Uganda Studies Program Scholarly Work

Something that sets USP apart from other study abroad programs is that it is a department within Uganda Christian University: “A Centre of Excellence in the Heart of Africa”. As part of a unique, Christian higher education institution in East Africa, USP is committed to advancing global academics and building partnerships across borders, particularly in the field of social work, global health, and cross-cultural competence. For more information on these efforts and/or publications, please contact us at
Recent publications by USP staff and its partners:
#WhiteSaviorComplex: Confidentiality, Human Dignity, Social Media, and Social Work Study Abroad by Leah Hamilton, Lisa M. B. Tokpa, Hannah McCain & Sarah Donovan
Addressing the Global Inequality in Social Work Research: Challenges, Opportunities, and Key Insights and Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa by David R. Hodge and Kasule Kibirige
Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting Presentations
2013: Partners in International Field Placements
2015: First, Do No Harm: Practicing Cultural Humility in International Field Education
2017: Respecting Indigenous Knowledge in Competency‐Based, International Field Education
2020: Partnering in Cross‐Cultural Social Work Education: A Case Study at Uganda Christian

Further UCU research available at:
Uganda Studies Program at Uganda Christian University