Timothy P. Longman is Associate Professor of political science and international relations at Boston University. For eight years, he served as director of BU’s African Studies Center and now serves as director of CURA, BU’s Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs. His most recent book is Memory and Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda, published in 2017 by Cambridge University Press. He has conducted research in a number of African countries, including South Africa, where he has taught in at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.