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Claudine Kuradusenge-McLeod Professorial Lecturer Peace, Human Rights & Cultural Relations

Additional Positions at AU
Director of Graduate Studies - Department of Peace, Human Rights & Cultural Relations
Degrees
Ph.D., Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
M.S., Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University

Languages Spoken
French
Kinyarwanda
Favorite Spot on Campus
Outside
Book Currently Reading
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Bio
Dr. Claudine Kuradusenge-McLeod is a scholar-activist specializing in genocide studies and the intersection of Diaspora consciousness and social mobilization. She is the author of Narratives of Victimhood and Perpetration: The Struggle of Bosnian and Rwandan Diaspora Communities in the United States as well as book chapters and articles published in Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal, the International Journal of Transitional Justice, and the International Studies Review, among others. She is also a 2023 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Distinguished Scholar for "Erasing Refugees: How Camps Became Killing Fields in the First Congo War," a joint project with Dr. Chris Davey. Finally, she is the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Peace, Human Rights & Cultural Relations at the School of International Service, at American University.
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Teaching

Spring 2024

  • SIS-619 Special Studies in Int'l Pol: Diaspora & Transnat'l Networks

  • SISU-306 Adv Int'l Studies Research: The Power of Storytelling