Award of Hardiman PhD scholarship

Sep 19 2019 Posted: 10:25 IST





Owen Moriba Momoh KaiCombey, a Sierra Leonean, and a law graduate from the University of Liverpool, UK.  He is a first year Hardiman Scholar, pursuing a Structured PhD at the Irish Centre for Human Rights in the College of Business, Public Policy and Law under the supervision of Dr Kathleen Cavanaugh.


PhD Topic


Owen’s current research topic is "Constitutionalism and the Question of the 'Colonial Deficit' in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Examination of Selected African States". His research seeks to investigate the challenges to the development of legal accountability and good governance systems in Africa, using a multidisciplinary approach, and engaging both doctrinal and empirical research methods.