RU Faculty wins the Prestigious HSRC African Research Fellow at the Pretoria-based Human Sciences Research Council!
RU congratulates Dr. Francis Onditi, Head of Department of International Relations and Diplomacy on his appointment as the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) Fellow (African Research Fellow) in South Africa for a duration of 6 months broken down into a 3-month residence and the rest on non-residence basis. The prestigious Fellowship targets accomplished African researchers dedicated to pursuing research aimed at supporting policy and evidence-based decisions for the African Union (AU) and other African regional organizations. The Fellowship focuses on African Governance, Peace and Security. Dr. Onditi is among only three (3) scholars awarded the Fellowship from across the globe to join other distinguished researchers in Pretoria, South Africa.
Dr. Onditi will be working directly with the African Institute in South Africa (AISA), a component of HSRC, to build on the research work he has been conducting for more than a decade on “Positioning of the African States in the New World Order.