Santino Ayuel Longar holds a Ph.D.in Law from Queen’s University, Canada.He is a barrister, solicitor, and notary public, being a member of the Law Society of Ontario, in Canada.
Assistant Administrative Officer
Alier de Jok graduated with a BA in Business from Makerere University in 2014.He currently holds a position of Assistant Administrative Officer at the Sudd Institute.
Dr.Fritz Nganje is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the South African Research Chair in African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy at the University of Johannesburg.
Bior K.Bior is a Visiting Fellow (VF) at the Sudd Institute, with a broad research interest in Communal Security Dilemma, inter- and intra-tribal relations and Political Sociology in South Sudan.He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences (B.S.
Nyathon Hoth Mai is Environment and Natural Resources Program Officer at the Sudd Institute.Before joining the Institute full time, Nyathon worked as Research Associate between Oct 2015 and Jan 2019.
Jok Gai Anai is a visiting researcher at the Sudd Institute.He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Communication and PR Officer
Dr.Pauline Riak is the Chair of the Board of Directors at the Sudd Institute.She is also deputy vice-chancellor, University of Rumbek.
Dr Leben Moro is the Director of the Directorate of Scientific and Cultural External Relations, University of Juba, and teaches graduate courses in the areas of development, conflict, forced migration and humanitarian affairs at the Center for Peace and Development Studies, University of Juba.
Jok Madut Jok is trained in the anthropology of health and holds a Ph.D.from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).He is a fellow of Rift Valley Institute and Director of the Sudd Institute.
Dr.Jane Kani Edward is the Gender Research Fellow at the Sudd Institute.She was born and raised in Southern Sudan, and educated in Sudan, Egypt and Canada.Edward received her Ph.D.in Sociology of Education from the University of Toronto in 2004.
Emily Savage is a visitng scholar at Sudd Institute.She holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences in International Development from the School of International Development Global Studies at the University of Ottawa where she completed fieldwork in Kenya on land tenure security and housing development schemes in Nairobi.
Matthew F.Pritchard is a visiting scholar at Sudd Institute.He is a PhD student in the Department of Geography at McGill University, where he holds research fellow positions at the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and the Indian Ocean World Research Centre.
Awak Deng Bior is a deputy administrator at the Sudd Institute.Awak has experience in documenting, tracking, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation.As well, Awak has a B.A in Biology from the University of Texas at Dallas and is the founder of cushaids.
Nhial Tiitmamer is the Director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Program at the Sudd Institute and a part-time lecturer at the University of Juba.
Director of Research
Augustino Ting Mayai is the Director of Research at the Sudd Institute.He holds a Ph.D.in Sociology, with concentrations on demography and development from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.He currently studies how state effectiveness affects child health outcomes in South Sudan and Ethiopia.
Abraham Awolich is the Managing Director of the Sudd Institute.Awolich’s research has focused on management of development organizations working in conflict mitigation, governance and business management.Awolich is the co-founder of the Sudan Development Foundation and the former Executive Director of New Sudan Education Initiative (NESEI).
James Alic Garang is a co-founder and scholar at The Sudd Institute.His areas of interest include macroeconomics, banking/financial inclusion and development economics.
Francis M.Deng has recently been assigned the position of South Sudan's Roving Ambassador after having been the country's first Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
Apuk Ayuel Mayen is a South Sudanese Senior Diplomat stationed in the Republic’s Embassy in South Africa.
Mark Atem Wek Deng is an Australian admitted South Sudanese lawyer.He is a Ph.D.Candidate at the University of Queensland, Australia.His research looks at constitution building processes in post-conflict societies, focusing particularly on South Sudan.
Henry Lui James is the Administrative and Finance Officer at the Sudd Institute; he holds an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Cavendish University, Uganda.He obtained a BA in Financial Management from the Atlantic International University of the USA in 2013.
Director of Finance and Administration
Ariic David Aguto Reng holds a bachelor of Management (Financial Economics) from the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts in Economics.He has a wealth of professional experience working in the public and the private sectors.