Michael Wilkerson

Michael Wilkerson is a graduate student in Politics at Oxford University, where he is a Marshall Scholar. He was a 2009–2010 Fulbright researcher in Uganda and has written from Uganda in a variety of local and international media.

July 2011, Volume 22, Issue 3

Uganda: Museveni’s Triumph and Weakness

Despite signs of a cautious willingness to allow more political competition, the regime of newly reelected president Yoweri Museveni fell back on familiar habits of brutal repression when public unrest followed a sudden spike in the cost of living.