Education

PhD Candidate (ABD), The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University (expected 2019)

M.A. in Law and Diplomacy (MALD), The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (2014)

B.A. Brandeis University (2008), Magna Cum Laude, High Honors in Politics

Awards and Honors

  • Fulbright-IIE Scholar, Rwanda, 2017-2018
  • National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Fellowship, Rwanda, 2017-2018 (awarded but declined)
  • Cummings Foundation Fellow, the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University, 2014-2019
  • Talks@Google, Cambridge, MA, September 20, 2016
  • TED Talk, TedXFulbright Santa Monica, “Genocide, Justice, and Dignity,” September 2015
  • Institute for African Transitional Justice Workshop Participant, Makerere University School of Law, Uganda, 2015
  • Ruhl J. Bartlett Fellow, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 2014
  • Raphael Lemkin Research Fellow, Armenian Genocide-Museum Institute, Yerevan, Armenia, July 2014
  • Fulbright-IIE Scholar, Switzerland, 2011-2012
  • Brandeis University Achievement Award and Scholarship, 2005-2008
  • Democracy and Cultural Pluralism Research Circle Grant, Honor’s Thesis, B.A. 2008
  • AmeriCorps Education Award, 2008-2010
  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminar Fellow, France, 2009

Research and Professional Experience

2017

Ife Institute of Advanced Studies 
2017 Fellow (first cohort)
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, Nigeria

The Netherlands Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies (NIOD) 
Transitional Justice Research Fellow
Amsterdam, Netherlands

CDA Collaborative Learning
Team Lead, Gender and Anti-Corruption Research (Kuleta Haki)
Lubumbashi, DRC 
                                    

2016

United States Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)
Nyamata Memorial Church Preservation, Anthropological Consultant
Nyamata, Rwanda

National Fulbright Alumni Association
Board of Directors, Young Leaders
USA

Research Grants Consultant
Never Again Rwanda
Kigali, Rwanda

2015

Technical Advisor on National Reparations Program
Survivor’s Fund (SURF), IBUKA Genocide Survivor’s Organization
Kigali, Rwanda

Transitional Justice Working Group
Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
Harvard University                                                                          

2014

Raphael Lemkin Research Fellow
Armenian Genocide-Museum Institute
Yerevan, Armenia                                                                   

Policy Officer/Consultant, Department of Research, Policy, and Higher Education
Aegis Trust/DfID Grant, Genocide Research and Reconciliation Programme

2013

Researcher, Technical Assistant to the Genocide Archive of Rwanda
Kigali Genocide Memorial, Aegis Trust
Kigali, Rwanda

2011-2012

Fulbright Scholar in Cultural and Intellectual History
University of Lausanne
, Switzerland

Intern, Gender and Reproductive Health
World Health Organization

Teaching Experience

Teaching Associate, Clark University
Displacement and Development (International Development Department)
Worcester, MA, USA

Teacher Trainee, Clark University
Soc 130: Genocide (2016)
Worcester, MA, USA

Teacher Trainee, Clark University
International Development 105: Visualizing Human Rights: Advocacy, Action, and the Politics of Representation (2015)
Worcester, MA, USA

Learning and Resource Specialist (2010-11)
Kellman Brown Academy, NJ                                            

Elementary Special Education Teacher, Fifth Ward Elementary School  (2008-2010)
Teach For America, Greater New Orleans Region

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