Masauso Chirwa is from Lusaka, Zambia. He works for the University of Zambia where he is involved in research, consultancy, and teaching students in social sciences particularly research courses. He also teaches (as a guest lecturer) in Sweden. He has carried out a number of socio-economic researches both in Sweden and Zambia. Masauso is also involved in supervising students (from Zambia and Sweden) in research. In terms of qualifications, he has several degrees both at undergraduate and postgraduate obtained in Zambia and Europe.
He is a member of a number of international associations, among others include; International Society of Political Psychology, International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Development Disabilities, International Association of Social Work, and Peace and Collaborative Development Network.
In terms of research and publications, he has several publications, and these include a chapter in a book, co-authored with a colleague, in 2008 with a title “Civil Society Activism in Zambia. Another chapter in a book with a title "Discrimination and stigmatisation of people living with HIV/AIDS". He has written an article on the integration of immigrants into the Swedish society- opportunities and challenges. Another article on Developmental History of Rwanda. He also wrote a book on disability and inclusive education in 2011 and he collaborates much with both government and non-governmental organisations—particularly their research wings.
His areas of interest include; Policy and Planning, socioeconomic research, conflict analysis, gender and disability studies including inclusive education. He also has an interest in Monitoring and Evaluation.