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Timothy Longman, Ph.D.

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Timothy Longman, Ph.D.

Timothy Longman (PhD University of Wisconsin) is associate professor of political science and international relations and the director of the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs (CURA) in the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, where he previously served as director of the African Studies Center for eight years.  He has held research and teaching positions at Vassar College, the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, the National University of Rwanda, and the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is the author of Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda (2010) and Memory and Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda (2017), which won the prize for the best book in African politics from the African Politics Conference Group and received honorable mention for the Herskovitz and Ogot prizes from the African Studies Association. His scholarship focuses on state-society relations in Africa, focusing in particular on religion and politics, human rights, and transitional justice.

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