Author profile: Susan Thomson

Susan Thomson is Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Colgate University (Hamilton, NY, USA). She received her B.A. from Saint’s Mary University, her LL.B from University College London, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Dalhousie University. Susan Thomson is the author of Whispering Truth to Power: Everyday Resistance to Reconciliation in Postgenocide Rwanda (UW Press, 2013). Her second book, under contract with Yale University Press, analyzes the longer-term effects of Rwanda’s reconstruction and reconciliation model. Her research and teaching interests are in state-society relations in contemporary Africa, individual agency in and after conflict, and qualitative research methods, with particular focus on research ethics and doing research in difficult environments.

Rwanda’s National Unity and Reconciliation Program

Susan Thomson • May 1 2014 • Articles
As Rwanda marks the 20th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, national unity and reconciliation are not yet a reality for many who lived through the violence.

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