Khristopher Carlson

Feinstein Research Projects

Seers as War makers, Peace Makers, and Leaders within the Karamoja Cluster

Feinstein field research throughout the Karamoja region will allow us to document and analyze how seers operate within their own communities and shed light on the complex nature of their relationships with other tribal groups, both friends and enemies.

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Customary Law, Livelihoods Change, and Conflict Mitigation in the Karamoja Cluster The Case of Uganda

Under a two-year research project with funding from Irish Aid/Kampala, FIC researchers are studying how groups are using customary mechanisms to respond to the changing social, political and economic environment in Karamoja.

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Feinstein Publications

Tradition in Transition: Customary Authority in Karamoja, Uganda

This study examines the evolution of customary authority among four population groups: the Jie, Dodoth, Matheniko, and Tepeth

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Accountability and Reconciliation in Northern Uganda

By Khristopher Carlson and Dyan Mazurana. 2010. Sharanjeet Parmar, Mindy Jane Roseman, Saudamini Siegrist, and Theo Sowa (eds.) Children and Transitional Justice: Truth-Telling, Accountability and Reconciliation. Harvard University Press.

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