Welcome to New Program Coordinator in Namibia, Alex Sikume

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Alex Sikume is our new Instructor for Political Science and Social Change in our semester program in Southern Africa: NATION BUILDING, GLOBALIZATION, AND DECOLONIZING THE MIND. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Management majoring in Policy Analysis from School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, China. He further holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Political Science and Industrial Psychology from the University of Namibia.

Alex worked for the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development for ten years as a Development Planner dealing with issues of local government operations, administration and management. In 2011 he worked for the United Nations Development Programme as a Programme Officer. He further worked as Technical Advisor under the Building Local Capacity Project for Southern Africa within the Management Sciences for Health.

Alex has three years of experience working with the Namibia University of Science and Technology teaching courses ‘Governance and Politics in Africa’ and ‘Disaster Risk Management’. He also worked with the Namibia Business School of the University of Namibia as a tutor for a work based project course.