Ken Menkhaus


Ken Menkhaus

Dr. Ken Menkhaus is professor of political science at Davidson College, USA. He is a specialist on the Horn of Africa with a focus on peacebuilding and state-building, conflict analysis, humanitarian response, and Islamic politics. His recent publications include “Somalia: Institution-Building and Aid Effectiveness” and “Governance without Government in Somalia.” He served as Special Political Advisor in the UN Operation in Somalia in 1993-94.

Read more from Ken:

Accord Issue 21: Somalia

Accord Issue 25: Legitimacy and peace processes

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