Cynthia Dominique Makouo Happi

Cynthia Dominique Makouo Happi

Global Studies Peace and Security in Africa

Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften und Philosophie
Thema der Dissertation
The Resurgence of Unconstitutional Change of Government in Africa

Cynthia Happi is a Researcher and Managing Editor of the African Solution Journal (AfSOL Journal) at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations (International disputes and conflict resolution) from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC) and a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Logic from the University of Buea, Cameroon. She is currently perusing the GESI/IPSS joint PhD programme on Global and Area Studies with a special emphasis on Peace and Security in Africa. Prior to joining IPSS, Cynthia was seconded by the African Union to work as a Program Support Officer at CEMASTEA, Nairobi-Kenya. She also previously worked for the United Nations Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Central Africa (UNCHRD-CA). Her research interests are on governance, democracy and electoral conflicts in Africa.

  • Since 10/2023 – PhD candidate at GESI/Leipzig University

  • 10/2012 – 06/2015 – MA, International Relations (specialized in international disputes and conflict resolution), IRIC/ Yaounde University II

  • 10/2009 – 08/2012 – BA, Law, Buea University