Ibrahim Mouiche is a political scientist specializing in Political Sociology and Political Anthropology. He earned his doctoral degrees respectively at the University of Yaounde II-Cameroon in political science (1994) and at the Leiden University-Netherlands, in social sciences (2005); he is a full professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Yaoundé II. He has made important steps forward in his career over the last couple of years. The evidence is contained in the number of subsequent fellowships received from different honorable organizations in Africa, Europe and USA, numerous articles in high-level publications. Various times he has worked with CODESRIA (Council for the Development of the Social Science Research in Africa), the leading association of social scientists in Africa. His research interests include democratization and political participation with focus on ethnic minorities and traditional chiefs; governance; ethnicity and democratization; gender and politics; and Islam, reformism and politics. His main expertise is on Cameroonian and sub-Saharan Africa politics. Since 2015, he is the Holder of the ISESCO (Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Chair for Cultural Diversity of the University of Yaounde II at the International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC).