplinary Studies (FIS)

Mbarara University of Science and Technology

P.O Box 1410, Mbarara-Uganda

 

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