Jean-Pierre Karegeye

Assistant Professor

Neill Hall 107a
Telephone: 651-696-6438

Trained in social ethics, philosophy, African Linguistics and literary analysis and theory, Karegeye specializes in African literature. His research focuses on the 1994 Rwandan genocide in literature in dialogue with ethical, political and philosophical discourses. He is the cofounder of the Interdisciplinary Genocide Studies Center in Kigali, Rwanda. Publications include edited books:L’Eglise catholique à l’épreuve du génocide (Africana, 2000) and Récits du génocide, traversée de la mémoire (Espace de Libertés, 2009).

BA, Institut Saint-Pierre Canisius/Kinshasa
MA, MA, and PhD, University of California, Berkeley