Nicodemus Minde is a social science researcher and a PhD Candidate in International Relations at the United States International University – Africa. His areas of particular interests include; Political History of the Tanganyika – Zanzibar Union; Peace and Conflict Studies, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Law and Journalism. Principle Objectives is to serve society through research, service, and leadership.
Minde, a Tanzanian national, has done researches on issues of the constitution process in Tanzania, Africa and the International Criminal Court, foreign policy, and peacebuilding and statebuilding in rentier economies of the global south. He previously worked at the International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI) as an advisor and ILPI Tanzania Representative. Prior to that he was at the Intermedia Development Consultants (IDC) and served as an intern at the African Union Advocacy Program under the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) in Nairobi.
Minde graduated with a Master of Arts (Hons) in International Relations (Peace & Conflict) at USIU – Africa in 2012. His Masters thesis was titled “The Obsolescence of State Sovereignty Concept: The Role of African States in Context” – Supervised by Prof. Korwa Gombe Adar.
SSRC Next Generation Social Science Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowship – 2017/2018. See profile here.
Africa Peacebuilding Network (APN) Grant with Prof. Kenneth Omeje Grant – 2013/2014. [Topic: Peacebuilding and State-building in a Fragile Rentier State: The Case of South Sudan]. See profile here.
Mufti Swahili Award – Kenya.