Prof Francois Masabo

Name:Prof Francois Masabo

Position: Associate Professor

Contact
Tel: 0788 586 083
Email: fmasabo@ur.ac.rw

Prof Francois Masabo holds a PhD in social sciences with specialization in Sociology of change and conflict. He is Researcher in the Centre for Conflict Management(CCM) at the University of Rwanda and Lecturer in two Master’s Programs run by CCM which are MA in Peace studies and Conflict Transformation, and Genocide studies and Prevention. His research interest mainly focuses on conflict transformation process, genocide memories and post conflict reconstruction challenges. Some of his publications are: 1) “Rwanda : The 2010 Presidential elections’, in 2012 ; 2) « healing fractured lives: reconciliation and reintegration in Rwanda, in 2012, (ISBN 978-1-906677-96-1); 3) Educating about the History of Genocides in Rwanda in Fracapane Karel and Matthias Haß, 2014, Holocaust education in a global context, UNESCO, pp 129-134. (ISBN 978-92-3-100042-3); 4) Elections présidentielles de 2010 au Rwanda : progrès et perspectives in JACAPS, vol 2, Issue 2, October 2013, (ISSN 2325-484X) ; 5) “Assessment of threats, challenges and opportunities to peace and security in the EAC. Case of Rwanda”, (publication underway).

 

Areas of research interest:
Peace building, social change, conflict transformation, genocide memory, post conflict reconstruction

 

Publications:
- Rwanda Ancien. Les mécanismes de socialisation et d’éducation aux valeurs, in Dialogue, no 204, Janvier-Février 2014, p.111-128 (ISSN : 0257 9017) ;
- The role of CSOs in conflict and post conflict situation in Rwanda (to be published in Rwanda journal, series B);
- Assessment of threats, challenges and opportunities to peace and security in the EAC. Case of Rwanda”, (publication underway);
- Educating about the History of Genocides in Rwanda in Fracapane Karel and Matthias Haß, 2014, Holocaust education in a global context, UNESCO, pp 129-134. (ISBN 978-92-3-100042-3);
- Elections présidentielles de 2010 au Rwanda : progrès et perspectives in JACAPS, vol 2, Issue 2, October 2013, (ISSN 2325-484X);
- Rwanda : The 2010 Presidential elections’, 2012 ;
- Healing fractured lives: reconciliation and reintegration in Rwanda, 2012, (ISBN 978-1-906677-96-1);

 

Teaching:
- Research methods in social sciences,
- Theories of conflict and conflict resolution,
- Theories of social change,
- Sociology of information and communication.
 
Research:
- Génocide perpétré contre les tutsi dans les préfectures de Butare et de Gikongoro (Involved in As Senior Researcher) ;
- Transforming conflict in a post genocide society. An evaluation study of one cow per family program in Rwanda (Involved in as Principal Investigator );
 
Other activities:
- Partnership with CNLG in genocide preventions interventions (TV and Radio emissions),
- Active member of United Nations Association-Rwanda dealing with peace and security matters