Director of the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, Associate Professor of International Relations and Political Science

Timothy Longman is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Director of the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs. His research focuses on state-society relations in Africa, particularly ethnic conflict and genocide, human rights and transitional justice, and religion and politics. His books include Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Memory and Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2016). He teaches courses on human rights, transitional justice, African politics, and religion and politics. He has held teaching and research positions at Vassar College, the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, and the National University of Rwanda. He recently co-directed a faculty seminar at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum on religion and genocide.