Jimmy Spire Ssentongo is a senior lecturer at Uganda Martyrs University and part-time lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at Makerere University. He holds a PhD in Humanistic Studies from the University of Humanistic Studies in Holland; Masters in Ethics and Public Management (Makerere University); Master of Science in Education for Sustainability (London South Bank University); BA in Philosophy (Urbaniana); and a Diploma in Philosophy and Religious Studies (Apostles of Jesus Philosophicum, Nairobi).
His latest publication is an edited book titled Decolonisation Pathways: Globalisation, Postcoloniality, and African Development. He is the author of the book Inquiry into a Withering Heritage: The Relevance of Traditional Baganda Approaches to Sustainable Environmental Conservation. His other book is a collection of short reflective pieces titled Saying It Like I Feel: A Compilation of Short Personal Reflections and Responses. He has published several journal articles and book chapters. Currently, he heads the Center for African Studies at Uganda Martyrs University and is Associate Dean in charge of Research and Publication under the School of Postgraduate Studies and Research. Here he is as well the Editor of the generic Journal of Science and Sustainable Development and of the Uganda Martyrs University monograph series Mtafiti Mwafrika (African Researcher). He is also a columnist and editorial cartoonist with The Observer newspaper in Uganda.