Erin Jessee

Academic Discipline:

Anthropology, History

About me:

I am a Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Research Fellow and Lecturer (assistant professor) in History at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, UK. I use oral historical and ethnographic methods to study transitional communities, particularly post-genocide Rwanda, Uganda and Bosnia-Herzegovina. My research interests include mass atrocities, nationalized commemoration, symbolic violence, transitional justice, mass grave exhumations, and the ethical and methodological challenges surrounding qualitative fieldwork amid highly politicized research settings.

I am interested in the following geographical area(s):

Sub-Saharan Africa

Components of the GCRF I am interested in:

Human Rights, Good Governance and Social Justice