Ph.D., Claremont University, (DPE)
MS, University of Strathclyde, (FIN)
MS, Open UniverseUniversity, (ECON)
Certified Public Accountant, (CPA)

Francis Joseph Assenga

Francis is a full-time Ph.D. candidate for Economics and International Politics & Political Science in the Division of Politics & Economics (DPE).  Francis is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a certified director, and has worked as a central banker in the Bank of Tanzania for over 28 years.

Francis is also a member of various professional bodies and social organization, which includes the following: Western Economic Association International (WEAI), American Economic Association (AEA), Board of Accountants and Auditors (TZ), Tanganyika Law Society, UNI Global Union, Public-Private Partnership (PPP), Strathclyde Alumni Scotland (UK), and Balanced Scorecard Institute.

Francis is very active in many organizations and assumes a few roles at the CGU, where he is currently the Treasurer for the Graduate Students Council and CGU Student Ambassador. He enjoys mentoring, jogging, walking, and watching soccer.