Research

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLE (S)

ARTICLE(S) UNDER REVIEW

  • Kasadha, J. & Kantono R. (2019). Media Representation and its Impact on Female Candidates’ Electability in Parliamentary Elections: A Content Analysis of three Ugandan Newspapers. Journal of Public Affairs.
  • Kasadha, J. (2019). Social Media and Conflict Typology: Information Technologies to Support Digital Reconciliation. Journal of Security Dialogue
  • Kasadha, J. (2019). Digital Reconciliation: A Social Media Reconciliation Model (SMRC). Conflict Resolution Quarterly
  • Kasadha, J. (2019) “Uganda’s Nomadic Karamojong Community using Social Media to reconcile” Peace Review-A social Justice Journal
  • Kasadha, J. (2019 Minor Revision). The role of ICTs in Community Building and Reconciliation in post conflict communities: A case of #Let’sTalkUganda in Northern Uganda Conflict Resolution Quarterly

ARTICLE LENGTH WORK(S) IN PROGRESS

  • Kasadha, J. “Social Media and Reconciliation: Theorizing the Intervention Process” (to be submitted shortly)
  • Adam, A. A. & Kasadha, J. “Rethinking Local Governance in Africa’s Developing democracies: A Big Data Perspective for East Africa-Uganda” (to be submitted shortly)
  • Kasadha, J. & Skoric M. M. “The role of inter-ethnic online interactions in reconciling post-conflict societies in Africa. Evidence from Uganda.” (to be submitted shortly)
  • Kasadha, J., & Skoric M. M. “Social Media use in Africa and the impact of taxation on economic growth”

MONOGRAPH

  • Kasadha, J. (2015). The Influence of Hollywood Films on Ugandan Cinema: A comparative Aesthetics Study, (LAP, 2015) ISBN-13: 78-3-659-80148-8, ISBN-10: 3659801488, EAN: 9783659801488

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS   

CONFERENCE PAPERS  

  • Kasadha, J. (2019). Does Social Media Matter in Developing Democracies? Examining its Impact on Citizen Political Participation and Expression in Uganda. Presented at The World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), Toronto, Canada, May 19-21, 2019.
  • Adam, A. A. & Kasadha, J. (2019). Rethinking Local Governance in the Africa’s Developing democracies: A Big Data Perspective for East Africa. Presented at The World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), Toronto, Canada, May 19-21, 2019.
  • Kasadha, J. (2019). The role of inter-ethnic online interactions in reconciling post-conflict societies in Africa. Evidence from Uganda. Presented at The World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), Toronto, Canada, May 19-21, 2019.
  • Kasadha, J. (2019). The role of ICTs in Community Building and Reconciliation in post conflict Northern Uganda: A case of #Let’sTalkUganda”. Presented at The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Madrid, Spain, July 7-11, 2019.
  • Kasadha, J. & Kantono R. (2018). Media Representation of Female Candidates in Ugandan Parliamentary Elections: A Content Analysis of three Newspapers. Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Washington, DC., USA, August 6-9, 2018.
  • Kasadha, J. (2017). Trump Clinton tweets and its effects on public and media perceptions in the 2016 U.S Presidential Campaigns. Accepted At the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Cartagena, Colombia, July 16-20, 2017.
  • Kasadha, J. (2017). The Weight of Words: Social Media and the Power of Language. Presented at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Social Media Conference 2017: #UgandaSocialMedia, Kampala, Uganda.

PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS 

Sub Reviewer for CeDEM Asia 2018
• Reviewed articles submitted to CeDEM (Conference for eDemocracy & Open Government) on the theme Smart (or Dumb) Governance: Digital Innovation in the Era of Populism and Political Polarization

INVITED PRESENTATIONS, SEMINARS & COLLOQUIA

• A Digitized Uganda: Opportunities and Challenges. Invited speaker at Ugandans in Hong Kong Community on ‘Building a brand: Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Age’ in Hong Kong, Middle Road Children’s Playground, Tsim Sha Tsui, February 25, 2018.
• Facts, Freedoms and Rights in a connected World. Invited speaker at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Social Media Conference on ‘The Weight of Words-Social Media and the Power of Language’ in Uganda, Kampala Serena Hotel, June 22, 2017.
• Safe Male Circumcision. Invited Speaker at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda on ‘Safe, Voluntary, Informed Male Circumcision: An HIV Prevention Approach for Rwenzori Region’ in Mulago Hospital, Kampala February 10, 2016.
• Audio-Visual Documentation in Participatory Democracy & Governance. Invited Speaker at Actionaid Uganda- Pallisa Local Rights Program (LRP) on ‘Media: Scaling to the 21st Century Trends’ in Eastern Uganda, Pallisa; April 9, 2015.
• University experiences and Students’ Expectations. Invited speaker at Livingstone International University on ‘Merging a student’s Economic hopes in an Academic Life: A personal Experience’ in Eastern Uganda, Mbale; March 4, 2015.
• The Future of our Children. Invited speaker at Bugisu High School on ‘A reflection from the past to the Present’ in Eastern Uganda, Mbale; March 8, 2015.
• My Tree Your Tree Environmental Conservation campaign. Invited speaker at United Nations-Karamoja Team Meeting on ’93.1 Go Green Tree Planting Campaign’ in Moroto, Karamoja Region; September 25, 2014.
• Master classes on Light and Sound Management. Volunteer Speaker at Uganda Communications Commission 2nd Film Festival on ‘Mastering Light for better Filming’ in Uganda, Grip and Sparks Gaffer, Kampala; August 25-29, 2014.
• The Threats and Opportunities of Social Media: Uses and Abuses. Invited Speaker at Islamic University in Uganda during the Students’ leadership Training, at IUIU Main Campus, Mbale Eastern Uganda, August 12-14, 2014.
• Connecting with Street Kids: Photo Storytelling Workshop. Invited Speaker at Child Restoration Outreach on ‘Using photography to empower street children after LRA War’ in Northern Uganda, CRO-LIRA offices, October 3, 2010.

STUDENT RESEARCH SUPERVISION 

Doctoral Thesis

Post Graduate Thesis

Undergraduate Research Projects

  • Shakirah Nanteza, The Impact of new media usage on students’ academic performance: A case study of Facebook and WhatsApp usage at IUIU (Islamic University In Uganda, 2015)
  • Mariam Ntulume, The role of media in creating environmental awareness in Bugisu region: A case study of Mbale based radio stations (Islamic University In Uganda, 2015)
  • Zakiya Tigasitwa, The influence of new media on the Muslim dress code in Uganda: A case study of Islamic University in Uganda’s Mbale Campus students (Islamic University In Uganda, 2015)