Academic and non-academic published writings.


Foreign Policy in Post-Genocide Rwanda: Elite Perceptions of Global Engagement (2021), Oxon: Routledge. ISBN 9780367436452 Link

Journal Articles

China’s Political Economic Policies in Africa, Stockton Innovations (2012), Vol. 1, Issue 1.

How Piracy is Affecting Economic Development in Puntland, Somalia., The Journal of Strategic Security, (2013) Vol 6, No 1. Link

The Relationship between M23 Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Rwandan Defence Force, Perspectives on Global Issues (2013) Vol 8, Issue 1.

Leadership Mindsets: The Social and Political Development of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) of the Past Twenty Years, (Co-Wrote with Samantha Lakin) Journal of African Union Studies, (2014) Vol 3, Issue 3. Link

Rwanda, Israel and Operation Protective Edge, Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs (2016) Vol 9, Issue 4. Link

The Limitations of Space within the Realm of Rwandan Study, SJPR: The SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research (2017), Vol 10. Link

Peace and Compromise, Idealism and Constraint: The Case of the Arusha Peace Accords in Rwanda and Burundi, (Co-Wrote with Samantha Lakin) Genocide Studies and Prevention (2019), Vol 12, Issue 2 Link

Rwanda’s securitisation of genocide denial: A political mechanism for power or to combat ontological insecurity?, African Security Review (2021), Vol 30, Issue 2 Link

The Arrest and Trial of Paul Rusesabagina and its Impact on Rwandan Foreign Affairs, Journal of Strategic Security (2022), Vol 15, Issue 3 Link

Rwandan Identity Formation with Judaism, The Journal of Religion in Africa (2022), Vol 52, Issue 3-4. Link

The Impact of the Ukrainian-Russian War on Rwanda, Transatlantic Policy Quarterly (2023), Vol 21, Issue 4 Link

Book Chapters:

“The Real Hero of Hotel Rwanda?” found in Confronting Genocide in Rwanda: Dehumanization, Denial, and Strategies for Prevention, CNLG/Apidama Ediciones (2014), p. 255-74.

The Historical Relationship between Religion and Government in Rwanda,found in Global Secularisms a Post-Secular Age, De Gruyter (2015), p. 205-22. Link

Contributions to Peacekeeping for Promotion of Localized Rwandan Norms,” found in Alternative Perspectives on Peacebuilding: Theories and Case Studies, Palgrave Macmillan (2022), p. 165-186. Link

Double Genocide’ or Revenge Killings? Did the Liberators of the Rwandan Tutsi Genocide Commit their own Genocide?’ found in Shadow of Genocide: Justice and Memory within Rwanda (2022), p. 132-149. Link

Books Reviews

Rwanda Fast Forward: Social, Economic, Military and Reconciliation Prospects:
African Studies Quarterly: Volume 13, Issue 4 (Winter 2013)

Rwanda, Inc: How a Devastated Nation Became an Economic Model for the Developing World:
Journal of Modern African Studies: Volume 51, Issue 2 (June 2013)

The Horn of Africa: For the LSE Review of Books Link

Rwanda Before the Genocide: Catholic Politics and Ethnic Discourse in the Late Colonial Era
African Studies Quarterly: Volume 14, Issue 3 (March 2014)

Africa’s Urban Revolution: For the LSE Review of Books Link

Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unraveling the Impact of Foreign Aid: For the LSE Review of Books Link

United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics, Journal of International Criminal Justice 2016 14 (5): 1299-1300

A History of Rwandan Identity and Trauma: The Mythmakers’ Victims.
African Studies Quarterly: Volume 17, Issue 1 (March 2017): 199-200

Politics in Rwanda:
“A history of Rwandan identity and trauma: The mythmakers’ victims.” “Remediation in Rwanda: Grassroots legal forums.”
“Rwanda: From genocide to precarious peace.”
African Affairs: 2018: 1-3:

Debating Genocide.
Journal of Contemporary History: Volume 55, Issue 2 (2020): 440-441


Beloff, J., & Sitters, B. (2014, August 29). Rusesabagina continues to exploit a naive West. The
New Times. Link

“Rwanda ponders own security while FDLR remains a strategic threat” African Arguments (2014), Link

“Karenzi Karake arrest is just more international hypocrisy over Rwanda” The Conversation (2015), Link

“Rwanda’s presidential dilemma” World Policy Institute (November 10, 2015), Link

“Friends forever, again? Rwanda and Tanzania mend bridges” African Arguments (2016), Link

“Israel in Africa: Not Just Opportunities.” Co-wrote with Samantha Lakin. World Policy Institute. (July 22, 2016) Link

“How the relationship between Rwanda and Trump’s America could change” The Conversation (2017), Link

“Rwanda wants to be a Francophone leader – even though it distrusts France” The Conversation (August 22, 2018), Link

“Black Earth Rising: a nuanced portrayal of Rwanda’s complex post-genocide history” The Conversation (October 31, 2018), Link

“Rwanda: as tensions mount with Uganda, here’s how to defuse the crisis” The Conversation (March 18, 2019), Link

“Rwandans will want Félicien Kabuga tried at home. Why this won’t happen” The Conversation (May 21, 2020), Link

“Rwanda genocide: Macron forgiveness plea resets historic ties” The Conversation (May 29, 2021), Link

“The US and Rwanda: how the relationship has evolved since the 1994 genocide” The Conversation (August 3, 2022), Link

“Rwanda and DRC’s turbulent past continues to fuel their torrid relationship” The Conversation (August 9, 2022), Link

“Rwanda: Paul Rusesabagina’s release and apology – a master stroke engineered by Kagame” The Conversation (March 30, 2023), Link

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