Dr Grace Akello
Co-Investigator, Masculinities and Sexualities
Grace Akello, in an Associate Professor and Medical Anthropologist based in Gulu University in Northern Uganda. She is a co-investigator in the UKRI GCRF project Gender, Justice and Security Hub focusing of masculinities, sexualities and citizenship. Her key focus is on the impact of cross border war deployment on Uganda’s security officers and people associated with them.
Areas of interestHealth and healthcare during humanitarian crises and HIV/AIDS pandemic; transitional justice; mental health.
- “Reintegration of Amnestied LRA Ex-combatants and Survivors’ Resistance Acts in Acholiland, Northern Uganda” International journal of transitional justice, 13 (2) (2019): 249-267
- “Challenges, Distrust and Understanding: Employing Communicative Action in Improving Trust in a Public Medical Sector in Uganda” SAGE Open 9 (4) (2019)
- “The oughtness of care: Fear, stress and caregiving during the 2000- 2001 Ebola outbreak in Gulu, Uganda” Social Science and Medicine 194 (2017): 60-66.