Loyola University, Chicago, IL 2016 PhD, Political Science
Santa Clara University, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 2005
Licentiate (STL), Ethics and Social Theory Hekima College of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya 2003
B.A., Theology Facultés Saint Pierre Canisius, Kinshasa, DRC 1998 & Gregorian University, Rome, Italy
B.A., Philosophy from the Facultés Saint Pierre Canisius (Université Loyola du Congo)
Gender and Sexual Ethics
War, Peace, and Peacebuilding
2019 – “Trajectory Analysis of the Last Thirty Years of the Democratic Experiment in the DRC (1990-2018): A survey” in Democracy in Mosaic Societies. EARH, Nairobi.
2019 - “Rape Terrorism and the Political Economy of Violence in Eastern DRC” in Terrorism and Youth Violence: The Political Economy of Marketized Insecurity. EARH, Nairobi
2019 - “Homelessness and Sustainable Development Goal 11: A Neoliberal Paradox?” in James F. Keenan, S.J. and Mark McGreevy (eds.), Street Homelessness and Catholic Theological Ethics. New York. Orbis Books.
2019 (January) – “To Save the Congo, Respect the Congolese and Strengthen its Institutions,” http://www.cihablog.com/to-save-the-congo-respect-the-congolese-and-strengthen-its-institutions/
2018 (October) – “Blind Spots in Humanitarian Intervention: The Geneva Conference for the Democratic Republic of the Congo” (Parts 1 and 2) http://www.cihablog.com/blind-spots-in-humanitarian-intervention-the-geneva-conference-for-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo/
2018 (March) – “On Re-enchanting the Politics in Africa,” in Response To Leadership and Governance Deficit in Africa. Rigobert Minani (editor), Kinshasa, CEPAS.
2018 (January) – “Jesuits—Protestants Encounter in Colonial Congo In the Late Nineteenth Century: Perceptions, Prejudices, and Competitions for African souls,” (in Robert A. Maryks and Festo Mkenda, S.J., eds., Encounters Between Jesuits and Protestants in Africa. Boston, Brill, 2018, pp.194-214).
Professional Activities and Affiliations
Former Professor at Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations
Africa Regional Academic Coordinator of the Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa (CIHA) Blog. Work closely with international scholars to engage public/private policy actors, foreign aid and humanitarian workers in Africa.
Vice-President of the African Studies Association of Africa (ASA-A). Work as official of the Association of more than 400 African and Africanist scholars around the globe to engage knowledge production on African issues; co-chair the committee planning the 3rd biennial conference of the ASAA in Nairobi 2019; Represent the association to public and private partners
Catholic Theological Ethics in World Church (CTEWC). Coordinate and manage a team of 25 African scholars disseminated across different universities in Africa and the US - all researching on ethical issues affecting business, bioethics, social and political affairs on the continent of Africa.