Dr. Eric Awich Ochen completed his doctoral studies at the Centre for Applied Childhood Studies in the School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, in November 2011, graduating in July 2012. His PhD explores the narratives of young women’s experiences of the conflict and reintegration process in Northern Uganda. Eric graduated with an MSc in Development and Project Planning (with Distinction) from the University of Bradford in 2002 and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, from Makerere University in Uganda (1999).
Dr Ochen has had post-doctoral training at the Universities of Cambridge and Bradford in the UK, where he was also visiting Honorary Senior Lecturer under the Commonwealth Scholarship commission. Eric currently lectures at the Makerere University’s Department of Social Work and Social Administration within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, where he is a Senior Lecturer.